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Stand Atlantic are a rock band from Sydney, Australia, whose 2019 Pink Elephant album has been highly influential on the resurgence of pop/punk/emo.

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Newly minted, Stand Atlantic’s ‘switchblade’ is an interesting mix of the familiar and the new. There’s the precision style and the stuttering moments that we all know and love, but there’s something altogether more stompy about this single. It all starts with palm-muted guitars and Fraser’s vocal, the verse is tight and the chorus is […]

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With a driving stomp of a beat and stabby guitars, ‘Hair Out’ is an explosive track that is the most Stand Atlantic thing I’ve ever heard. What I mean is, you know who this is the second the voice and guitars judder through the speakers. The overall key theme is that the slick and accurate […]

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This year has seen an amazing and dazzling stream of new music and fiction, which we’re exited to review in our end of year highlights. It has also been a terrible year as we lost one of the most amazing humans we have ever met. As the singer and guitarist in Delays, Greg Gilbert made […]

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Smashing through the speakers with considerable angst, Deathwish has a stomping beat and thick guitar tones, interspersed with synth beat sections feature nothing,nowhere (AKA Joseph Mulherin). The combination of high-quality pop/punk with synth twist will be familiar to fans of Pink Elephant, but the rap break from Mulherin is new territory that blends perfectly with […]

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A tough year was improved beyond measure by some great writing and some awesome music. Here’s a quick dash through the parts that really got us through the panic buying, lockdowns, and meltdowns. There were some records that really stood out this year. Therapy? delivered their Abbey Road greatest hits album, which delivers a set […]