Alternative Rock

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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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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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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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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Harker and Their ‘Axiom’ (23/04/21)

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Harker – Brighton, England, United Kingdom After some years of cross-referencing Punk rooted stylistics, Harker and their Axiom are close. The Brighton band for those who don’t know, have been releasing music and kicking around showing it to the world since 2015. The band’s robust back catalogue cascades and meanders…

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