Grunge

Early Stream: Squidge – ‘Cardboard Box’ (28/08/20)

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Squidge – Bristol, England, United Kingdom Today is straight to the point, or rather within the context of my waffle that is. But yes, the early stream of Squidge and ‘Cardboard Box’. Squidge. The band whose name I never tire of typing, uttering and squashing with my ham-fisted, Isle Of Wight-originating under-articulating speaking arrangement. Words. Squidge are

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Turfboy and ‘At Tension’ (08/08/20)

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Turfboy – Dublin, Ireland Grunge. The “its been done” genre. One that has begrudgingly limped along parallel to its own fuzz staring up at the big names. Turfboy and At Tension find themselves in this camp and very much, like all underground bands in this vein, exist to dispel this apparent gazing at greats and

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Out Of Love – ‘I Am Not Me’ (17/07/20)

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Out Of Love – London, England, United Kingdom With so many DIY and underground labels populating the UK scene now, trends are forming. This is where Out Of Love and ‘I Am Not Me’ enter the stylistic fray via Venn Records. The London Alt-genre-fluid label is a dependable source from which ears can find all

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Joy Killed The Duke – ‘Would You Still Like Me’

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Joy Killed The Duke – Utrecht, The Netherlands Nowadays, when the word “Grunge” is used to describe a new band, it is often greeted with an eye roll. Joy Killed The Duke and Would You Still Like Me are very much a band existing to dispel this. The self-labelled “Neo-Grunge” four-piece and their flamboyant attire hail

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Mighty Magic Animal – ‘Shucks’

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Mighty Magic Animal – Salisbury, England, United Kingdom Mighty Magic Animal and Shucks add credit to the statement I made regarding their last EP. Something, something, don’t underestimate a two-piece band. If you want to break-down said release in a little more detail or rather read my own break-down, gyrate over to – Here. Mighty Magic Animal

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Fuzz Lightyear and ‘Animal’

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Fuzz Lightyear – Leeds, England, United Kingdom Fuzz Lightyear and ‘Animal’. The former unleashed the latter via a cacophony of Garage-Punked Grunge in March of this year. As with anything monikered under or even associated with the word “Garage”, both band and track piqued the interest of my usually front-facing disinterested demeanour. My interest in

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Pigeon’s Pocket and Their Self-Titled EP

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Pigeon’s Pocket – Leeds, England, United Kingdom Pigeons. To ascertain why I love them so much would take me drastically off-topic, so that can wait. Pigeon’s Pocket and their Self-Titled EP, however, cannot. The Leeds four-piece in this here 2020, are one new to the game of meticulously pecking at pavements desperate for the decadent

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Squidge – ‘Simple Functions’ (Single)

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Squidge – Bristol, England, United Kingdom Underground Alt. Rock struggles on in 2020 and Squidge and their ‘Simple Functions’ single are fighting such a fight. In a scene where Alternative and Indie-Rock often segue between plethora and “handful-of” status, it’s not always easy to stand out. The resounding quality is usually high no matter though,

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