United Kingdom

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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Redeemon and ‘Redeemon’ (Spring 2022)

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Redeemon – High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom The forthcoming Redeemon and Redeemon landed in my submissions inbox after a message from a scene compadre enquiring unto whether if I would review a Ska release. Now, if you know me, despite enjoying a great deal of Ska-Punk music as a younger…

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EP PREMIERE: Hike The Peak and ‘Three’

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Hike The Peak – Sheffield, England, United Kingdom So, it is now. The EP premiere of Hike The Peak and Three. Collaboration is Punk and I will not accept any rhetoric pertaining to the contrary. Cross-border, cross-country collaboration and projects are nothing new but amidst this COVID-age, where burning creativity is confined, it…

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Chalk Hands and ‘Fail, Grasp, Restore’ (26/11/21)

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Chalk Hands – Brighton, England, United Kingdom Chalk Hands and ‘Fail, Grasp, Restore’ are soon to arrive this Friday. The former, a band hailing from Brighton that akin to many were also active in the before-fore times, have endured, survived and busied themselves against the backdrop of the brave new…

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Video Premiere: Rash Decision and ‘Beasts Of England’ + ‘Year Of The Silence’ First Look // Pre-Order

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Rash Decision – Falmouth, England, United Kingdom And so, we are here. The video premiere of Rash Decision and ‘Beasts Of England’ is upon us after a road of setbacks, twists, turns and an incalculable amount of sitting down. Within the UK Punk scene, the band require little introduction. That…

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Passionflower: A Year Of Growth

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Passionflower – Warrington, England, United Kingdom Passionflower: A Year Of Growth. It’s been a long road for the former even prior to this discombobulating new norm we occupy. However, the Warrington project fronted by one Kyle Richardson-Nickle is finally and much to their delight, ready to release a culmination work that has…

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Douglas Firs and ‘Something In The Trees’

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Douglas Firs – Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom Douglas Firs with Something In The Trees emerged from the audio-terra-firma sometime in early 2021, after previously knocking around, sprouting and making use of the comparatively easier but still dwindling photosynthesis of the before-fore times. The world is invariably fucked but that doesn’t…

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snake eyes and ‘the lovehate mixtape (side a)’ and more!

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snake eyes – Brighton, England, United Kingdom snake eyes and the lovehate mixtape (side a) almost, very nearly, persuaded me to type this whole review in lower case. However, because I’m obviously a huge and obsequious stickler for the rules of grammar, I won’t. I joke. I may know some…

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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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