Album Review: Bruce Springsteen – Letter To You

On their latest release, Springsteen and his E Street Band take us on the emotional ride of our lives.  “I love the emotional nature of Letter To You,” says Springsteen. “And I love the sound of the E Street Band playing completely live in the studio, in a way we’ve never done before, and with…

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Menzingers – From Exile

Philly punks The Menzingers once again deliver us a record we need and the world deserves to hear. When Hello Exile was released last year, it very quickly became not only a fan favorite but received rave reviews all around, and deservedly so. Since then much has happened – the world has been turned on its head,…

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Album Review: Emily Barker – A Dark Murmuration Of Words

Emily Barker returns with one of her most stunning releases yet, on new label Thirty Tigers.  On 4 September, Australian-born singer-songwriter Emily Barker will be releasing her fourth studio album, and first with new label Thirty Tigers. A Dark Murmuration Of Words is an eerie, beautiful collection of songs that dive deep into Barker’s thoughts on love,…

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Album Review: Arkells – Campfire Chords

Canadian rock outfit Arkells, have blessed the world with Campfire Chords today.  When we say blessed – let’s face it, the world has been blessed by Arkells simply existing. A fire live band, Arkells have no trouble winning over fans once they introduce their music to them. And With Campfire Chords, the band show us a more relaxed side…

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Album Review: KID DAD – In A Box

German alt rockers release their debut album this Friday.  In A Box presents KID DAD unleashing their brand new music onto the world. As one of the most promising new rock acts coming out of Germany, the Paderborn natives truly deliver on their debut record. Fatherhood looks good on them. Released on 21 August via Longbranch…

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Album Review: State Champs – Unplugged

NY pop-punk outfit State Champs are dropping their new Unplugged EP this Friday.  Celebrating their 10th anniversary, State Champs are releasing a very special acoustic EP this Friday via Rude Records. Unplugged includes some fan favourites as well as new tracks to give fans a little taster of what the band have been working on in lockdown. In…

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Album Review: Frank Turner & NOFX – West Coat vs Wessex

The two punks cover each other’s songs on one of the best splits you’ll get this year. Cover LPs aren’t a new invention, but how great is a split LP of artists that both adore each other covering each other’s songs?! Due for release via Fat Mike’s own Fat Wreck Chords label this Friday, the project…

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Album Review: Neck Deep – All Distortions Are Intentional

Wrexham pop-punk giants Neck Deep are back with a stellar fourth record.  Producted by Grammy nominated A-list producer Matt Squire (Panic! At The Disco, Underøath, Ariana Grande, One Direction), was created by the band and producer being tucked away at world famous residential studio Monnow Valley, in the gorgeous but remote Wye Valley in the…

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Album Review: Margo Price – That’s How Rumors Get Started

This strong contender for record of the year has all the makings of becoming a favorite in your record collection. Produced by longtime friend Sturgill Simpson (co-produced by Margo and David Ferguson), the LP marks Price’s debut for Loma Vista Recordings, and whether she’s singing of motherhood or the mythologies of stardom, Nashville gentrification or…

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Album Review: Boston Manor – GLUE

Boston Manor push the boundaries with their new release GLUE.  Out this Friday, 1 May 2020, via Pure Noise Records, GLUE sees Blackpool rockers Boston Manor once again share a record that fuzzes out the lines between what some people believe rock should or shouldn’t be. GLUE is intriguing, it’s messy in the best sense and it is…

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