7.8
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The false and the fair: Scooped Up! And Donzii review

Donzii – Rightway Highway Genre: Post-Punk, Gothic / Dark Wave, Indie Rock People talk about pop music’s love of escapism as if it’s something wrong. Well, if nobody required an escape from the regular world, there would be much less music being…
7.5
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A place at the dawn: Family Time and Parallel reviewed

Parallel – Orchid Genre: Slowcore, Shoegaze, Dream Pop Similar artists: Slowdive, Whirr, Them are us too One of the dreams of the original punk bands was to get rid of everything that comprised a rock song. That was a fine idea. But, even The Clash and The Sex…
7.8
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Desolate landscapes: VOWWS and Force Model review

Force Model – Security Theater Genre: Post-Punk Similar artists: Drive Like Jehu, Polvo, Marbled Eye, Goggs One must only look at the way that the advertising world treats art to understand its real value. Are most advertisements attempts at humor? Humor makes…
7.3
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Bankrobber music: Littlehawk and Ditz reviewed

Ditz – I Am Kate Moss Genre: Punk, Post-Punk, Alternative Rock Similar artists: Idles, Peaches, Suuns, Eagulls, Unwound What kind of music do bank robbers listen to just before putting on their gloves and black ski masks? In the movies, it’s always…
8.3
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Lightway: Ernan en VHS and Night Rites review

Night Rites – Dark Patterns Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Alternative Rock Similar artists: The Black Angels, A Place to Bury Strangers, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Cult of Dom Keller Strange American cults have done almost as much for the music as two or three…