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From Sunday 30 May 2004

Muff is good

While I’m recommending bands and songs, the best demo I’ve come acros in a bit is the new Mistake Us For Friends 3-tracker. Coming across like Belvedere with a fast-paced technical punk rock melodic thing going on, these guys are highly impressive.

We need to stand up together, not fall down apart…

The new Howards Alias record, ‘The Answer Is Never’, is astonishing. That is all.

Saturday 29 May 2004

The weekly download

So it’s a Saturday, I’m stuck at work and I have a stack of MP3 links I’ve accrued over the last week. Here they are for you to download, if you haven’t already: Planes Mistaken For Stars – Belly Full Of hell Howards Alias – W.O.R.L.D.

Two new bands to my favourite label of the year so far

Reeve Oliver have signed to The Militia Group. Expect to see their debut self-titled album to be out this summer. The Umbrellas have also signed to TMG. Look for the release date of their debut album to be announced soon.


Submitted by Jym: “Unfortunately Sonic Boom Six have had to pull out of the Bradford 1in12 show tomorrow…due to Barney’s mumps which blighted last weeks cancelled gigs. Fellow Manchester band Harijan have taken their place. The line up now stands at Zen Baseballbat,

M(a)ybe you should buy something

Submitted by Jez: “Mybe now have their very own ‘Mybe shop’ at People can do all things Mybe at this place, and feel good knowing they are helpin some true underdogs!”

This name is taken

I’m interviewing Fiddler Records’ Name Taken over the weekend, if you have a question for the band click ye olde ‘discuss this item’.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Details on the Punktastic Un-Scene tour to come very soon indeed…

Fighting sugar

Submitted: “The Fight are supporting Sugarcult on 3 of their tour dates – 13/6 Newport. – Sugarcult, Division of Laura Lee, Cardia 14/6 Portsmouth. – Sugarcult, Division of Laura Lee, Cardia 15/6 Leeds. – Sugarcult,

Shotgun for a service

Shotgun Democracy and Same Day Service tour from Monday. Click ‘discuss this item’ for dates.