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by Toronto Blessings

Hi we're Toronto Blessings! A Noise Rock group from Barnsley. Our new single LiFE is a short sharp punch to the gut. It's about getting the point across with brevity and sincerity.Life is lyrically inspired by seeking improvement always leading to a feeling a sense of failure, but being honest.

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by M(h)aol

Hi there, we're Irish intersectional feminist post-punk band M(h)aol. We've just released our new single 'Laundries', our first release after a five year hiatus. 'Laundries' recounts Ireland’s history of Magdalene Laundries, the oppressive institutionalisation of women and girls.

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It's Simple


Brighton based trio KUSK drip with furious grit and compassion that binds urban influences with hard garage punk sensibility. ‘It’s Simple‘ is a raging call to arms for the disenfranchised to take control of the destructive spiral of mainstream rejection. Out on all platforms on 5th September 2020.

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The Birth of a Nation

by Enola Gay

Irish post-punk quartet formed late 2019. Ranting vocals and a bed of reverb-soaked, buzz-saw guitar layered on top of a driving rhythm that draws inspiration from electronica. The Birth of a Nation addresses systematic oppression and how racism still spreads in the streets of Belfast. CHECK YOUTUBE.

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Greys took on a completely new direction for their third album, doing the exact opposite to what they've always known, by cutting their teeth into experimenting with warped samples, building atmosphere through reversed guitars and running their ruthless drums through amps.

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Jo Passed

The Vancouver-based quartet are releasing their debut album 'Their Prime' on May 25th via Sub Pop records. This is the second single to be unveiled from the record.

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