EP REVIEW: ‘Yorkshire Rats’ by Yorkshire Rats

Inspired by the punk rock of Social Distortion and old school approaches of Stiff Little Fingers and The Ramones, Yorkshire Rats formed back in 2004 to provide fresh, modern twists on the influential genre. Manifested as a brainchild of ex-Abrasive Wheels / Billy No Mates musician Don Mercy, Yorkshire Rats make a return with brand … More EP REVIEW: ‘Yorkshire Rats’ by Yorkshire Rats

EP REVIEW: ‘Major Steps, Minor Setbacks’ by Ten Cents Short

Formed back in 2014, American quartet Ten Cents Short debuted their first taste of personalised pop-punk in 2015 in the form of EP All I Ever Wanted. Now the group are back with their sophomore endeavour Major Steps, Minor Setbacks, a five-track EP with plenty of punch.   Higher Powers is a track that would’ve made … More EP REVIEW: ‘Major Steps, Minor Setbacks’ by Ten Cents Short

EP REVIEW: ‘Death Blooms’ by Death Blooms

Looking at the information surrounding Death Blooms before delving into their actual music makes them seem automatically less enticing. The fact that they share their name with a Mudvayne song is probably what fares for them the best, considering their genre tags of ‘alt-metal’, the enormously pejorative description for any number of murky, ever-so-slightly heavier … More EP REVIEW: ‘Death Blooms’ by Death Blooms

EP REVIEW: ‘Are You Sure?’ by Peaness

Given the high demand for twee, typically genial indie at the moment, it’s little surprise to see the upswing that Peaness are enjoying. Terrible name aside, the Chester trio aren’t messing around, militantly gigging and making festival appearances, and selling out the pre-orders for their latest single in just two days, an impressive feat for … More EP REVIEW: ‘Are You Sure?’ by Peaness