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Passing The Favour Back: Pekka From One Hidden Frame

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One Hidden Frame – Lappeenranta, Finland Passing The Favour Back: Pekka From One Hidden Frame. Now, if you’ve had anything to do with the European fast melodic Punk scene within the past inordinately fast twenty years, the name “One Hidden Frame” may well have sped past, enveloped or captivated your…

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Wolfrik and ‘Clones’ (25/02/22)

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Wolfrik – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Wolfrik and Clones are soon to appear via their Edmonton home, catapulted by the likes of both Thousand Islands Records and Lockjaw Records into a fast, heavy but also melodic music scene where genre lines are now wonderfully blurred. The band’s debut blurred these lines further…

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Fair Do’s and ‘1000 Miles’

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Fair Do’s – Manchester, England, United Kingdom Fair Do’s and ‘1000 Miles’. The latter being the fourth from the former’s most recent metamorphic contortion of their stylistic roots. Roots resembling tendril-like hooks submerged in earth, equally fed, encumbered and downtrodden by hyperaware existentialism and the fervent Punk catharsis inexorably determined to emanate…

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Our Darkest Days and ‘Snakes & Ladders’ (19/11/21)*

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Our Darkest Days – Quebéc City, Quebéc, Canada It is safe to say that the incoming album from Our Darkest Days entitled Snakes & Ladders has, though rapidly approaching, been a long and arduous time coming. In the interest of expedition and getting to this review as fast as the Quebéc…

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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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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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Burnt Tapes and ‘Grower’

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Burnt Tapes – London, England, United Kingdom 2020 has been a peculiar one, perhaps, some would be inclined to remark, even somewhat of a weird one. A year that Burnt Tapes and Grower enter via some variant of normality regarding the underground music scene. However, the London-based, Lockjaw Records mainstays have…

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