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The Fly Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

'A well-tamed beast that explodes at just the right times under guidance from it's masters'

The Fly Magazine Review ASIWYFA & FWW Live

'Loud and melodic, with each track slowly erupting to a powerful crescendo, sometimes it feels like the soundtrack to every tragic film scene'

Fate Magazine Review And So I Watch You From Afar

'They could easily soundtrack such disasters as worlds colliding, bombs dropping or the Incredible Hulk just smashing stuff up'

GayDar Radio On Alan MX

'Electro's Gay Young Guns'

Norman Records On 'Public Service Broadcast #9'

'Seriously, the only person who wins here is the punter getting that much tunage for less than a fiver. It defies economics'

Room 13 Review 'Oppenheimer'

'A glorious marriage of electro fuzz with sugar-sweet pop melodies'

Fun, Fun, Fun 'Albums Of 2007' - Number 4: 'Backlash Cop'

'This is an album of experimentation and vision and its sits perfectly in the fierce, intelligent, 35 minute journey'

AU Albums of 2007: Number 2

'Total freedom. That's the dominant sound of 'Backlash Cop', whether it was the fingers aflame guitar playing, the funky beats and bass jives or the anything goes lyrical playfulness.'

Sound Of Violence Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'Malheureusement, 'Well-Oiled Machine' souffre des maux communs à beaucoup de premiers albums.'

Sweeping The Nation 'Albums Of 2007' - Number 9: 'Backlash Cop'

"No-one can stop us when we make our own records... fuck them, be radical/I'll get my tit out like Janet if she's not available" - "Backlash Cop", JPL

This Is Fake DIY Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'For something which seems the composite of many tried-and-tested formulae, Clone Quartet and their eleven offerings throw up something surprisingly fresh'

The Plastic Ashtray Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'The pop stamina and song writing chic to impress even the most stubborn muso'

Across The Line Show Love For Clone Quartet

'Clone Quartet have taken a wide tangent, back to the song, to the squelchy emotions, the fuzz and the fever'

iShotTheDeputy Review 'Well-Oiled Machine'

'Electronic + fab vocals + some screaming + catchy tunes + noise = Sheer and utter genius.'

AU Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Project

'They play with the kind of energy which makes them look like they may lift off stage and career through the air at any moment'

FWW Number 4 in AU's 'Top 10 Most Wanted 2007'

'To lose one bass player is careless, but five . . . Jamie King is the last in a long line of four-stringers.'

Oppenheimer Top AU's 'Top 10 Most Wanted 2007'

'Whether you have a penchant for punk, dance or indie-rock it is nigh on impossible not to succumb to the intoxicating pop-tronica of Oppenheimer'

AU Magazine's 'Top 10 Most Wanted 2007'

'Clone Quartet are an electro-rock dreadnought, stabbing synth, slash and burn guitars and apocalyptic rhythms underpinning a maniacal vocal, their bad-ass sonics guaranteed to pulverise the senses.'

AU Magazine Review ASIWYFA's 'Tonight The City Burns' Live Project

"Fuck London. Fuck grumbling about music here. Fuck waiting about for something to happen" - Rory Friers

Miwsig Review 'Backlash Cop'

'If Pavement at their best had embraced a hip hop/rock fusion...'

ASIWYFA In AU's 'Must-See' Acts

The Hot 40 - Ireland's Must-See Acts (No.23) - 'a maelstrom of ruthless grooves, all knuckleduster percussion and brain spattering guitars'

The Hot 40 - Irelands Must-See Acts (No.4)

Big Cheese Magazine Talks To Andrew About JPL, STA & Other Such Acronyms

"All of us in the band identify with that 'fuck it' mentality - life is much too short. If you're going to go down for making a bad record, you might as well go down fighting. You'll never regret taking a risk."

Q Magazine Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Anglo-Irish Rage Against The Machine, Anyone?'

'Backlash Cop' Song By Song

"Cahir named his solo on this as The Disco Spectre" - Andrew

The plastic Ashtray Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Backlash Cop is a bold step in a great new direction'

Derry-London DIY Mavericks Return With Ambitious Concept Album: JPL

4/5 - Dripping with fervent soul... Backlash Cop is a brave and rewarding departure

The Plastic Ashtray Talk To JPL's Andrew About 'Backlash Cop'

"If you get dropped, then try and steal a fax machine or a laptop on the way out of the building" - Andrew

Miwsig Review 'Who Invented Love?'

'Blasting their way to glory with the most poetic of punk sentiments'

Teletext Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Whatever style they take on, it’s assimilated with a breakneck intensity' - 7/10

The Runout Groove Review 'Backlash Cop'

...embracing the start stop political beat of Minutemen, old school soul and a healthy dose of funk...

10/10 - Somehow JPL Have Achieved A Hat Trick Of Beautifuly Diverse And Exciting Long Players.

Some kind of hybrid of Rage Against The Machine and the Climax Blues Band,

Drowned In Sound Review Backlash Cop

“genitals.. wait, did I just say genitals?”? Moments later comes “I’ll get my tit out like Janet if she’s unavailable”, and I'm thoroughly confused

The Line Of Best Fit Review 'Backlash Cop'

Their most consistent work to date and yet still sees them stretch their musical muscle

Ciao Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Let Fantastic People be Fantastic'

The Backlash Is Building - Kerrang! Feature - Buy Backlash Cop

'The sound of a band in peak form...' Rock Sound - 8/10

Scubbacultcha Review 'Backlash Cop'

I've been enthusiastically evangelising about ''Backlash Cop',

Forget Everything You Though You Knew. AU Review Backlash Cop

4.5/5 - 35 minutes of frenetic and funky musical insanity that none of their peers would even dream of.

Sweeping the Nation review Backlash Cop

A spectacular development and probably the standout full-on rock record of the first half of 2007

Angry Ape Review 'Backlash Cop'

Jetplane Lofts the flag high for the cause of the independent artist

Glasswerk Review 'Backlash Cop'

'Defiance, empiricism and gnarl'

The Downloader Review 'Who Invented Love?'

'A sublime debut record'

Tangents Review 'Who Invented Love?'

'Contemporary guitar rock music doesn't get any better than this'

Clone Quartet - Carousel - Out Now

"A stomping beat that almost buzzes under the weight of its angry tension… Bring the (highly-tuneful, electro) noise!" - 8/10 - DROWNED IN SOUND

Artrocker Magazine Review 'Carousel'

'If Arcade Fire actually got around to writing a song with hooks and pop melody, or if they gave enough of a shit to want to move your feet at the same time as your heart and head, they would have a hard job competing with Clone Quartet'

Maps Review 'Carousel'

'Will have you singing along before you even realise everyone else on the bus is looking at you'

Rock Sound Review 'Backlash Cop'

By far Jetplane's most consistent work to date

Across The Line Review 'Carousel'

'A riot of ear-shredding beats and belligerence'

No Clarity Review 'Carousel'

'They kicked out the spiky Dr. Robotnik jams like we’re 11 years old again on the final level of Mario Bros 3!'

Plastic Ashtray Review 'Carousel'

'The fun of Pavement fed through an Amiga 500'