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Downtown Boys – Full Communism

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In early May, Rhode Island’s DOWNTOWN BOYS released their first full length LP, Full Communism. Issued by Don Giovanni Records, the liberating release is a hardcore onslaught of societal criticisms. Political punk can often come across as cliche or forced but Full Communism is a timely and relatable protest piece combating the member’s perceived social injustices.
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WOD – I’m Going To Tell Everyone We Slept Together Even If We Didn’t CS

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After bouncing around labels in what I can only assume was an inebriated blur, Melbourne’s WOD has settled with Pissfart Records and since released their full length debut, I’m Going To Tell Everyone We Slept Together Even If We Didn’t on tape. Continue reading

Polish Club – Singles

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Formed late last year in Syndey, let us welcome POLISH CLUB to the United States. With only three songs to their name and two members to the band, Polish Club has perked the ears of the local listeners and will inevitably attract more with their looming debut album in the works. Continue reading

Black Fruit/ Factotum – Stolen Body Split LP #2

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Stolen Body Records (Bristol, UK) continue to issue fuzzy garage rock goodness with the second edition of their split LP series. This LP features another group of Grand Rapids rockers, BLACK FRUIT, and local Bristolian ensemble, FACTOTUM.
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Song of the Day #55: Fluoride – “Sleep”

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During a two-year hiatus from releasing music with the Beach Fossils, frontman Dustin Payseur and his wife, Katie Garcia, built Bayonet Records. The couple’s new platform now purveys a collection of contemporary bands including Red Sea, Warehouse and Payseur’s new project, FLUORIDE.
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Institute – Giddy Boys 7″ EP

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After releasing a well-received demo EP, Austin, Texas’ INSTITUTE dropped the distressed 7″, Giddy Boys, with Brooklyn’s Katorga Works in June 2014. Institute features members from established hardcore acts Glue, the Wiccans and Blotter, but their new project boasts a deranged anarcho-punk attitude that has blog’s buzzing. Continue reading

Os Noctàmbulos – Corsica Garden LP

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OS NOCTÀMBULOS released their debut album, Corsica Garden, Septemeber 1, 2014. The promising Franco-British newcomers boast a distinctly 60’s style that combines garage rock, surf, psychadelia and shades of country. Corsica Garden is available on limited edition vinyl from Evil Hoodoo Records in Sheffield. Continue reading