Teri Gender Bender’s newest EP brings unassailable creativity to the fore, with a mind for art-rock and undeniable expression that never falters.
Now slimmed down to a duo, Crosses broaden their spectrum of sounds into atmospheric, industrial bliss, in what might be their most engaging collection of songs to date.
In this Review Round-Up, Our Mirage stand as the weak link with disappointingly pedestrian metalcore, compared to how refreshed Liotta Seoul and borts are in grunge and alt-punk respectively.
A slide into indie-rock represents a slight step backwards for Jamie Lenman overall, though with his creative acumen and ear for a massive hook, it’s more than made up for.
The shimmering sounds of grunge and shoegaze are brought out in full force on Soul Blind’s newest album, and the results are as blissful and bracing as you’d expect.
In this Review Round-Up, underwhelming fare from The Blue Stones isn’t indicative of what’s elsewhere, as releases from Asylums, Cherie Amour and Sugar Horse all prove strong, with regular brushes with greatness.
Mike Patton’s Dead Cross returns with a sophomore album of alt-metal insanity that’s seldom still, but proves all the more magnetic for it.
The Hunna continue to have absolutely no unique personality or drive at all, resulting in another dud that might be somewhat catchier, but is still only noteworthy in its inadequacies.
In this Review Round-Up, great debut full-lengths come from Witch Fever and San Lorenz, while Exist Immortal keep the quality high with their new album.
In continuing down the path of grinding, nocturnal post-hardcore, Boston Manor strike gold in terms of sharpness, punch and all-consuming atmosphere.