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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…

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Shellycoat and ‘Hide The Knives’

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Shellycoat – Hamburg, Germany The legacy of ’90s Punk is a lucrative well of sonics that outdoes itself. Shellycoat and Hide The Knives enter via the influence of the seminal period but in a manner open and free in its exploratory desires. The Hamburg band have been slogging it out since…

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Part Time Killer – ‘The Fight’

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Part Time Killer – Lahti, Finland If there’s one thing you can depend on in these uncertain times, its European and by extension, Scandanavian Punk-Rock. Part Time Killer and The Fight are relevant to this. The Finnish four-piece have returned after nine-years of studio-silence to further propagate their and indeed…

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Freedumb – ‘Post Modern Dark Age’

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Freedumb – Østfold, Norway ’90s melodic Punk-Rock and Skate Punk are the itch that simply won’t go away. Freedumb – Post-Modern Dark Age are a part of that itch. It’s an itch that despite repeated scratching only seems to bolden in its determination to always be there and let’s be honest now,…

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Blowfuse – ‘Daily Ritual’

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Blowfuse – Barcelona, Spain. With Skate Punk so out in force in the contemporary Punk scene and showing itself in many forms within its own status as a microcosm within Punk-Rock, the sheer quantity of excellent and quality music being purveyed and championed right now is almost unfathomable. This is…

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