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

Tío Rico and The Forthcoming ‘Business and Pleasure’ EP.

Tío Rico – Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Manchester based Punk label Horn & Hoof Records is steadily growing. MF has been lucky enough to tag along for the ride for much of this and hopefully time permitting will continue to do so. Tío Rico counts label operator Scott Bradley within...

Scornthroats and The ‘Misfortune’ LP.

Scornthroats – Cagliari, Italy. Scornthroats, formally Rise After Defeat, have been releasing music since 2011. Music that is perhaps only really best described as utterly visceral organised chaos, that is barely confined within an amalgamation of Hardcore Punk, Crust Punk and riffs that touch upon the not so distant shores...

Set Before Us and The ‘Enigmas’ EP.

Set Before Us – Stockholm, Sweden. As you pick your way through the back catalogue of this Stockholm Metalcore five-piece, you hear a band whose sound was very much theorised and then put into practise. Over two singles and two EPs the band have taken a basic Metalcore foundation and rather...

Deposit Man and The ‘Bang A Cowboy’ Single.

Deposit Man – Oulu, Finland. Cover photo credit: Tytti Roto. Finland four-piece Punk-Rock Dads Deposit Man are preparing to release their second EP as a follow up to the five-track blast of up-beat and witty Punk-Rock that they affectionately titled, EP.  This second EP is set to release very soon and...

Young Galaxy – ‘Stay For Real’.

Young Galaxy – Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Montréal Electronic Music four-piece Young Galaxy are no strangers to the world of what I would call underground Pop. The band touch on the synth laden world of Electronic Music as much as they do contemporary Indie as there is so much more than...

No Insight – The ‘Chasing Memories’ EP.

No Insight – London, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. London Rick and Morty enthusiasts No Insight have recently released their debut EP as earths entry for Planet Music and it is entitled Chasing Memories. After a token intro of sounds bites and light...

Jack The Envious – The ‘Begging For More’ Single.

Jack The Envious – London, England, United Kingdom. Jack is very envious but is also in a band, a band that as a collective produces organised collections of cohesive sound known as songs that sit somewhere between early 2000’s Post-Hardcore, dark-sounding contemporary Pop-Punk and jagged Metalcore orientated riffage. The band...

Fresh Picks: Dock 83.

Dock 83 – Utrecht, The Netherlands. Cover photo credit: underxposed – Click Here. With two EPs, a split, a number of singles and a recently released full-length, it’s safe to say that Utrecht natives Dock 83 are in it for the long run with their blend of Post-Hardcore and Metalcore...