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Nasty: LJ & The Sleeze and Buddy Wynkoop reviewed

Buddy Wynkoop – Serotonin Genre: Garage Rock, Alternative Rock Similar artists: Devo, Talking Heads, Squid Rock music is under collective ownership. We’re all responsible for it, some amount or another. It’s just that we all have very different ideas about…
7.5
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Powered up: HOFFMAN and The Lost Weekend review

HOFFMAN – Reflection Genre: Indie Rock, Garage Rock, Alternative Rock Rock n’ roll is the poor’s man Yogic Guru. Sure, we all know that meditation is good for our minds, but most of us don’t actually go to the trouble of doing it. It’s just the way that…
8.0
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Deserted city: Collie Magnum and Swiss Banks reviewed

Swiss Banks – RIP Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Similar artists: The Smiths, The Cure, Morrissey, Interpol, Echo and The Bunnymen, The National, Killing Joke The great Richey Edwards named the lack of new exciting bands that one can find as one of the…
7.5
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Method to the madness: Love'n'Joy and Jim The Kid reviewed

Jim The Kid – Orange Juice (Feat. Moe Lowe) Genre: Lo-fi Rock, Indie Rock, Garage Rock I remember the time that I read in the NME that Yngwie Malmsteen was a wanker! It was all on account of the fact that he could play guitar really well. The writer asserted that…
8.0
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Rockin’ forth: Truth Value and Bob Rats reviewed

BOB RATS – Rudi, Don’t Turn Out Like Mother Genre: Ska, Punk Similar artists: The Interrupters, The Specials, The Clash, Rancid, Toots and The Maytals, Westbound Train It usually takes American rockstars a few too many albums, tours, and years of being…
7.3
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Take a look around: Ben DeHan and Hand Models review

Hand Models – Tennis Skirt Genre: Punk, Post-Punk, Garage Rock There is very little genuinely angry music on the charts these days. It only makes sense. What are you buying when you’re angry? Indeed, none of the things that can be advertised by the folks asked…
7.8
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Pop marks: Holly and Jaws The Shark reviewed

Jaws The Shark – Destroy the World (feat. Dinosaur Pile-Up) Genre: Alternative Rock The alternative rock that finally made its way onto the charts was very loud and very easy on the ears. Even Kurt Cobain admitted as much when he called Nirvana an unholy union…
7.8
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Unmanageable: Lunavela and Bambara reviewed

Bambara – Mythic Love + Birds9 (live) Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Shoot-em-ups, horrors, and Westerns were the kinds of movies that were made quickly, with a slim budget and few expectations about what they could do at the box office. They were the…