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PLAY DEAD and pMad Reviewed

PLAY DEAD – Thameslink Similar artists: Amyl and The Sniffers, The Chats, HotWax, SNAYX, Lambrini Girls Genre: Skate Punk, Punk, Alternative Rock There’s no secret that English-speaking countries have virtually monopolized rock music all through its rise and…
7.5
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Rosie Frost and Liminal Shade Reviewed

Rosie Frost – Jupiter Similar artists: The Cure, Beach House Genre: Gothic / Dark Wave, Shoegaze Real goth-rockers have the concentration powers of legendary yogic gurus, and there’s very little that can break it. The fact is that you would need these kinds…
7.3
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The Tilt and BIFTER Reviewed

The Tilt – Bloodspring Similar artists: The Cure, Echo & the Bunnymen, Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus Genre: Gothic / Dark Wave Statistically speaking, it’s likely that great things will happen once rock bands decide they no longer want to be liked. Frankly…
8.3
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Ringfinger and Mount Nemo Reviewed

Mount Nemo – Type Negative O Genre: Alternative-rock The world never chooses its heroes wisely. It goes by whims and intuition, then proceeds to turn those figures into almost holy figures. But the kind of folks that get anointed these days are not like the ones…
8.0
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The Melting Rabbits and Sauna Senere Reviewed

The Melting Rabbits – Vortex Similar artists: Forever Grey, This Cold Night, The Agnes Circle, Bat Nouveau, Drab Majesty Genre: Post-Punk, Gothic / Dark Wave There are only a few details that betray a person’s individuality. Block someone’s eyes and you…
7.5
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Joy Macabre: Jake’s Mistakes and Sonny Falls Reviewed

Sonny Falls – Cemeteries Similar artists: Spoon, BRONCHO Genre: Indie Rock, Garage Rock It’s the sensitive types that get bullied the worst by hard times. They are the ones who, after all, are cursed to feel the hardships and suffering of the world more than…
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None Followed: Born Days and Stephanie Losi Reviewed

Stephanie Losi – What Happened Genre: Folk, Americana Rock stars walk, talk, and lie about themselves in a certain way. It must be true. After all, that’s the only way that I’ve seen them be presented in the numerous films and television shows about these…
7.8
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Sound of Every Teardrop: Deceits and Chief Broom

Chief Broom – DFA Similar artists: Interpol, Modest Mouse, Built To Spill, Broken Social Scene Genre: Post-Punk, Post-Rock, Indie Rock Most people have always had a hard time being alone. In fact, there are some folks who’ve never attempted spending more…
7.5
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Stranger No More: Kensuke Sudo and belabela Reviewed

belabela – “Lilith” Similar artists: Mazzy Star, The Doors, Portishead, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Bauhaus Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Combining ASMR-like vocals with the kind of songwriting techniques that would interest a seriously…