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Fire in the Radio – ‘Monuments’ album review


Inspired by a diverse array of bands including Bob Mould, Jawbreaker and R.E.M. and recorded with Jesse Gander (Japandroids, White Lung), Philadelphia punks Fire in the Radio are all set to unleash new album ‘Monuments’. Opening with the conveniently titled ‘Let’s Get to the Start’, the album opens with a burst of synth-enhanced power pop…

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Babehoven – ‘Only So’


Philadelphia-via-Los Angeles band Babehoven have shared the video for ‘Only So’, the third single to be taken from upcoming EP ‘Demonstrating Visible Difference of Height’ (out 7 February). Maya Bon says ”Only So’ was written to communicate a moment of despair. This song represents my intention to draw a line in the sand, to set…

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Gold Baby – ‘Philadelphia’


Siân Alex’s Gold Baby project returns with new single ‘Philadelphia’, a song that blends the story of a night spent lost in Pennsylvania’s famous city with that of a Mexican fisherman who finds himself lost at sea. Siân compares it to that feeling when you realise you’ve gone too far and there is no way…

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Coping Skills – ‘Bagel Fruit Water’ stream


‘My body is a temple but I treat it like my neighbour’s house. All boarded up and completely worn down’ is repeated twice at the beginning of queer Philadelphia duo Coping Skill’s ‘Bagel Fruit Water’. The band state it’s their ode to the way we treat our bodies like shit when we feel bad and…

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Clique – ‘Burden Piece’ album review


A four-piece from Philadelphia signed to Topshelf Records, ‘Burden Piece’ is Clique’s second album. Already a cult favourite (which Topshelf band isn’t?), will it see them continue to gain more and more fans? Their tours with Modern Baseball and Sorority Noise will surely have helped and now these new fans can hear 13 new songs.…