War On TV – War On TV Review

From the first meandering notes of the opening bass groove melting into the guitar line, it seems that War On TV is attempting to craft something unique and contemporary while embracing the spirit of the mid-nineties. The eponymous release conjures aromas of Soundgarden, American Football, and Coheed and Cambria but has no intent of being … Continue reading War On TV – War On TV Review

Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Too often in hardcore, a full length record is plagued by either a flatline of energy where each song sounds like the last, leaving little to be explored, or misguided attempts at something new, stripping the artist of their edge. Oslo hardcore outfit Daufødt manages so avoid both with their furious debut full length 1000 … Continue reading Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Luwten – Door EP Review

There’s a certain comfort that comes with delirium. You know, one of those nights where you stay up too late bullshitting, fighting the temptation to fall asleep but for no real reason. There’s something very haunting yet freeing about being left alone, half-awake with your thoughts. Luwten’s latest EP Door embodies this feeling sonically.  https://youtu.be/YSe1MYbKiYwContinue reading Luwten – Door EP Review

The Espresso: in earnest – “29”

The Espresso - a quick review of in earnest's new single "29" It's everyone's favorite sporadically recurring segment - The Espresso! We're back and revisiting the subject of a previous Espresso, in earnest. Last time I reviewed the Southend-on-Sea indie band's debut single "Put Me Under" and gave it a glowing review. This time I'll … Continue reading The Espresso: in earnest – “29”

Stunt Rock: A Burnt Coffee Movie Review Extravaganza

As you may be aware, once we hit 300 followers on Instagram I pledged to review a terrible music-related movie as chosen by you, the reader. You came through with 14 suggestions and a voting bracket was held to determine which atrocity I had to watch and review. You can see the results below, but … Continue reading Stunt Rock: A Burnt Coffee Movie Review Extravaganza

The Espresso: Waxing Crescent

The Espresso: a quick review of Waxing Crescent's new single "Theogony" https://youtu.be/AjAPTMm-yRU Ok I'll admit, I'm pretty late on this one. I think another *waxing crescent* phase passed between when I was supposed to post this review and now. If you weren't already clued in by the review title or that bad joke, this latest … Continue reading The Espresso: Waxing Crescent