Category Archives: Rock

Press Club – Late Teens (2018)

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This is what a lot of passion and not a lot of concern sounds like. Short, sharp songs that have been criminally under-produced (on purpose), potent and catchy. No make that ridiculously potent and incredibly catchy. I am completely enamoured with this album right now. Continue reading Press Club – Late Teens (2018)

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The Playbook – All I Am Is What You Left Behind (2018)

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This band has a very strong track record of putting out consistently high quality pop punk. On ‘All I Am…’ they have hit a home run. Continue reading The Playbook – All I Am Is What You Left Behind (2018)

Reside – Closing Doors EP (2017)

 

ClosingDoors_EP_Artwork_Press.jpgFrom the opening howls of ‘Fidelity’ and its melodic guitar searing behind it, I was instantly entranced. There’s an equal amount of melodic hardcore and punk rock to this that has my mind recalling the best moments of Set Your Goals and Citizen’s earlier work. Continue reading Reside – Closing Doors EP (2017)

Spilt Cities – Life, On Hold (2017)

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Perth based outfit Spilt Cities’ are bringing the goods with their full length album ‘Life, On Hold’. A fully realised body of work that is so tastefully executed that you’d be forgiven for thinking they’re some old school shoegaze post-punk group you’re older sibling used to listen to in the 90’s. Sounds too good to be true, and yet..here I am telling you..this is incredible. Continue reading Spilt Cities – Life, On Hold (2017)

Carl W Jackson – Just Another Number pt.1 (2017)

a4247240055_10Pop-driven rock tunes that get you singing along without that awful taste of over-produced commercial saturation are hard to find. Luckily Carl can literally just sweat them out with a bit of elbow grease and a microphone. Continue reading Carl W Jackson – Just Another Number pt.1 (2017)