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Ogikubo Station – Okinawan Love Songs

The opener on this EP Would I Break My Heart Enough For You is not far from being the perfect jangling indiepop song. The way the guitars skirt along the punk-pop borders with the female vocals joining in puts it right straight into C86 territory. Spend Some Time With Me is a mix of punk … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend – Three Punk Derivatives

This weeks pack of three looks (hears) at three releases that tagged themselves as punk derivatives. This Girl Will Self-Destruct – This Band Will Self​-​Destruct This Band Will Self​-​Destruct is the debut release from this new impressively named band who hail from Cologne. Mixing punk and riot grrrl to good effect they deliver two strong … Continue reading

September Round Up Time!

I have been a bit slack on posting these past couple of weeks but I have some good excuses for that! Firstly I have set up a new record label with my Sleeping Today Promotions collaborator. I have also been helping promote the next Culture Bunker night which takes place on October 22nd and it … Continue reading

Kitty Kat Fan Club – Songs About Cats

Kitty Kat Fan Club feature members of San Jose punk bands Hard Girls and Shinobu alongside the owner of Asian Man Records Mike Park. However punk rock this is not and is instead indiepop at it’s finest. I must admit I don’t care that much for cats but I do care for these fun inducing … Continue reading

Cayetana – Tired Eyes

Tired Eyes features two tracks neither of which bears that name although the words appear in opener freedom 1313 which is a fine slab of slow, building alternative rock complete with some sublime vocals. The flip side sees a pretty damn good effort of covering New Order’s Age of Consent that stays true to the … Continue reading

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