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by Unörthadox

Hi everyone, we are Unörthadox and we are a Punk band with grunge, hardcore, and experimental influence. This is our very first song we have recorded and released as a band and we are very excited about it. We think its a catchy tune, we are trying to bring back the DIY values of punk, help us out.

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Haunt Me!

by Witch Hook

We are Witch Hook, a gothic punk duo dwelling in Bristol performing, writing and making music in the underground scene of the city - this song is our third track, 'Haunt Me!' and we have been working on it for a long time, its dark, seductive and violent and we hope you enjoy it!

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a room filled with bees

by peregrine

This is the last single off our upcoming LP, "the awful things we've done". We are a music collective from Worcester, MA, and have spent the last two and a half years refining these songs. We hope you like them.

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Kisses On My Cards

by Cherym

It’s an anthem for all hot stubborn gays of the world feeling the emotional pressures of admitting to an attraction without the whole ‘my mate wants to know will you kiss her?’ routine.

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On My Way to You

by Varvara

Recorded live at a remote farmstead in the heat of Finnish summer, our upcoming 5th full-length Bad Acting Good delivers effortless and contagious summer joy through a helping of 90s-influenced guitar-driven rock.

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We are XOAN from Athens and we recently released our debut record, “Greenhorn”. Sonically we tried to attempt a fresh approach on the sound that takes us back to when we all first started to really love music. So far, people tell us that it’s a great summer road trip companion. Enjoy! 🙂

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Simple Functions

by Squidge

Squidge are THE Alternative Punk band from Bath/Bristol UK. We have been active in the Bristol/Bath scene since 2015, supporting acts such as Phoxjaw, Muskets, and Sick Joy. Simple Functions is as equally high adrenaline and abrasive as it is melancholic.

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Honey Lung

‘Export The Family’ shows an impressive growth, offering a stripped back sensitive side that contrasts with bursts of the band’s signature ruckus energy with angular and grunge notes. Ending glistening and spacey, with flickers of synths, ‘Export the Family’ is Honey Lung’s most creative effort yet.

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We're emo/pop punk group Xadium, from Swindon. Our new song "Overshadowed" has been in the making since last year and it's about keeping your head above the waves of modern life, never losing hope and staying true to yourself. We hope you enjoy it!

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