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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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EP Premiere: The Brass – ‘Mob Neutrality’

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The Brass – Portland, Oregon, USA Today is a day of new music, specifically denoting to the EP Premiere of The Brass and Mob Neutrality. After some considerable time away from the studio circuit since there original release of grit-laden chugging Melodic Hardcore, Skate Punk-crossover that was the debut Armsreach, The Brass have returned. Although

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Protagonist – ‘Fallout From The Chronicle’

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Protagonist – Boca Raton, Florida, USA Protagonist return and Fallout From The Chronicle is their tale. The Florida based five-piece have been slogging it out on the Skate and melodic Punk circuit since 2003 with a determination to improve and hurtle forward at a consistently high-bpm. Post-2015, Protagonist were lying low. The band has two

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Disaster Forecast – ‘Clarity’ (Single).

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Disaster Forecast – Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. I often find that Skate Punk is very much a ubiquitous force in its unrelenting ability to grab my attention. As Despite my adoration for the genre, after non-stop listening I often find I need just that little rest-bite to temporarily forsake this fast Punk but much like

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Nieviem – The ‘Up In The Air’ EP.

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Nieviem – Lincoln, England, United Kingdom. Skate Punk and its global never-ending presence is very much that. As a standalone statement that is very much not news at all and may seem redundant and arguably is; unless you pair it with the fact that the genre’s exponential growth and now varying various stylistic sonic-assaults has

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Frank Dux – ‘Parts Unknown’ EP

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Frank Dux – Cambridge, Ontario, Canada Now I’d rather have this Cambridge that my own (I’m English) but there we go. THIS Cambridge is in Canada and boasts a band by the name of Frank Dux, a band who clearly rather enjoyed and continue to enjoy the world and stylistic of 90’s Punk music. The

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Layman’s Terms – ‘An Invite To The End’.

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Layman’s Terms – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Layman’s Terms are a determined band to say the least and their most recent EP – An Invite To The End is perhaps one of the most relentless Punk-Rock EPs of the past year. In total it is the second offering from Layman’s Terms but the only one that

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