Contributor Stuart Knapman

Refused - Dawkins Christ

Refused - Dawkins Christ

In the years they’ve been away, Dennis Lyxzén and co. have been honing their edge.

June 12, 2015 10:48am

Hop Along - Powerful Man

Hop Along - Powerful Man

Instantly distinctive, choppy pop-punk - get ready to hear a lot more from this Philadelphian outfit.

March 27, 2015 2:45pm

Purity Ring - repetition

Purity Ring - repetition

The Canadian duo’s latest expands out from dreamy synth-pop into almost pure unadulterated pop.

February 6, 2015 10:10am

Purity Ring - Begin Again

Purity Ring - Begin Again

An enthralling, dark, slice of synth-pop, it’s impossible to resist being swept along,

January 15, 2015 1:34pm

Yung - Nobody Cares

Yung - Nobody Cares

The Danish four-piece have been tearing up their home country on the live circuit - now they’re laying down the international gauntlet with ‘Nobody Cares’

January 9, 2015 1:00pm

Mariachi El Bronx - III

Mariachi El Bronx - III

If you enjoyed ‘I’ and ‘II’, ‘III’ is well worth a listen.

November 5, 2014 7:00pm

Trash Talk, Le Pub, Newport

Trash Talk, Le Pub, Newport

Due to the chaotic, anarchic nature of their live shows people often forget the quality of Trash Talk’s performances.

July 14, 2014 3:30pm

Goodtime Boys - Rain

Goodtime Boys - Rain

An incredibly focused, polished effort that should cement their place at the very top table of UK hardcore.

May 26, 2014 12:00am