Bangers – Dude Trips

Dude Trips collects up all of Bangers’ recorded output as of earlier this year, including tunes from their splits with Dirty Tactics and Brighton’s own Break the Habit among others. There’s 10 songs in all from this gruff pop-punk three piece who hail from Falmouth (oops, sorry guys, for ages I thought you were from […]

Fake Problems – Real Ghosts Caught On Tape

Formed in 2005, Floridian folk-punk band Fake Problems released their first album in 2007. They’ve not been slack since then, following How Far Our Bodies Go with It’s Great To Be Alive in 2009. A year and a half on and here’s their latest offering, Real Ghosts Caught On Tape. Back in their early days […]

American Steel – Dear Friends & Gentle Hearts

Yet another band that I’ve come to pretty late, American Steel were originally around between the mid-90s and 2002, at which point they started writing dance-rock tunes under the name Communique (I’ve not heard them so I’m going on what I’ve read). In 2007 the band decided to play as American Steel once again, releasing […]