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The Soap Girls – ‘Elephant In The Room’ (Self-Released)

It seems that the release of the double album will never fail to be a bold move.  For anyone familiar with The Soap Girls, they’ll recognize it as a known characteristic of the South African duo’s previous artistic expression.  In their quest for female empowerment, sisters Mie and Millie have become infamous for their boundary-pushing live performances; challenging tired perceptions of “girls in a band” in a way that visually intersects a theatrical, almost burlesque take on punk rock with a confident realization of eroticism.  Of course, they’ve accrued their fair share of detractors – but shouldn’t all good punk music piss a few people off? 

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Calling Apollo/Raiders/Scavengers/Tacet – Cardiff, Tiny Rebel – 9 August 2019

Tiny Rebel is a local microbrewery that is picking up a solid reputation for not only their craft beer but addition to the music scene in the now infamous locality of Womanby Street, Cardiff.  Whilst not the biggest venue in the music arena (none of the Womanby Street venues are big), the reputation for supporting the local music scene is growing with every gig.

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Swamp Coffin – ‘Flatcap Bastard Features’ (Self-Released)

Three-piece sludgy drone act Swamp Coffin hail from Rotherham, something which our resident DJ reckons may, in fact, inspire the sense of hopelessness and forboding that emanates out of this recording.   A four-track EP that times out at not far shy of 35 minutes is a strong opening showing, if a band can get it right. Swamp Coffin have, most definitely, achieved exactly that.

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