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Nicholas Barang

The first time Nicholas went to a live gig, 31 years ago, it turned out to be an Iron Maiden secret gig and he became hooked on the music scene. He was one of the founding writers for Astro Zombie a heavy metal and new world techno-inspired zine and his interview with Rob Caggiano of Anthrax brought in over 300,000 readers. He’s based out of Southeast Asia now, but his love of music is as strong and diverse as ever.

Valentine by Snail Mail

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It’s been three years since Lindsey Jordan stormed onto the scene as Snail Mail with Lush. And back then everyone said she was the “future of indie rock” but was she really?  And is Valentine, her latest release, going to…

Jim’s Song by TheWorst

If you’ve been keeping up with the alternative rock scene the last few years then you’re bound to have heard of TheWorst, a band that has been dubbed by some as “the glorious love child of Joan Jett & Kurt…


jpeg mafia LP

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been three years since Veteran was released and knocked us for six. But it has and JPEGMAFIA is back with LP! and it’s a winner.  You should be aware that there are two…