Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Pedro The Lion – Phoenix

It’s been 15 years since Seattle’s Pedro The Lion (the pseudonym of David Bazan) released a full-length record. ‘Phoenix’ is more like a reconstruction than a revival, characterised by what makes the album classic of sorts: a gentle, generous dive into the past, which translates into the future. It’s both nostalgic and progressive, providing the best of both worlds. Read More

Albums/EPs

EP REVIEW: Not Ur Girlfrenz – New Kids In America

Self-proclaimed “all-girl power trio” Not Ur Girlfrenz hail from Texas, and it’s hard to believe that two of them are barely teenagers, with the other only being 12-years old. The youngsters bring the classic pop-punk sound of the 2000s with their debut EP, ‘New Kids In America’, which acts as perfect introduction and glimpse into their sound and talent. Read More

Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Drug Church – Cheer

Over the past five years, Drug Church have been giving hardcore punk a fresh jolt of energy, using their inventive songwriting with Patrick Kindlon’s impressive vocals, and their third album, ‘Cheer’, is no exception. It’s their first LP for Pure Noise Records, and holds a dark quirkiness in tone, offering something that is both different but familiar. Read More