Category Archives: Album Review

Album Review: Harker – A Lifetime Apart

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The latest release by Brighton-based act Harker shows they may not be the most innovative of bands. Nevertheless, “A Lifetime Apart” leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy. Read why after the jump. Continue reading

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Album Review: Ducking Punches – Fizzy Brain

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There are a lot of acoustic acts emerging from the United Kingdom since the rise of Frank Turner, but Norwich’s Ducking Punches has been around for quite a while now. Although “Fizzy Brain” is only the band’s second full-length, the first release of music is already five years ago. Read the full review here.
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Harker covers Beach Slang’s “We Are Nothing”

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Brighton’s finest acoustic punks in Harker are celebrating 2.000+ likes on Facebook with some cover video’s coming up on their YouTube channel. Listen to Beach Slang‘s “We Are Nothing” below the jump.
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Album Review: Laura Mardon – One Week Record

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Laura Mardon is the sixth person to have recorded for One Week Records at Joey Cape‘s home studio in San Francisco. The London singer-songwriter, currently residing down under, released her debut album on April 14. Please read on for our full review. Continue reading


Free download Harker’s EP Hours

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After their European run of dates of Casually Dressed, Brighton’s acoustic punk four-piece Harker sold out their EP “Hours“, so the band offers a free download on their Bandcamp. To listen and download the four-track, please read on.
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Album Review: Billy the Kid – Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

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If there is one thing contradicting about Billy the Kid‘s new album “Horseshoes & Hand Grenades“, it is the artwork and the lyrics. Whereas the album shows the Canadian singer-songwriter covering her mouth, she does not mince words on her record. And as we do not either, you can read our full review below.

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Album Review: Cory Branan – The No-Hit Wonder

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The title of Cory Branan‘s newest full-length sounds a bit unsettling. Does Branan imply that this album – “The No-Hit Wonder” –  has no hit potential at all? Or does he mean he can make it far without ever having a main-stream hit? Especially with Chuck Ragan saying Branan is “the greatest songwriter of our generation”. Here is our verdict. Continue reading