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Album: The Swellers – The Light Under Closed Doors

November 20th, 2013

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The Swellers
The Light Under Closed Doors
No Sleep Records
29 October 2013

by Gavin Lloyd

I’ve recently been reading The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson. It’s a great book about how psychologists test people to see if they’re, well, psychopaths. While it’s a great tool for finding psychopaths in your day-to-day life (I found three in my local Pret the other day), it also inspired me to want to create my own test to engage with peoples’ personalities and gauge their taste in punk music.

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Album: Drug Church – Paul Walker

July 4th, 2013

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Drug Church
Paul Walker
No Sleep Records
23 July 2013

by Ollie Connors

Named after the Hollywood star of the same name, the title Drug Church have chosen for their debut full-length proves to be an extremely apt one, as, like Walker’s most famous film role, this is fast and indeed, furious. The Albany, NY quintet, who feature Patrick Kindlon of Self Defense Family (formerly known as End of a Year), will strike a chord with those who still hold a torch for 90s grunged-up post-hardcore.

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Album: La Dispute – Wildlife

October 6th, 2011

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La Dispute
Wildlife
No Sleep Records
03 October 2011

by Alex Andrews

“Honesty is the best policy.” If ever there was a man to live that very sentiment, it’s La Dispute’s Jordan Dreyer. Yet almost as soon as he makes his entrance, Dreyer derails his train of thought to make an excuse for his idiosyncratic openness. “Not sure why I’m even writing this,” he confesses. “But I guess it feels right. It sort of feels like I have to – like an exorcism.” Even without the images of spinning heads and projectile vomiting that the ‘e’ word conjures, you probably get the idea that Wildlife isn’t exactly one to be filed under ‘easy listening.’ [Read more →]

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