AUGUST EXPOSURE – Holding Absence

Often there is a lot of industry discussion over the succession plan of rock music. Sometimes our community has lengthy discussions about who is the most promising name in our scene. Sometimes the answer isn’t up for debate. This is Holding Absence. The second annual Heavy Music Awards rolled into London town last week to honour and celebrate the year’s outstanding rock music achievements from Best Live Band to Best Producer and beyond. Amongst the celebrated were the likes of[…]

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Death and the Penguin – Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton – LIVE REVIEW

Armed with Anomie, the beast of a debut album, London’s Death and the Penguin set off on a tour of the UK ending at Brighton’s Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar ahead of their perfectly matched appearance at ArcTanGent Festival this weekend.   Death and the Penguin have spent the past five years making fans in high places with their seamless blend of math rock, indie and hardcore. With two EPs already turning heads expectations were high for Death and the Penguins[…]

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Polish Club – Paper Dress Vintage, London – LIVE REVIEW

Formed in Sydney in 2015, Polish Club brought their Soul-Punk vibe to every corner of Australia, most recently as main support for Royal Blood’s Oz arena tour. Satisfied that they’d played every, single, Australian festival they turned their attention state-side in April and now they’re here in England to laugh at pubs called “The Cock Tavern” and to play not one, not two, but three London shows. We caught the first blistering, thankfully air conditioned, show of that hat trick[…]

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