It might be effectively more of the same, but Nova Twins continue to supercharge punk’s modern variants with an ear for sharpness and an unstoppable confidence.
In this Review Round-Up, Moodring impress with their new album and Future Palace show off a lot of promise, while Creature’s new EP winds up shaped by inopportune circumstances.
In looking to slim down even further a sound that’s renowned for its sharpness and brevity, Joyce Manor’s foray into power-pop ends up taking out more than it brings back in.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s decent stuff all round with the new album from Mint Green, the debut EP from orphantwin, and an album from Valleyheart that’s less impressive but still overall solid.
Sidestepping from tech-metal to headier alt-metal shows immediate improvements for Thornhill, even if they’re still off from realising the optimum way to pull it off.
Another useless metalcore product comes courtesy of Memphis May Fire, who still haven’t moved on since the early 2010s and continue to display it in earnest.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a greater focus on the poppier side of things, with One Armed Joey’s pop-punk hitting above pop-rock from Hey Thanks!, and indie-pop from Jukebox The Ghost.
A drastic shift in sound finds Seratones stepping into sounds pulling from disco and R&B, while still maintaining a sharpness and blues-inspired bent that takes them far.
SPICE make their way into alt-rock excellence on their sophomore album, a heady, crystalline listen with melody at the fore and a beautiful creativity all the way down.
In this Review Round-Up, Casket Feeder impress while Imonolith struggle to with their respective types of metal, and Be Well show glimpses of promise on their new EP.