The Howling Eye – Sonorous

November 19, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

9/10 Sonorous, the latest release from Poland natives The Howling Eye, is full of riff-heavy stoner jams, each one longer and more full of twists and turns than the last. And they couldn’t be easier […]


Flares – Traces of You

October 30, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

7/10 Here’s the thing. Traces of You, the latest release from Germany natives Flares, wants to be edgy. It needs to be edgy. Its friends are all edgy and it wants to be like them. […]


Some Antics – Not Very Fun at Parties

October 11, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

7.5/10 Ah, pop punk. Somehow it has endured through its relatively brief but still respectable tenure among other spikey-haired subgenres, never quite becoming the most popular, but never disappearing either. To their credit, while Not […]


Static – Disguise

October 3, 2018 Syd Ghan 1

4/10 If East London natives Static were going for unsettling on their latest EP Disguise, they definitely succeeded. If they were going for almost anything else, then let’s just call this a miss. It starts […]

Elevate the Virus - Derelict

Elevate the Virus – Derelict

September 17, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

9/10 Genre worship doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Sometimes a band so accurately nails a sound they’ve clearly grown up listening to that it ends up not only sounding as good as the […]