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Astpai - Burden Calls

Astpai – Burden Calls

This album captures a really good rock band struggling through punk-pop traditions.

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Wreckless Eric - Wreckless Eric Presents The Hitsville Houseband '12 O'Clock stereo'

Wreckless Eric – Wreckless Eric Presents: The Hitsville Houseband ’12 O’clock Stereo’ (reissue)

Fire’s ongoing reissue campaign for Eric Goulden’s lesser-known wares reaches a startlingly strong salvo of songs from 1996.

The Real Tuesday Weld - Happy Hatter Christmas EP

The Real Tuesday Weld – Happy Hatter Christmas EP

Ahead of a long-awaited new album surfacing in 2015, comes a ninth audio Christmas card to raid from The Real Tuesday Weld’s extracurricular material cupboard.

When Cities Sleep - What Lies Lay Between Us

When Cities Sleep – What Lies Lay Between Us

Melodramatic hardcore metal with some crossover appeal.

Howard Eynon - So What If Im Standing in Apricot Jam (reissue)

Howard Eynon – So What If Im Standing In Apricot Jam (reissue)

Earth Recordings excavates a long lost antipodean acid-folk curio from the improbable and charming Howard Eynon.

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Interviews

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Interview with Pompeii

Members of the Austin, Texas post-rock quartet drop details about upcoming album LOOM, touring, and their decade as a band.

Features

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Dangerous Muse – “Fame Kills” video

Mike Furey unleashes a killer dance-pop song with a video comprised of eye-catching images and ideas.

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Interview With Laurent Leemans

A couple of months ago I reviewed ‘Driftwood’, the very well crafted and intricately performed 4th album release of The Imaginary Suitcase, the musical pseudonym of Belgian guitarist Laurent Leemans. With a career in music that now goes back almost 25 years, Leemans has much of interest to say about why and when he began […]

No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Book: No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens

Amy Yates Wuelfing’s and Steve DiLodovico’s book on the famed indie music club (1980s to mid-1990s) is a compelling and compulsive read.

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