Good Riddance

Launch Control and The ‘Attention Economy’ (02/10/20)

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Launch Control – Reading, England, United Kingdom It’s been three long years of political strife since their last commentary and now Launch Control return with the Attention Economy. The Reading band’s evocative, poignant and societally resultant emotional-drudgery-drenched socio-political musings are now in their fourth phase. Although today concerns phase four, I shall but briefly implore you

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Shellycoat and ‘Hide The Knives’

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Shellycoat – Hamburg, Germany The legacy of ’90s Punk is a lucrative well of sonics that outdoes itself. Shellycoat and Hide The Knives enter via the influence of the seminal period but in a manner open and free in its exploratory desires. The Hamburg band have been slogging it out since the early “twenteens” and in

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Part Time Killer – ‘The Fight’

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Part Time Killer – Lahti, Finland If there’s one thing you can depend on in these uncertain times, its European and by extension, Scandanavian Punk-Rock. Part Time Killer and The Fight are relevant to this. The Finnish four-piece have returned after nine-years of studio-silence to further propagate their and indeed our love of the fast,

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Freedumb – ‘Post Modern Dark Age’

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Freedumb – Østfold, Norway ’90s melodic Punk-Rock and Skate Punk are the itch that simply won’t go away. Freedumb – Post-Modern Dark Age are a part of that itch. It’s an itch that despite repeated scratching only seems to bolden in its determination to always be there and let’s be honest now, the Punk scene of the

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Give You Nothing – ‘Give You Nothing’.

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Give You Nothing – Santa Cruz, California, USA. In the contemporary speed-fest that is the current reigning Skate Punk and Melodic Hardcore scene – and I say scene in a symbiotic sense – bands will champion either style or seamlessly blend and cross over these two Punk music sonic-stalwarts as often as they wish to

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MFL#1: Sound Bite: Perfect Sense.

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Perfect Sense – Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Welcome to the first in an occasional series where Ear Nutrition re-publishes (refreshes?) content from our origins in the parent site, Musically Fresh. I for one am immensely proud of all the work I published under the name and of all of those who also lent a hand, be

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Blowfuse – ‘Daily Ritual’

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Blowfuse – Barcelona, Spain. With Skate Punk so out in force in the contemporary Punk scene and showing itself in many forms within its own status as a microcosm within Punk-Rock, the sheer quantity of excellent and quality music being purveyed and championed right now is almost unfathomable. This is particularly the case within the

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Coercion – ‘Veritas’.

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Coercion – Santa Cruz, California, USA. Santa Cruz is home to Coercion, a band with a long, drawn out, sporadic and varying history. This history became recent history when a four-piece incarnation of what is now Coercion (Coercion96) released the stellar “modern rock” EP, Exit Wounds, itself worth your time. Coercion however have built on that very

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