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Sundials – ‘Kick’ EP review


After a couple of highly acclaimed albums, many EPs and even a collection LP, Topshelf Records signings Sundials have made a welcome return to the scene with a new 6-song EP called ‘Kick’. Having been around for five years, the trio have firmly established themselves as a favourite in the punk-rock scene and this EP…

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Prawn – ‘Kingfisher’ album review


After forming in 2007, releasing their first album in 2011 and playing extensively throughout the United States and in Europe (including a London show with our very own Our Lost Infantry) over the past seven years, Prawn have returned with their follow-up to 2012’s ‘Ships’ – the ornithologically titled ‘Kingfisher’. Complete with artwork of the…

My Fictions – Stranger Songs


Formed in Massachusetts’ Merrimack Calley in 2010, hardcore heroes My Fictions have released a number of highly acclaimed recordings through the brilliant Topshelf Records and ‘Stranger Songs’ – their first full-length album – is set to unleash their sound to an even wider spectrum of unexpected music fans. One of the heaviest bands on the…

Braid – No Coast


Returning after 16 years and fully immersed in the so-called ‘emo revival’, Braid have released new album ‘No Coast’ via the ever-reliable Topshelf Records. Hailing from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, the quartet’s last album was the seminal ‘Frame & Canvas’ in 1998, but after so long away, will the band be able to deliver new material that…

A Great Big Pile of Leaves


Currently touring the States with Spectral Nights favourites The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die (and soon both bands will be heading around the US with emo legends Into It. Over It.), A Great Big Pile of Leaves were formed in 2007 and have released two phenomenal albums…