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Face to face with Abandcalledboy

Abandcalledboy are Irish, know how to combine noise and melody in good proportions and make you love them instantly. The band have recently released a 7-track, self-titled EP, so Rock Britain had a good reason to have a chat with Ryan about all the things Abandcalledboy-wise. 758 more words

British Music

Dusting 'Em Off: Hole - Live Through This

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I didn’t go to school in Olympia. I went to school in Texas, and in grade school I would often (unknowingly) end my sentences with the pronoun “this.” Every time, teachers crossed it out with red Xs, urging me to replace it with a more specific term. 2,286 more words

CoS Exclusive Features

SIT AND CRY - Sheer Mag

Philly-based group, Sheer Mag hit power-pop gold on this one. “SIT AND CRY” is an oddly comforting tale of a young kid living in the middle of a city, with no particular motive or reason. 126 more words

Album Review: The Both – The Both

It’s odd to think that this far into their individual careers Ted Leo and Aimee Mann have put out an album that might gain them some more mainstream recognition. 537 more words

Album Reviews

Reigning Sound announce new album, Shattered, stream "Falling Rain"

Photo by Kyle Dean Reinford

Memphis garage-pop quintet Reigning Sound will return with a new album this summer. Shattered, their sixth to date and first with Merge Records, hits store on July 15th. 212 more words

New Music

Album Review: The Birds of Satan - The Birds of Satan

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins got his moment when his original composition, “Cold Day in the Sun”, made the acoustic side of the band’s 2006 album,  635 more words

Album Reviews

Roto's Magic Act - Into The Unknown" Album Review

Roto’s Magic Act – “Into The Unknown”

Roto’s Magic Act are led by the talented multi-instrumentalist Roto (aka James Rotondi) who has played in acts as diverse as Mr Bungle, Air and more recently The Cringe. 466 more words