INVEKTIV and ‘Bleach Solves Most Of My Problems’

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INVEKTIV – Copenhagen, Denmark INVEKTIV and Bleach Solves Most Of My Problems are a band and a second release I have been meaning to cover for a while now (aka fucking ages). The Copenhagen-based multi-lingual and multi-origin four-piece have been eviscerating ears since 2018. With their member’s origins cut across…

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Desperate Acts and ‘State Secrets’

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Desperate Acts – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Ah, yes. The world of emotionally drenched gruff and melodic Punk-Rock. Desperate Acts and State Secrets as of a few short days ago, stumbled (in a possibly inebriated state) into this fray with their debut full-length sustained by its own emotional mass. The band, in…

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May Have Missed Volume 6

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The Expanse Of The Internet “May Have Missed Volume 6” is an attempt to counter the volume of requests I receive in the various Ear Nutrition inboxes as I type away. The venture of EN, when it boils down to the barebones of itself, is a spare-time hobby. I try…

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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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Vegan Mosquitoes and ‘A Beautiful Slaughter’

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Vegan Mosquitoes – Athens, Greece The words “Vegan Mosquitoes and A Beautiful Slaughter” conjure some interesting imagery but within and outside of that, they exist and propagate the lucrative well of Alternative Rock that often seems under-represented in today’s DIY scene. With such a variety of Punk music from Skate…

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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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Please Use Right Excuses and ‘Pure Quarantine’

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Please Use Right Excuses – São Paulo, Brazil Please Use Right Excuses (P.U.R.E) and Pure Quarantine are living proof and its product that the lockdown-centric releases aren’t quite spent. Though various lockdowns are still phasing in and out in other parts of the world, generally, the post-lockdown period is upon…

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A Very Special Episode – ‘Cowboy’ // ‘Weather The Storm’

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A Very Special Episode – Brooklyn, New York City, USA A Very Special Episode released ‘Cowboy’ // ‘Weather The Storm’ not too long ago from their Brooklyn home and as per usual, I’ve been meaning to get to it for some time. Now, feeling somewhat spaced and confused after my…

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