Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lower Lands – Growing Pains review

Like Lower Lands, every British alternative rock band should list Reuben as an influence. If it wasn’t for Reuben (R.I.P.), then bands like Twin Atlantic and Lower Lands probably wouldn’t exist. Since Lower Lands birth in 2010, they’ve shared stages … Continue reading

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HEIGHTS @ Kingston Peel 22/03/12 review

Tonight’s show at The Peel in Kingston boasts an impressive amount of talent direct from the British hardcore scene. Heights headline and celebrate by playing their phenomenal debut album Dead Ends in full with the support of Polar, Heart of … Continue reading

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New Town Kings debut video + multiple tours!

Essex based, 9 piece Ska/Reggae outit New Town Kings have just released a debut video for News Stand taken from their second album M.O.J.O. (Music of Jamaican Origin) and details of a forthcoming tour with The Slackers and the legendary … Continue reading

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Blowgoat – S/T review

Believe it or not, Blowgoat is in fact the name of a real band. It might not win the award for most odd band name (Anal Cunt, stand proud) but it certainly could come close. The difference between Blowgoat and … Continue reading

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Before Their Eyes – Redemption review

Just over two years ago, Before Their Eyes released Untouchable – not only an album but a seemingly bold statement. After all, were they untouchable? Of course, the answer to that question will vary from person to person but one … Continue reading

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Armchair Committee – Toybox Sessions review

Way back in November of last year, Armchair Committee went into Toybox Studios in Bristol to record a live session. Armchair Committee’s brand of rock on their latest offering (Toybox Sessions) is, in simple terms, hugely varied. There’s alternative rock … Continue reading

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East Island City – Me and What Army? review

Since their formation in 2010, East Island City have been going from strength to strength. Their debuted EP was downloaded over 15000 times, tours with Twin Atlantic beckoned and endorsements from Blackstar knocked at their door. Now, as they release … Continue reading

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