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Posted 18 Jan 2017 @ 10:17am

 

Upstairs at Bar Open, Yarbles tore a new orifice in the brutalised corpse of punk rock.  The lead singer paced and prowled in front of the stage.  His vocals pierced the crowd’s cerebral cortex.  The band thrashed like a crocodile wrestling its prey in a death roll. It was chaotic, but it held together. 
 
The set finished, and I walked over to Old Bar where Parsnip were...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 12:04pm

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Swim Team’s debut, Holiday, is a fitting soundtrack with which to banish the dismal fog of twenty-sixteen. And who couldn’t use a smidgen of ‘90s lo-fi indie pop about now, amirite?
 
Holiday is an exuberant affair infused with bold self-reliance, bruised romanticism, and a palpable sense of frustration. The EP benefits from the energetic live recording as it...

Posted 29 Nov 2016 @ 2:00pm

If this doesn't make you want to chuck a sickie, bail on work, hit the beach and jump in the ocean immediately - nothing will. 

 

Are You Forgetting Something? comes from Swim Team's upcoming EP Holiday, due out early next year. 

 

Wanting to capture the band’s energy and any happy mistakes, the band recorded the EP live, in shared quarters over a weekend with Tom ...

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