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In Review: POWER – ELECTRIC GLITTER BOOGIE (COOL DEATH RECORDS, 2015)

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Electric Glitter Boogie by Power is an album of 70s proto-punk meets traditional rock and roll. The record is draped in tattered denim and well-worn leather, wearing ripped jeans and boots perfect for stomping. It draws upon influences of Australian and international forerunners but serves to add a modern kick to the hard rock lineage.

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In Review: MY DISCO – SEVERE (TEMPORARY RESIDENCE LIMITED, 2015)

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After some years in the wilderness, My Disco has returned with a punishing  but gripping album in Severe. Finding the perfect balance between unsettling quiet and intimidating loudness, My Disco have created a monument to the power of minimalist, industrial rock. Severe takes shape as an ancient structure, creaking in the wind but seemingly ageless and permanent.

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In Review: PRONTO – PRONTO/PRONTO (SLOVENLY RECORDS, 2015)

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Pronto/Pronto is a hard-hitting, groove-laden, teeth-gnashing gyration machine. Pronto has come forth with a thrilling release that blends no frills punk with garage-rock-meets-almost-pop characteristics. One of the more dance-friendly punk records of the year, Pronto/Pronto encourages body movement and could be the perfect album to get your non-punk friends into punk.

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