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CINEMA CINEMA Pack Spectacularly Freeing Weirdness Into Their New ‘Art Punk’ – Captured Howls

“The new album CCXMD from the Brooklyn-area “art punk” group CINEMA CINEMA packs personalized glorious weirdness into sprawling, completely unpredictable songs. […] The way in which this group dials into fierce, even irresistible melodicism even while exploring the outer reaches … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD Album Review – SonicAbuse

“CCXMD sees the band further their horizons by recruiting Matt Darriau (The Klezmatics) for a jazz-infused, largely improvised session that edges into territory that Thurston Moore has long called home. The results are most assuredly not for mainstream consumption, but … Continue reading

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Album Review: Cinema Cinema – Selective Memory

“If Jethro Tull was a psychedelic jam band that listened to a massive amount of Wire, Soft Machine, and Chicago Art Ensemble […] What an aural journey this band takes the listener on. We feel the sense of anarchy staring … Continue reading

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Avant Punk Rockers CINEMA CINEMA Return With CCXMD (Album Stream + Interview) – PopMatters

“…a sweeping release that is undoubtedly punk in spirit while also including doses of ambient and free jazz. If the New York City music scene has long been about marrying the raw aggression of frustrations of urban life with the … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD – Aural Aggravation

“CINEMA CINEMA are following their creative urges and aren’t dictated by any perception of fan demands or dictates: they do what they do because they’re driven to do it, and certainly not because of any label or trend. And this … Continue reading

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SPACE MONKEY: New Noise Magazine Premieres “We Are Space Monkey” By Chinese Punk Act; Split EP With FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY Nears Release Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

New Noise Magazine is hosting the exclusive premiere of “We Are Space Monkey,” by Chinese punk rock trio SPACE MONKEY. The song is found on the band’s upcoming split EP with FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY, Blow Out The Candles And Make A Split, which … Continue reading

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RISK RELAY: “As We Descend” Vinyl Review – SonicAbuse

“Stabbing, interlocking guitar work, somewhere between the Pixies, Linoleum, and Sonic Youth, is given weight by the probing might of the bass and the thunderous drums which roil and burn underneath the scratchy surface of the track. […] It’s the … Continue reading

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Review: Tech Metal Duo BANGLADEAFY Release Title Track From Upcoming Ribboncutter LP – Everything Is Noise

“Drummer Atif Haq and Bassist/synth player/vocalist Jon Ehlers have once again delivered a high energy blast of unique, guitar-free tech metal with punky vocals that inspire feelings of resistance and uprising. The synth work on the track creates a fairly … Continue reading

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NEQUIENT: ‘Wolves At The Door’ Album Review – SonicAbuse

“If NEQUIENT had stuck to the three-minute-an-less formula when composing this album, it would have been a solid grind effort characterised by its ferocity and intense musicianship. What raises it to the ranks of the exceptional, however, is when the … Continue reading

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Absolute Hell reviews “The Briefcase”

“With The Briefcase, BANGLADEAFY churn out some seriously unusual and spastic combinations of jazz, electronica, and progressive metal/punk. I am immediately reminded of excellent groups like Child Abuse and occasionally Naked City. Songs like “Elixer” and “Tubes” almost make me … Continue reading

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