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Black Belt Eagle Scout at The Guardian

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Black Belt Eagle Scout at The Guardian

Lusher and richer than 2018’s Mother of My Children, this second album, on which she plays every instrument, billows like mountain mists.
— The Guardian

Fontaines D.C at MOJO

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Fontaines D.C at MOJO

Did you see Oasis in 1994 or The Strokes in 2001? Yes or no, go and see Fontaines D.C. in 2019.
— MOJO

Dry Cleaning at The Sunday Times

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Dry Cleaning at The Sunday Times

Their sensational six-track debut EP, Sweet Princess, mixes Flying Lizards spoken-word monologues, pell-mell punk propulsion, lyrics lifted from YouTube comments, news reports and TV ads, a strong dose of the B-52s, spiky Television-style guitar lines and, on Magic of Meghan, an ode — of sorts — to the Duchess of Sussex.
— The Sunday Times

Press Club at Louder Than War

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Press Club at Louder Than War

This powerful slab of rootsy rock with a massive slice of edgy punk attitude and unending energy, certainly not wasted, and driving passion for good measure, is a joy to behold.
— Louder Than War

The Murder Capital at NME

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The Murder Capital at NME

Every corner of the punk landscape is explored on this rich, emotional debut album from the Dublin five-piece.
— NME

Black Country, New Road at The Fader

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Black Country, New Road at The Fader

Londoners Black Country, New Road have nearly nine minutes to play with on “Sunglasses,” and they fill their wiry and tense song with mentions of everything from Scandi-noir and Big Pharma to the deep-seated fear of turning into your parents.
— The Fader

Fontaines DC at NME

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Fontaines DC at NME

Fontaines DC’s seething Glastonbury set was a healing balm for a fractured society (and fucking good fun).
— NME

Plague Vendor at DIY

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Plague Vendor new album reviewed by DIY

Their experimental edge has been further honed and crafted.
— DIY

Fontaines D.C at NME

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Fontaines D.C at NME

The Irish troubadours come good on a debut album that offers both a storyteller’s narrative voice and a snarling new vision of youthful disillusionment.
— NME

Guided by Voices at The Times

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Guided by Voices review at The Times

This prolific and much-loved indie-rock band bashed out an impressive sweat-soaked two-hour set of short but sweet punky songs
— The Times

Field Medic at Upset

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Field Medic review at Upset

Field Medic has confirmed his status as an emerging songwriter of heart and passion.
— Upset

Drahla at The Guardian

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Drahla review at The Guardian

...scratchy-yet-melodious chord progressions, riffs more jagged than a mountain range, mean basslines and their singer’s hushed yet swaggering performance.
— The Guardian

Fontaines D.C. at The Guardian

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Fontaines D.C. 5* review in The Guardian

This is the kind of songwriting quality that bands can take years to reach, or never reach at all: brilliant, top to bottom.
— The Guardian