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🏆 Best Debuts Of 2020

Some first-release records hit like hurricanes this year – these are just five of the best debuts I heard in 2020. BOYSCLUB – SHE, THE ATROCITY  Taking no prisoners from the first recorded notes, Boysclub started with a roar of speed and a clear statement of intent – no compromise, no grey area. It […]

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Shows

🏆 Best Shows Of 2020

While the quantity of shows suffered in 2020, the quality most certainly did not. In no particular  order, these are five of my favourite sets this year. TEEN JESUS & THE JEAN TEASERS This is the show I use from the before-times as the standard to aim at. Once shows are like this one again, […]

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Shows

Boysclub @ Factory Theatre, 22nd Nov

SHOW NOTES “Boysclub are playing their second ever gig – as headliners! in the Factory main room! – and it’s like they were born on stages this size. That Hole / L7 sound, mashed up with modern themes and deep thinking around identity and gender make for a *titanic* experience, a monster of sound that […]

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Boysclub @ The Lansdowne, 7th Nov

SHOW NOTES “And they’re off! Boysclub have been straining at the pandemic leash for months to play their first (ever!) show and tonight they break the straps and waste no time going straight for our collective throats. Vicious to those who might resist, but a welcoming embrace to those who accept, this is a massive […]