Tag : sam dillon

Japandroids @ The Wardrobe, 1/5/17

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Japandroids have been moved from Stylus to the Wardrobe, but the change has not deterred them, and the crowd reception is enthusiastic and more receptive in the more intimate space. They enter and start as they mean to go on, with the title track from their new album Near to … Read More

In The Middle with Japandroids

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Japandroids are a Canadian rock band who formed in 2006. Likened to Bruce Springsteen and Husker Du, the band’s new album Near to the Wild Heart of Life follows the critically acclaimed Celebration Rock. Their current world tour is their first in three years after taking an extended break away … Read More

Apocalypstick by Cherry Glazerr

2 years ago / 0 comments

Cherry Glazerr’s second album warbles somewhere between lazy-guitar synth pop and the spikey post-punk of The Slits, marrying both in a hazy, adolescent mess. The band have definitely matured since their debut Haxel Princess, written when frontwoman Clementine Creevy was just 14 years old, but they retain the frenetic, awkward … Read More

Fucked Up @ Belgrave, 27/10/16

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With a name like that, Fucked Up have a lot to live up to. On recent albums they’ve departed from their hardcore roots in pursuit of arena-sized guitar harmonies and grand concepts, but tonight they revisited their debut album Hidden World. This is not a band which relies on hit-laden … Read More