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Video Premiere: Fair Do’s With ‘Love & Light’

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Fair Do’s – Manchester, England, United Kingdom Ah, yes, the video premiere of Fair Do’s with ‘Love & Light’. A band moniker used in a variety of ways and nuances depending on the mood, flanked by a painfully positive and often forced term of pseudo-optimism, itself synonymous with toe-the-line societal appearances. Well,…

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Fair Do’s and Our ‘Casket’

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Fair Do’s – Manchester, England, United Kingdom Fair Do’s and Our ‘Casket’. Where to begin? Well, ‘Casket’ is a song concerning the ever-widening death-box society is building itself. Such a tomb is being constructed in double-time and its workers are mired in an intoxicating miasma of their own incredulity and…

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Burnt Tapes and ‘Grower’

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Burnt Tapes – London, England, United Kingdom 2020 has been a peculiar one, perhaps, some would be inclined to remark, even somewhat of a weird one. A year that Burnt Tapes and Grower enter via some variant of normality regarding the underground music scene. However, the London-based, Lockjaw Records mainstays have…

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A Happy Accident: Chris From Much The Same

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Much The Same – Chicago, Illinois, USA Undisputedly, the hardest part of the interview process is ascertaining a title. It’s only fitting then that “A Happy Accident: Chris From Much The Same” became the title as a happy accident in itself. I had a whole script to choose from after the interview…

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Much The Same – ‘Quitters Never Win’ Reissue (03/07/20)

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Much The Same – Chicago, Illinois, USA “Much The Same and the Quitters Never Win Reissue” are a set of meaningful and determined words that very recently captivated the global fast-melodic Punk scene. In doing so, this collection of characters resulted in a response itself well within the realm of…

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Head Honcho and Their ‘Appetite For Distraction’

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Head Honcho – Seattle, Washington State, USA And so it continues! The ever increasing influx of Punk-Rock. Head Honcho and their Appetite For Distraction count themselves apart of the US north-west contingent in this. Based in Seattle, the band have-been knocking out Punk-Rock music inclined towards inviting melodies as much…

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MPF 2020 and Other Tall Tales: Ian ‘Tree’ Robinson

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Manchester Punk Festival “MPF 2020 and Other Tall Tales: Ian ‘Tree’ Robinson” is relevant to the question above. A question that is in its sixth iteration of annual linger. MPF 2020 is indeed fast approaching, that much is true but it simultaneously seems to be taking its sweet and possibly…

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