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Live Review: Drenge

Forget going to gigs – this was a party

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Introducing: GIRLI

Savage pop punk star GIRLI tears up Manchester’s Deaf Institute with a show not for the faint hearted

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Album review: Camp Cope – How To Socialise And Make Friends

Australian punk trio Camp Cope produce a hard-hitting, deeply rewarding and empowering second album

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Album Review: Turnstile – Time & Space

Turnstile’s sophomore album is more creative, consistent and energetic then previous material, but most importantly it’s a whole lot of fun

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Live review: HMLTD

I spent my Valentine’s day with the most eccentric, outlandish glam-punk rock sextet

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Live review: The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms entwined the exploration and lyricism of folk music with the fast-paced assertiveness of punk

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Live review: Rat Boy

Rat Boy really knows how to drum up an audience…but did he really take the cheese?

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Album Review: Songs of Praise – Shame

Sugar daddies, blood bathing, social inequality, and capitalism – what more could you possibly want?

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Live Review: Blondie

Joe Hissey reviews the magical comeback of shimmering 70’s punk

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Album: Diet Cig — Swear I’m Good At This

Personal and political blur together in an infectiously energetic debut album that appropriately develops the pop-punk duo’s sound, writes Joe Casson

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Album: Wire — Silver/Lead

Wire’s latest record is another excellent example of what they’ve always done — being impressively odd, writes Jacob Bernard-Banton

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Record Reappraisal: Avril Lavigne – Let Go

Rebekah Shaw affectionately looks back at the Canadian singer’s 15-year-old skater-rock debut