Progressive/Instrumental Rock

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Bards and The ‘Barricades’ Single

Bards – Manchester, England, United Kingdom Progressive Rock is an ambiguous moniker indeed. Bards and their ‘Barricades’ single very much fit into this term mired in pre-listen mystery. The Manchester band’s career has ebbed, flown, soared and swam through various sonic landscapes since 2018, always accompanied by an emotional introspection itself flowing and ebbing at

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Illegal Jazz Brunch and Their ‘Slice Of Life’

Illegal Jazz Brunch – Vienna, Austria Where are you to even begin with Illegal Jazz Brunch and their Slice Of Life. The very collection of words itself is beyond its own ability to garner interest. The Vienna based four-piece, after two teasing singles earlier in the year, revealed their majoritively instrumental slice of audio description

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Introducing: Kaleido Bay

Kaleido Bay – Swindon, England, United Kingdom “Alternative Rock”, despite its relatively simple roots via Punk-Rock and the ’90s, has become quite the large umbrella. Introducing Kaleido Bay is best done by stating simply that they are safe and dry underneath it. Based in Swindon, the band to date have but four-tracks split across three

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TWINS and Their Debut ‘Soon’

TWINS – Dresden, Germany Post-Hardcore is a stylistically lucrative offshoot of the greater Punk-Rock movement and that is where TWINS and their debut Soon stand prominently. The band, who are based in and around Dresden, Leipzig and Berlin, revive and infuse the base-genre with yet another direction. The four-piece infuse their melodic variant of the

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Introducing: Three Days From Retirement

Three Days From Retirement – Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Introducing Three Days From Retirement is something perhaps easiest after a little context via in-band inspiration. The band, like many in the scene, are somewhat elusive but again, like most in the scene, wear their influences on their sleeves. TDFR cite the likes of Mogwai, Russian

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Introducing: Kamino and Their Colossal Sounds

Kamino – Bristol, England, United Kingdom Introducing Kamino and their colossal sounds is easiest via a statement I utter regularly and one that is truer each time it is said. Bristol is perhaps one of the most eclectic, progressive, diverse and important cities in the UK regarding underground music. The south-west institution is rife with

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