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 - Wet Leg
70
Fun and unassuming is the way Wet Leg’s debut kicks off with Being In Love gently chugging along followed by the ever poppy Chaise Longue.

Shoegazey with a pushing rhythm section Angelica is fuzzy and phat with full bodied bass and likely a future party tune. With backing vocals that echo the Pixies and a guitar hook that sounds like the Nirvana version of The Man Who Sold The World - I Don’t Wanna Go Out approaches growing up from not the point of view of an adolescent teenager ... read more

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 - The Kingdom
90
*THANKS FOR THE 850 FOLLOWERS* I can’t believe today it’s been 3 years since Bush released the absolute beast of a track ‘Bullet Holes’ for the John Wick soundtrack and already 2 years since they released the return to peak form LP ‘The Kingdom’ featuring ‘Flowers On A Grave’, ‘Ghosts In The Machine’, Blood River’ and the LP’s tittle track which in it’s entirety encompasses the new line-ups pure synchronicity of ... read more
 - Gêmeos
70
A very casual 90s rock vibe meets with a little Pixies influence going on; giving us Esperando Voce.
Dias Da Juventude is catchy and in the bygone era of fm stations would’ve been coined ‘radio friendly’

Sorte Ainda is more of a synthy dance vibe and the tone of the album changes quite a bit from the opening two tracks. Difficil has an 80s new wave/post-punk kind of energy mixed with 2000s four-to-the-floor rock influences.

Starting acoustically raw Brutal brings in Latin ... read more

 - Portals
80
Maiden And The Monster is kind of a spooky instrumental with classical touches, emotional and soulful guitar work and a running time just over 7 minutes. Maiden And The Monster might leave you asking why don’t Metallica write songs like this anymore?
In the second half I was waiting for the drums and a few seconds later they arrived, by the end it’s very theatrical and almost more in the realm of progressive rock.

The Jinn starts off kind of ambient then hits on some very ... read more

 - Skinty Fia
87
Starting out unmistakably Irish In ár gCroíthe go deo (Gaelic: In Our Hearts Forever) is like a Celtic vocal chant that is not only layered majestically with rich choral harmonies and arguably Grian Chatten’s most enchanting vocal to date, but it’s also masterfully arranged as it shifts and builds with clearly defined momentum and intensity with unanticipated and almost The Prodigy styled drum n’ bass breakbeats, the urgency and the emotion build in perfect ... read more
 - Fear of the Dawn
78
Innovative and dynamic both in guitar sounds and production, Taking Me Back gives the whammy pedal and drum samples a slamming workout and the title track keeps that momentum hot as it crashes in without taking a breath.
******THANKS AOTY FOR THE 800 FOLLOWERS*******
The White Raven pulses with electro guitar EQ and punches out with fuzzy and spooky moments and four-to-the floor energy before fading away gently underneath the surface of Hi-De-Ho in all of it’s world music glory, this ... read more

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