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Aurally Yours Review Our Krypton Son's Single "Gargantuan"

"Gargantuan" is a rousing, thumping crusade driven by an infectious piano-bashing beat, leading us to a final explanation of its march within the last lyrics of the song."

The 4O5 Review Jetplane Landing's NEW album 'Don't Try'

"'Don't Try' is exactly what the band needed: a reaffirmation of their prowess after six years out of the spotlight. Hopefully we won't have to wait quite as long for album number 5."

Rock Sound Review JPL Album 'Don't Try'

"Jetplane Landing looked destined to join McLusky and Reuben as flames that burnt brightly while not enough people paid attention, but Derry quartet return well-honed and taut."

7BitArcade Interviews Kris From More Than Conquerors

"...we’re still alive, still touring and still loving every minute of it. We won’t be stopping anytime soon over who ate the last 12p pot noodle from Tesco."

Jetplane Landing Talk With The Irish Mirror

"..The people who follow us seem to have genuinely embraced the record; they seem to be into it. To hope for anything more than that would feel a little greedy."

Hubb.it Talks To Little Bear

"The group only formed around 18 months ago but have already made impressive waves in the music industry..."

Rhythm & Booze Announce More Than Conquerors Debut Album

"Dynamic Alternative-Punk-Rock Quartet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. For Fans of: Manchester Orchestra, Brand New, Reuben & Twin Atlantic."

Green, White & Gold Sounds Eagerly Awaits MTC Album Release

"It’s about damn time!"

Headwarmer Review JPL 'Don't Try'

"With accessible structures and fist-in-the-air choruses to root themselves deep into the memory banks, 'Don’t Try' is a honeycomb of caustic guitar and punk snarl..."

Already Heard Announce MTC's Debut Album 'Everything I've Learnt'

"Belfast alt-rock quartet More Than Conquerors have announced their debut album will be called 'Everything I’ve Learnt'..."

Circuit Sweet Announce MTC's Debut Album

"New tracks "Jaw" & "Try-Antlers" now streaming..."

Supajam Introduce MTC New Album 'Everything I've Learnt'

"...it’s certainly deserving of a wide audience."

Mute Print Announce MTC Debut Album

"More Than Conquerors draw upon early British post-hardcore influences merged with emotive melodic vocals and chunky guitars to create their own raw storm of noise."

Glasswerks Announce MTC Debut Album And Streamable Tracks

"Reminiscent of early British post-hardcore...and the harmony-driven US rock of Brand New and Manchester Orchestra, ‘Everything I've Learnt’ still manages to find its own place amongst these behemoths."

ATL Talk About Bands At Glasgowbury 2013

"Jetplane Landing...describe in a tweet: The daddies reclaim what is rightfully theirs!"

Culture NI Reviews Glasgowbury 2013

"For many though, the must-see show of Day One is the return to the stage of long-dormant Derry punks, Jetplane Landing..."

Little Bear Interview With The Irish News

"Derry band Little Bear got 2013 off to a great start when they were chosen to replace Two Door Cinema Club at the Other Voices event in Derry in February. Things have got busier and busier ever since..."

Contact Music Introduce More Than Conquerors and Their Debut Album

More Than Conquerors Announce Debut Album 'Everything I've Learnt' Released 30th September 2013

Little Bear Interview With The Belfast Telegraph

A winning tale of hard lessons in life and love...

7BitArcade Reviews Jetplane Landing's Don't Try

"...they’ve definitely not lost the ability to write a fantastic album of post-hardcore tracks."

The Colour Of Vinyl Reviews Jetplane Landing's Don't Try

'This is a backs to the wall, balls in a vice kind of record.'

Drowned In Sound Feature Die! Die! Die!'s NEW Video

I've never quite understood why this bunch of Kiwis haven't scorched their way into the hearts and minds of more people.

Hotpress Interview Little Bear

Steven McCool, Little Bear’s magnificently surnamed lead-singer, has a sneaky suspicion that the North West could be looking at a musical golden age.

Reformed Quartet Touch Down For A Rip-Roaring Return

But the winners on day one were also the comeback kings, Jetplane Landing.

Little Bear Impresses Colin Carberry From Hotpress

Sure of voice, huge of sound, florid of production: five minutes in the microwave would see them ready for a main stage slot in any festival of your choice.

Daily Mirror Features Jetplane Landing

"...for many they remain one of the most influential bands Northern Ireland has produced in the past 10 years."

The Guardian Interviews Little Bear

The final day of the London edition of the Other Voices festival saw performances from John Grant, Little Bear and Matthew E White.

We Are Noise Reviews Our Krypton Son New Single Gargantuan

"He’s back with a new single now and it’s cut from the same, superior pop music cloth."

The Sunday Times Loves Little Bear At Other Voices

The silver lining to this television executive's nightmare was the bumping up of 'Little Bear', an emerging Derry band from the music trail to the Glassworks.

The Irish News Is Impressed By Little Bear At Other Voices

Surely it was fate, for 'Little Bear' put on the performance of the entire weekend, banding technology and their own brand rock together seamlessly.

Little Bear Steps Up To Plate at Other Voices

'Little Bear' - purveyors of emotionally literate rock

The Derry Mirror Reviews Little Bear

Their incredibly detailed music is the kind of sound many more established outfits can only ever dream of producing.

Little Bear To Open Bushmills Live In the City

'Little Bear's' music is haunting and soulful - they were the one band whom all judges agreed upon as a perfect compliment to the great line-up.

Belfast Music Week Presents Showcase at Sea Sessions Festival

Belfast Music Week comes to Sea Sessions, Europe’s best surf, skate and music festival, on Saturday, June 22 featuring Axis Of, Our Krypton Son and many more!

The Metaphorical Boat Impressed By Little Bear

On the strength of these tracks, it is no surprise why 'Little Bear' are blowing their fellow countrymen out of the water -their sound is ambitious, their songs are captivating, and they aren't half-bad live either.

Outlineonline.co.uk Gives 9/10 For A Live And Loud Neg Peg

Compelling, enthralling, bloody loud, I want more.

Die! Die! Die! Speak To Crackle

"...drummer Michael Prain speaks to Crackle about his record collection and stuff."

Irish News David Roy Revives A Noisy Die! Die! Die!

"New Zealand trio 'Die! Die! Die!'s latest album 'Harmony' is chock full of spiky yet atmospheric and melodic alt rock that should appeal to fans of Texan punkers...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead..."

Artrocker Review Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

"With unadulterated energy, 'Harmomy' moves at a frenetic speed, powered by Wilson's masterful guitars and a rawness that can only be encouraged and is no doubt only amplified when experienced live."

Die! Die! Die! Interviewed by Chordblossom

"Highlights have been releasing the last four records and playing tons of amazing shows all around the world, and just continuing to be a musician creating music with our friends."

Sounds XP Likes The Sound Of Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

"It’s a thoroughly fine way to round off an impressively promising album."

Die! Die! Die! Is Reviewed Live By Echoes And Dust

They played with a lot of energy, and great catchy guitar hooks, snarling vocals and most importantly an amazingly steady rhythm section.

And So She Thinks Thinks A Live Die! Die! Die! Are Ferocious

'Die! Die! Die!' have got presence and power, and a huge dash of punk spirit.

University Of Sussex's Students Union Can't Wait To See Die! Die! Die! Live

'Die! Die Die!’s' unfiltered and powerful stage show has earned them a reputation as one of the most energetic and hardest-working bands around.

The Argus Reviews Die! Die! Die! Live

"This short, sharp half-hour set embodied most of these New Zealanders’ characteristic energy and frenetic stage presence."

Die! Die! Die! Gets The Thumbs Up From Billetto

This album proves the band continue their evolution to perfect their sound.

Live Review Of Die! Die! Die! By Brighton Noise Gig Guide

I said previously in my preview that “a concoction of punk, noise pop, grunge, rock and indie all thrown in, with a dose of ranting vocals” was expected from headline band ‘Die! Die! Die!’ and they didn’t disappoint

Events In Newcastle Live Review of Die! Die! Die!

New Zealand band Die! Die! Die! have been wowing crowds the world over with explosive, sweat-drenched punk shows of the highest calibre.

Muso's Guide Reviews A Live Die! Die! Die!

Die!Die!Die! hit town to promote new album 'Harmony' & bring it home to me that now’s maybe the time to invest in some earplugs for gigs. This was a damn loud show.

Tasty Likes The Taste Of Die! Die! Die!'s 'Harmony'

'Harmony' is the sound of a three piece spreading their wings, keen to see what else a guitar, bass and drum combination can produce.