Matthew Speer

Founder of Ear Nutrition, Matt is somewhere in his late twenties and is also the Co-owner, manager and main content-writer for Musically Fresh.

He enjoys a variety of guitar-driven music but has a strong penchant for Punk music, with fast melodic Skate Punk sitting firmly at the top.

Rachael Webster and The ‘Find A Place’ EP.

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Rachael Webster – Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. The term singer-songwriter, you’ll find most people will admit, conjures an image of a lone human with an acoustic guitar singing their heart out to anything from slow Indie-Folk or perhaps more classic Folk with a reasonable amount of acoustic covers of Pop-songs to keep the casual listener

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pawncapture – The ‘I Need An Escape’ EP.

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pawncapture – Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom. Maidstone-based two-piece pawncapture are known for their all encompassing sound when it comes to their lives shows. The band compensate for their numerical membership with the ability envelop an audience in a wave of melodic and soaring yet heavy, raw and progressively-toned amalgamation of Indie-Rock, Emo and Post-Hardcore. This

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Fastfade – ‘Happy If You Aren’t’ – (14/12/18) – A Guide.

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Fastfade – London, England, United Kingdom. Nostalgic, youthfully exuberant, fast – these are all terms you can use to describe the London three-piece and Umlaut Records staples Fastfade. They are fast, they play, the fade and they play again over and over blasting melodic Punk music that sounds akin to what I would imagine a

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Down Memory Lane Return With ‘Release’.

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Down Memory Lane – Montreal, Québec, Canada. Thousand Islands Records and Montreal mainstays Down Memory Lane have very much been operating on an “release per year” basis since their inception and I sincerely hope they keep it up. Recycled Punk Rockers (2016) was five track refreshing take on Skate-esque 90’s Punk music, while the French-language Vice Caché (2017) went

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Incisions – ‘Incisions’ (07/12/18).

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Incisions – Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Incisions are a band quintessential and essential. Quintessential in their classic British approach to Punk-Rock. They are laden with dry whit, sarcasm and unrivalled honesty hidden behind nothing but cathartic expression and a musical style classic but self-aware enough to appeal beyond the dinosaur Punks who really cannot seem

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Hoi-Poi Farplane Wind – The ‘Dread and Vision’ EP.

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Hoi-Poi Farplane Wind -Thessaloniki, Greece. Photo credit: Χάρης Μπούρος. The development of Post-Hardcore was an event in the Punk-Rock history book that would effect the genre’s history in ways that would only catapult it off to the varied and exceptional set of sounds it now calls it’s own. The initial ground-work laid down by Fugazi, Rites

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Misgivings and The Debut ‘Hermitage’ (07/12/18).

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Misgivings – Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom. As they are prone to do, Lockjaw Records have returned again with another successful hunt in their bid to showcase some of the the best game (sound) of the contemporary Punk music scene. The label’s latest coerced sonic collective inducted into their growing Punk-themed audio-Zoological conservation and propagation project

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Dangers Of Love and The ‘Dangers Of Love’ (Single).

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Dangers Of Love – London, England, United Kingdom. Cover photo credit: Harry Burner. Dangers Of Love are one of the latest from the city of London to contribute to the wealth that is the City’s underground Rock scene. You can find just about any form of stellar and genuine guitar driven music in the famous

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Anquitaz – ‘Nothing Worse Than Too Late’.

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Anquitaz – Bristol/Cardiff, England/Wales, United Kingdom. One part Bristol, one part Cardiff, Anquitaz are a two-piece with a very strict set of rules when it comes to their catharsis through music. The band are very much besotted with 90’s Emo, it’s legacy and a general appreciation for emotive Indie and Alternative sounds contrary to what

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