Post-Hardcore

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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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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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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Maisonette and ‘Panic Earth’ (23/07/21)

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Maisonette – Brighton, England, United Kingdom Maisonette, Panic Earth and the rapidly growing DIY Punk label INiiT Records. The former’s gruff, sardonic and Post-Hardcore-spun existentialism-encumbered Punk is the latest acquisition of the latter and that’s today’s deep dive. The Brighton four-piece have a handful of warped, discordant and poignant Emo-lacquered…

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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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