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Chalk Hands and ‘Fail, Grasp, Restore’ (26/11/21)

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Chalk Hands – Brighton, England, United Kingdom Chalk Hands and ‘Fail, Grasp, Restore’ are soon to arrive this Friday. The former, a band hailing from Brighton that akin to many were also active in the before-fore times, have endured, survived and busied themselves against the backdrop of the brave new…

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Video Premiere: Rash Decision and ‘Beasts Of England’ + ‘Year Of The Silence’ First Look // Pre-Order

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Rash Decision – Falmouth, England, United Kingdom And so, we are here. The video premiere of Rash Decision and ‘Beasts Of England’ is upon us after a road of setbacks, twists, turns and an incalculable amount of sitting down. Within the UK Punk scene, the band require little introduction. That…

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Passionflower: A Year Of Growth

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Passionflower – Warrington, England, United Kingdom Passionflower: A Year Of Growth. It’s been a long road for the former even prior to this discombobulating new norm we occupy. However, the Warrington project fronted by one Kyle Richardson-Nickle is finally and much to their delight, ready to release a culmination work that has…

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Douglas Firs and ‘Something In The Trees’

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Douglas Firs – Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom Douglas Firs with Something In The Trees emerged from the audio-terra-firma sometime in early 2021, after previously knocking around, sprouting and making use of the comparatively easier but still dwindling photosynthesis of the before-fore times. The world is invariably fucked but that doesn’t…

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snake eyes and ‘the lovehate mixtape (side a)’ and more!

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snake eyes – Brighton, England, United Kingdom snake eyes and the lovehate mixtape (side a) almost, very nearly, persuaded me to type this whole review in lower case. However, because I’m obviously a huge and obsequious stickler for the rules of grammar, I won’t. I joke. I may know some…

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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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Premiere: GILT and ‘No Surprise’ (Fugazi) Via Ripcord Records

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GILT – Jacksonville, Florida, USA Ripcord Records – Scotland, United Kingdom Here we are again, but this time for the premiere of GILT and ‘No Surprise’ (Fugazi) via Ripcord Records. As you may or may not know, Ripcord Records of sunny Scotland are putting together a forty-three track compilation in ode to…

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Sleemo and The ‘Degradation’ EP (09/09/21)

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Sleemo – Norwich, England, United Kingdom It’s been some time, but Sleemo and the Degradation EP are soon to arrive. The Norwich three-piece and their amalgamative Punk-adjacent, Post-Hardcore conditioned and Grunge-fuzzed Alternative Rock are quite the abrasive, loud and complex unit. Sleemo have graced Ear Nutrition before in the previous…

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Premiere: This Is Hell and ‘Sieve-Fisted Find’ (Fugazi) Via Ripcord Records

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This Is Hell – Long Island, New York, USA Ripcord Records – Scotland, United Kingdom Today, I am pleased to be a part of the premiere of This Is Hell and ‘Sieve-Fisted Find’ (Fugazi) via Ripcord Records. Ripcord Records are yet another tenacious record label and distro based in Scotland…

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