7.5
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Rats and Daggers and The Gas Widows Reviewed

Rats and Daggers – Weary Willy Similar artists: IDLES, Amyl and The Sniffers, Viagra Boys Genre: Post-Punk, Alternative Rock There’s a new soundtrack to the old city blues, and it’s a type of music that’s been around for a while. Over the past decade…
8.5
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Sculpture Club and NOL K Reviewed

Sculpture Club – Drive Too Fast Similar artists: Soft Kill, Choir Boy Genre: Post-Punk Should a single be representative of a band’s body of work? No, that’s not an expectation we ought to have. In fact, listen to great 1980s radio singles, and with enough…
8.3
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Lucy Kruger & The Lost Boys and Pamphlets Reviewed

Lucy Kruger & The Lost Boys – The Whale Song Similar artists: Jungstötter, Hendrik Otremba, PJ Harvey, A.A. Williams, Emma Ruth Rundle Genre: Gothic / Dark Wave, Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Has the world ever truly needed poetry or their words? Yes!
7.5
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Touching and Slower Avenue Reviewed

Touching – Cauldron Similar artists: Trent Reznor, TV On The Radio Genre: Gothic / Dark Wave, Indietronica, Indie Rock Pop music can only talk about a few things. And pop audiences know this. It’s why when a pop singer dares to try and stretch out, they…
7.8
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Goblin Daycare and ICHIWAWA Reviewed

Goblin Daycare – Boss Man Similar artists: Hav Hav!, POWER PANTS, Hiçamahiç, The Gobs Genre: Punk How do artists live their lives? Well, if you trust your main media channels, they live in luxury. They get away with murder. And they have people employed to…
8.5
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Sheebaba and Friktion Reviewed

Sheebaba – ambulanz Similar artists: Placebo, Das Kinn, Streichelt, NILS KEPPEL, Edwin Rosen Genre: Post-Punk, Indie Rock There’s a worrying global trend, and it involves rich kids who’ve only heard about Jamaica from Bob Marley t-shirts and would place…
7.8
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Oberst and Conscious Pilot Reviewed

Oberst – Bad Run Similar artists: Kvelertak, Mastodon, The Good The Bad and The Zugly, Honningbarna Genre: Punk, Post-Hardcore Never underestimate bands that are determined to sound lo-fi on purpose. They’re like the people who take cold showers even though…
7.8
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IST IST and Burn Kit Reviewed

IST IST – Lost My Shadow Genre: Post-Punk, Indie Rock Contrary to popular opinion, shared and pushed by heads of the music industry, people can actually fall in love with sad songs. Audiences don’t necessarily mind tunes about depression. And, wouldn’t you…
7.8
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The Slashes and The Lovinas Reviewed

The Slashes – Limo Tint Genre: Post-Punk I was recently in a bodega in Guatemala, drinking beer and listening to the radio. It was playing South American pop-rock of the 60s. I didn’t know most of the songs. But I recognized them. They’d been taken wholesale…