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All reviews by Kristen-swanson

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Cherry Glazerr – Stuffed & Ready

Posted June 17, 2019, 11:05 p.m.

Cherry Glazerr – Stuffed & Ready

Stuffed & Ready is the third album released by LA band Cherry Glazerr. It’s surprising this is their third album and it’s taken me this long ... read more

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Katie Ellen – Still Life

Posted Jan. 28, 2019, 7:47 p.m.

Katie Ellen  – Still Life

What started as a two-piece project after the disbandment of Chumped, Katie Ellen are making a name for themselves in their own right. Since seeing the ... read more

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The Sidekicks – Happiness Hours

Posted Jan. 21, 2019, 10:07 p.m.

The Sidekicks – Happiness Hours

The Sidekicks are a band that I still pay attention to past my “punk only years”—you know, the years of my youth when only punk ... read more

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Kississippi – Sunset Blush

Posted Jan. 14, 2019, 10:29 p.m.

Kississippi  – Sunset Blush

Philly duo Kississippi released their anticipated debut album Sunset Blush and unlike some records, it lived up to the hype. The album starts off with the song ... read more

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Shook Ones – Body Feel

Posted Jan. 7, 2019, 9:54 p.m.

Shook Ones – Body Feel

Shook Ones are a nostalgic band for me, they were the most active during my teenage years and I associate them with that time period. ... read more

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Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

Posted Dec. 3, 2018, 5:27 p.m.

Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

When I first heard that Deafheaven had released a new record, I was skeptical. The thing is, I’m not entirely sure why because the band ... read more

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Teenage Bottlerocket – Stealing The Covers

Posted June 25, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

Teenage Bottlerocket – Stealing The Covers

Many have commented about loving the idea behind Teenage Bottlerocket's all-covers record Stealing The Covers, and even though cover albums usually have everyone sending the puke ... read more

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The Smith Street Band – More Scared of You Than You Are of Me

Posted June 18, 2018, 7:21 p.m.

The Smith Street Band – More Scared of You Than You Are of Me

There’s something oddly humbling and comforting about listening to the Smith Street Band, it’s like they’re that hometown band you watched put on shows in ... read more

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The Flatliners – Inviting Light

Posted July 17, 2017, 10:14 p.m.

The Flatliners – Inviting Light

Since 2002 Canadian punk band The Flatliners have been making a name for themselves. It’s hard to imagine the same ska/punk band that put out ... read more

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The Menzingers – After The Party

Posted March 21, 2017, 5:56 p.m.

The Menzingers – After The Party

For the past 7 or so years I have been saying that The Menzingers are the best current punk band around. Not only do they ... read more

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Teenage Bottlerocket – American Deutsch Bag

Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 9:05 p.m.

Teenage Bottlerocket – American Deutsch Bag

I never learned German in high school, but Teenage Bottlerocket must have because their latest 7’’ is a nod to the punk side of the ... read more

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Masked Intruder – M.I.

Posted Sept. 22, 2014, 3:06 p.m.

Masked Intruder – M.I.

I haven’t met a person yet who doesn’t like Masked Intruder, and I prefer to keep it that way. However, despite everyone being completely in ... read more

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A Wilhelm Scream – Partycrasher

Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 10:14 p.m.

A Wilhelm Scream – Partycrasher

It’s been hard to believe that A Wilhelm Scream’s last full length, Career Suicide, was released in 2007. I’ve seen these guys live a handful of ... read more

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The Slow Death – No Heaven

Posted Nov. 4, 2013, 10:11 p.m.

The Slow Death – No Heaven

If you haven’t heard of The Slow Death by now, you probably aren’t as depressed as the majority of us. Luckily their new album No Heaven hits ... read more

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Luther – Siblings & Sevens

Posted Aug. 13, 2012, 9:26 p.m.

Luther – Siblings & Sevens

I remember seeing Luther a few months back at a small venue in Pittsburgh where The Menzingers were headlining. I was really stoked to finally ... read more

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Banquets – Top Button, Bottom Shelf

Posted Aug. 6, 2012, 1:28 p.m.

Banquets – Top Button, Bottom Shelf

New Jersey might get a lot of crap for being such an unlovable state, but Banquets is keeping the Jersey music scene fresh and alive ... read more

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Toh Kay – Streetlight Lullabies

Posted April 2, 2012, 7 a.m.

Toh Kay – Streetlight Lullabies

I’ve read a lot of mixed reviews about this record, and based on the feedback received, I think it’s a really underrated album. Is it ... read more

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Dead to Me – Moscow Penny Ante

Posted Jan. 9, 2012, 1:19 p.m.

Dead to Me – Moscow Penny Ante

After listening to Dead To Me’s latest release Moscow Penny Ante it made me think about something bassist/vocalist Chicken said the last time I interviewed ... read more

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Timeshares – Bearable

Posted Dec. 12, 2011, 1:10 p.m.

Timeshares – Bearable

When I first heard the NY band Timeshares, I knew they were going to be a punk band to lookout for. After excessively playing the ... read more

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