Album Review: Vukovi – Fall Better

Vukovi have dropped their sophomore album and Fall Better is everything that’s great about Scottish rock music.  Glasgow’s high-energy rock duo are back with the release of their second record Fall Better, released Friday via VKVI Records. Produced by Bruce Rintoul – in whose spare bedroom Janine recorded some of her vocals – Fall Better is pop-infused rock that promises to get…

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Album Review: Beach Slang – The Deadbeat Bang of Heartbreak City

Philly punk rock outfit Beach Slang are kicking 2020 off with a bang thanks to The Deadbeat Bang of Heartbreak City.  Released this Friday, 10 January 2020, rock and roll is back and we are here for it. This year is looking to be one of the strongest for rock music in a long time and…

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Our most listened-to new records of 2019

Ah another year-end list, you didn’t ask for it but here’s the new releases we couldn’t stop listening to this year.  As we’re about to end another trip around the sun, we wanted to share some of the records put out this year that we thought were fantastic, each in their own way. No, this…

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Album Review: Miranda Lambert – Wildcard

Miranda Lambert once again delivers a record every girl can fall in love with. Country music’s kick-ass superstar Miranda Lambert is releasing her new record Wildcard on 1 November via Sony. It marks her first collaboration with producer Jay Joyce and sees her revealing a gentler, more folk side of her music, never losing her signature wit…

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EP Review: Like Giants – Sovereign

Pop-punk four-piece Like Giants have self-released their debut EP Sovereign and here’s why you need to listen to it. Speaking on the new EP frontman Daniel Kai said “We recorded the EP with Matt O’Grady (You Me At Six, Deaf Havana, Don Broco). We wanted to create something that infused elements of bands that we…

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Album Review: The Menzingers – Hello Exile

Hello Exile is everything we love about The Menzingers and so much more.  Philadelphia-based punk band The Menzingers are set to release their brand new record Hello Exile via Epitaph tomorrow and we’re here to tell you it’ll be one of the best records you listen to this year. Hello Exile is the band’s most diverse and lyrically heavy album…

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Album Review: Pretty Vicious – Beauty Of Youth

Pretty Vicious release one of the most exciting debut records of 2019.  Beauty Of Youth marks Welsh rockers Pretty Vicious debut full-length. Soaked in riffy anthems, the twelve track record is a gem of its time and proof that British rock music is alive and bloody well. Beauty Of Youth rips a sound through your ears like no…

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Album Review: SUM 41 – Order In Decline

The pop-punk icons have delivered one of their best records to date.  With Order To Decline, Sum 41 celebrate some of their most honest lyrics to date. Whibley poured everything he had into the album – producing, engineering, and mixing the album in his home studio. The result is undoubtedly Sum 41’s heaviest and most aggressive album…

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Album Review: Bruce Springsteen – Western Stars

The record to make you want to hire a convertible and drive through California with your love.  This Friday, Columbia Records is releasing Bruce Springsteen brand new solo record Western Stars.  The 13 tracks were recorded primarily at Springsteen’s home studio in New Jersey, with additional recording in California and New York, and encompass a sweeping…

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EP Review: Rhys Lewis – In Between Minds

Singer-songwriter Rhys Lewis impresses on his second EP In Between Minds, out now via Decca.  The EP features recent singles End Like This, Hold on to Happiness and Better Than Today, as well as two new tracks. It showcases Rhys’ gift for telling poignant and vivid stories through his lyrics, and his willingness to bare all. Encapsulating…

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