Tag: punk

LISTEN: Refuge Island – ‘Above Board’

Formed earlier this year, Ayrshire’s Refuge Island are an indie-punk band with swagger and a balls-in-your-face attitude that demands attention. The four-piece have dropped explosive their debut single ‘Above Board’. Written and recorded in a day, the track emits a captivating rage…

EP: Bob Vylan – ‘Vylan’

Dissenters unite: London rap-punk phenomenon Bob Vylan have released their debut EP VYLAN, and it’s a vicious, sacrilegious offering from these unholy characters. Comprised of rapper Bob and drummer Bobbie (the ‘ie’ is important) the pair have self-produced, recorded, mixed and mastered the…

ALBUM: Downtown Boys – ‘Cost Of Living’

Whether you see your own struggles reflected in their lyrics, or you’re an ally to those struggling against oppression; Downtown Boys’ second album Cost Of Living is a record that demands your undivided attention. This is the Providence-based punk band’s…

ALBUM: Madonnatron – ‘Madonnatron’

The throat growl of a more feminised voice begins this curious and affecting album, coming as something of a relief considering the techno punk of opener ‘Headless Children’ rides the same groove of one John William Weller on ‘Around The…

Introducing Interview: Generation

The current punk renaissance has brought to the fore The Touts from Derry, Proletariat from Manchester and now Liverpool is trying its luck with Generation. Liverpool is not somewhere particularly famed for its punk heritage, but nevertheless Generation are blazing a…