Alternative Reviews

Kid Kapichi - Sugar Tax EP Artwork Cover
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Kid Kapichi – Sugar Tax EP (, )
16th July 2019 -

The sugar tax isn’t just a controversial piece of Conservative legislation that demeans and drains the capital of the lower classes in society; it’s also the fabulous new EP from Hastings born post-punks, Kid Kapichi. Their sound definitely has more emphasis on the punk side of this descriptor, but the music is far more intricate and complex than the established… Read More »

Jamie Lenman - Shuffle Album Artwork
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Jamie Lenman – Shuffle (, )
5th July 2019 -

The term ‘covers album’ is undoubtedly a dirty one. Rock covers albums fall into two categories; vanity projects that are utter dross, or Garage Inc. Essentially it’s fair to say that covers albums are a pointless endeavour that only seek to serve an artist’s ego as they relive the music that they love to the benefit of none but themselves…. Read More »

Phoxjaw - A Playground For Sad Adults EP Artwork
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Phoxjaw – A Playground for Sad Adults EP ()
1st July 2019 -

After releasing a critically acclaimed and modestly successful EP in the shape of Goodbye Dinosaur…, Phoxjaw are riding the crest of a wave. With their follow up release, A Playground For Sad Adults, the band are going for broke pushing to get to the next level of reverence in underground circles and beyond. A sprawling adventure of a release, it… Read More »

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The Damned Things – High Crimes (, , )
26th April 2019 -

It’s been a long time coming, but finally after a near decade long wait we have been blessed with a new album from The Damned Things. For those out of the loop The Damned Things are a group comprising of members of Fall Out Boy, Every Time I Die, Anthrax and Alkaline Trio which I know frankly sounds mental on… Read More »

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Blaqk Audio – Only Things We Love ()
12th March 2019 -

It seems remarkable that of all the side projects that Davey Havok has featured in over the years, 3 of which include his partner in crime Jade Puget, that Blaqk Audio is the one that has soldiered on. It speaks volumes that Only Things We Love is the fourth studio album by the duo. It shows a commitment to this… Read More »