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Froggy & The Ringes and ‘Soft G’ (05/11/20)

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Froggy & The Ringes – A Pond Somewhere, England, United Kingdom Froggy & The Ringes and Soft G. Well, where to start. I should think a blunt introduction is best. The five-piece are yet another addition to the vast and growing roster and amalgamation of weird, wonderful and heavy that is Kibou Records. I would also

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Floods In Japan and The 2020 Demo

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Floods In Japan – Kent, England, United Kingdom Floods In Japan and the 2020 Demo like many, entered said year via lockdown. Ah, lockdown, that thing that went away but not really. That thing that is now lingering like some sort of dystopian outcast ready to stake its claim, administered by fools and ironically perpetuated

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The OBGMs and ‘The Ends’ (30/10/20)

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The OBGMs – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Rambunctious, raucous, writhing and resolute. These are the words both codified and prospective regarding The OBGMs and The Ends. The first three speak for themselves through the band’s Garage Punk n’ Roll thus far but the latter most word? Well, in a succinct, high-velocity nutshell, The OBGMs and The

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Thousand Oaks and ‘Hell Is Empty’ (27/11/20)

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Thousand Oaks – Rome, Italy Thousand Oaks and Hell Is Empty. The former is a band of blistering technical Punk-Rock and the latter; a statement that is no longer as outlandish as it once blissfully and idly was. Mud Cake Records are on board and pushing the mainline vinyl run of the latest from the harmonised,

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Winning Streak – ‘We Need A Plan’ (03/11/20)

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Winning Streak – Texas, USA After a busy year, an increase in personnel and a rebirth of their debut, Winning Streak and We Need A Plan approach their triumph. The band are set to release their long-awaited follow up this coming November, and now, bolstered with both Chris McGrath of Much The Same and Davey Knight of

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Knife Club and The ‘Lockdown Acoustic’ EP (06/11/20)

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Knife Club – The Knife Cave, England, United Kingdom Ah, post-lockdown, sort of. It is here that Knife Club and the Lockdown Acoustic EP enter the 2020 music scene, one the band themselves entered under methods quite unorthodox. However, that’s all crumbs under the knife-rack. The band’s debut We Are Knife Club can be broken down – Here

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waterweed and The ‘Diffuse’ Vinyl Issue (04/12/20)

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waterweed – Osaka, Japan Although the album itself was a 2019 entry into the Punk-a-sphere, waterweed and the Diffuse vinyl issue are words worth heeding, noting and if you’re so inclined, celebrating. The Osaka band, who have been slogging it out since 2003 and in 2018, 2019 and to a point, 2020 respectively, have populated

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Beefywink and ‘Dance In The Deluge’ (23/10/20)

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Beefywink – Bristol, England, United Kingdom Beefywink and Dance In The Deluge enter 2020 after a considerable, vibrant, varied and voracious journey through the underground realm. The band, akin to many of the DIY stature, have been through what may seem like a hellish experience of inconsistency and indomitable, unrelenting problems. This may well seem

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SHIIVA and Their ‘Groove’

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SHIIVA – Lancaster, California, USA California is fertile ground for Punk-Rock and Hardcore and from this sonically nutritional soil, SHIIVA and their Groov(e) enter 2020. The four-piece in this past July unleashed their debut defiance set across seven tracks durationally set between 1:32 and 2:39. That latter piece of information is simply an important bonafide morsel

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