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Pom Poko – ‘Birthday’ album review


Bella Union signings Pom Poko met while studying at Trondheim music conservatory and claim their distinctive sound has a ‘Norwegian punky sweetness’. Following appearances at The Great Escape and plays on Radio 1 and 6 Music, their debut album ‘Birthday’ lands on 22 February and promises to be quirky, creative and unpredictable… ‘Theme #1′ combines…

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Jetty Bones – ‘-‘ EP review (hyphen)


Hailing from Ohio, Jetty Bones have toured extensively with the likes of The Early November and Hot Mulligan and now they’re set to release their second EP ‘-‘ (hyphen) via Take This to Heart Records on 22 February. Opening with the Tigers Jaw-indie pop of ‘Better’, the EP finds Kelc Galluzo celebrating being there for…

Press Club Late Teens album review 2019

Press Club – ‘Late Teens’ album review


Daniel P. Carter’s favourites Press Club have toured with bands as varied as Joyce Manor, Cloud Nothings and The Smith Street Band and now the Melbourne band have signed to the ever-reliable Hassle Records to release their debut album, ‘Late Teens’. There’s an anthem-in-waiting on the opening ‘Crash’. It’s packed with feedback, resounding drums and…