Author: Matthew Speer

About Matthew Speer

Matt has 2.1 BA in History and is most likely somewhere in his twenties.
He enjoys a wide range of music, but has a strong penchant for Punk-Rock.

Originally he hails from the Isle Of Wight off the South Coast of England, UK and spends most of his time around England's South-West.

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Here are my most recent posts

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NaNNiK At A Glance…

NaNNiK – Brighton, England, United Kingdom. Before I carefully place my objective hat on my head I will admit this ditty little article has some personal links to it. Before we introduce Hip-Hop/Rock four-piece NaNNiK I feel I should mention my time growing up with vocalist Keir O’Brien Hobbs and...

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Fresh Picks: Fire At Will.

Fire At Will – Toulouse, France. Every once in a while, outside of the regular requests we receive from bands, artists, labels and PR companies, we do our best to scribble a few words on bands that have made a lasting impression on us. Fire At Will are such a...

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Fresh Picks: The Scutches.

The Scutches – Long Island, NewYork, USA. The Scutches are very much underground veterans hailing from Long Island, New York. 2017 has been somewhat of a reawakening for the band in many respects, as although it’s now been three years since they have released studio material, the band have now...

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Nautical Mile – The ‘Playing For Keeps’ EP.

Nautical Mile – Perth, Western Australia. Australia. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Since the last time we saw the Perth based Post-Hardcore-esque Pop-Punk band Nautical Mile, they have given the mock games the boot and are well and truly Playing For Keeps.  Ignoring the terrible placed...

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Forever Unclean – ‘Float’ The Forthcoming 7″.

Forever Unclean – Copenhagen, Denmark. This might just be our first audio-trip to Denmark and I really fancy a Danish. No, this time, this time I am not talking about a deliciously sweet and crumbly pastry. No, I am rather speaking of fast, abrasive yet playful and smile inducing Pop-Punk infused...

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Introducing Beefywink…

Beefywink – Bath, England, United Kingdom. Cover photo credit: Colin Hawkins. Bath. The city with the ironic glazing. A city where underground music embodies the very essence of an underground scene, where it struggles but ultimately thrives despite an environment that isn’t always the most hospitable. Maybe it’s the fact...

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False Heads – The ‘Gutter Press’ EP.

False Heads – London, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. (Above) Photo credit: Gregory Hesse-Wagner. False Heads, a band that we’ve seen before and a band we have indeed heard before. A band whose past sounds we have dissected only for them to...

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For I Am – It’s… ‘All About Perspectives’

For I Am – Belgium. For I Am are a band from Belgium. They are band that quite unashamedly state (or admit) that the world probably didn’t need another Pop-Punk band. However, as is obvious they chose to form one anyway and have since elected to break a silence of...

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Introducing: Driftt.

Driftt – Warminster, England, United Kingdom.  Many people will wonder why this Warminster band have an extra ‘t’ in their name. Others will notice how young the band is or how their social media presence is vague and in it’s infancy and then how little of  a back-catalogue the band have....