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


Fresh Picks: Heron.

Heron – Warren, Pennsylvania, USA. Post-Rock is a genre of music that has exponentially grown in popularity in recent years. It’s a genre that can transport you to a distant and exotic locale, a place rife with beautiful imagery and truly relaxing mental panoramas. It’s a genre that can accompany...


Demonic Death Judge – ‘Seaweed’.

Demonic Death Judge – Kotka, Finland. Cover photo credit – Simo P. J. Ulvi. Demonic Death Judge. What to say about a band with such a name and such a back catalogue. DDJ have been steadily and in the fashion of Stoner Rock and Metal, slowly but surely and in the most...


Holy Matrimony – ‘Dearly Beloved: Part One’.

Holy Matrimony – Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Cover photo credit: Local Hero Promotions – Click Here. The self-dubbed Manchester Alt. Pop band Holy Matrimony have just released their latest EP Dearly Beloved: Part One and other than the release eluding to a rather long wedding service it gives you four tracks of...


Tinnedfruit – ‘Sorry Guys’.

Tinnedfruit – Falmouth, England, United Kingdom. Cover photo credit: Jtaylorphotoblog – Click Here. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Tinnedfruit are a band that live in a tin can. The purpose of a tinned can is to keep said produce or in this case, occupants, fresh...


Glories and Their Journey Through The Soundscapes.

Glories – Birmingham, Alabama, USA. One unambiguous truth of the digital age is that the reach of music and its availability has grown exponentially. This is something noticeable in countless genres but something I have personally and gladly seen in the world of Instrumental music, with Post-Rock and its heavier...


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...


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...


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...


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...