The Interrupters – In The Wild

Four years on from the release of Fight The Good Fight (and following a live album and concert film) Californian ska-punks The Interrupters returned in summer 2022 with their fourth album, In The Wild. While they firmly established their sound a couple of records ago, and let’s be honest the basics of ska-punk haven’t really... Continue Reading →

Sick Militia – The Next War

Before you even get to the music from Sick Militia it’s pretty clear what you might be in for on their debut album, The Next War, with song titles like Pray For Death, Horrors Of War, Death Marches and Constant State Of Fear, some particularly brutal artwork and the band being made up of members... Continue Reading →

Fontaines DC – Skinty Fia

I first gave Fontaines DC’s third album, Skinty Fia, a listen on its release day back in April but, and take this as you might, it’s until now in late July for me to revisit it. It would be easy to think this is a sign of dismissal of the record, however, what it comes... Continue Reading →

The Linda Lindas – Growing Up

The Linda Lindas appeared to shoot to fame after a performance they made at an open mic show in Los Angeles got picked up and shared on social media by a few major musical luminaries which led to a Tiny Desk Concert on YouTube, appearances on TV shows and now, via Epitaph Records, a debut... Continue Reading →

Jack White – Fear Of The Dawn

I have to admit that the latest LP from Jack White, Fear Of The Dawn, somewhat slipped under my particular radar, likely because after previous record Boarding House Reach my interest in the Third Man Records boss seemed to have reached its end (see my review of that to get an idea why). Having heard... Continue Reading →

Mark Le Gallez – Mark Two

Since the release of his debut solo album, Mark One, some four decades ago Mark Le Gallez has had quite a musical career - from touring California with mod power pop band The Risk, to dalliances with psychedelic indie around Europe with The Sacred Hearts, kicking up a garage rock storm closer to home and... Continue Reading →

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