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Music Alliance Pact – August 2015

Right-click on the song title to download an mp3, or grab a zip file of the full 17-track compilation through Dropbox here. MALTA: Stagedive Malta Xtruppaw – Iċ-Ċawl Iċul Five-piece Xtruppaw play a concoction of styles such as punk-rock, ska, …

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Forest of Tongue – Feeling Fresh

I absolutely love it when a track leaves me stunned. I have been listening to Forest of Tongue’s Feeling Fresh and I’m still not too sure on how to review it. I’ll start with the obvious – it’s awesome. It …

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La Luz – Black Hole, Weirdo Shrine

I think La Luz have invented some type of new music genre. I mean within Black Hole Weirdo Shine’s three minutes you hear country, garage rock and shades of punk, with a bit of an indie rock dressing. This track …

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Elle le Fantome – Sore

Yeah I know we’re in the middle of a heatwave so, so being contrary fellow that I am, I decided to review a goth track. Yes – black, long clothes, perfect for scorching heat. Not only that, but Elle Le …

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No Joy – Hollywood Teeth

I’m a guy who likes small details, The touch of a newly brushed cat, the feeling of a marshmallow, the sound of pasta being mixed … one sound I like is a soft drink bottle being opened and hearing the …

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Swahili Blonde – Magdalene

I’ve written about this type of emotion before, but one of the greatest feelings is coming across a track which just makes your jaw drop, eyes pop out and makes you exclaim woo hoo! Swahili Blonde’s (aka Nicole Turley) Magdalene …

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Jacuzzi Boys – Happy Damage

Happy Damage by Miami’s Jacuzzi Boys is fast, snotty, has no fat and kicks you in the balls in the best way possible. You’ll headbang, mosh and pogo. This track makes old farts like me happy that there are bands …

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A Copy for Collapse – No Failure

A Copy for Collapse hail from Italy, and oh wow, I’ve had my socks, hat and even hipster beard knocked off. No Failure is IMMENSE. It’s a tsunami of guitars which literally drown you with the sheer power. In fact …

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Mike Cooper – Fratello Mare

Sure, you naysayers out there will say that Mike Cooper’s Fratello Mare consists of a strummed guitar over various ocean themed samples, but I see it as an evocative escape into some type of floaty other reality. The twanging guitars …

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Dan Svizeny – No Shadows

Maybe the term is overused, but really the word Lo-Fi suits Dan Svizeny perfectly. No Shadows is the first track of his debut album, Whitecaps, and it’s a fuzzed out and fuzzed up beauty. Scuzzy guitar backed by a beat …

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