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RockMidgets.com On LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut Album

'Reuben playing Mclusky songs'

The Fly Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut Album

'It's a gripping, infectious, frenetic, pummelling, riff-tastic masterpiece in rock that makes you remember how good real, honest, hard rock music can be. God Bless LaFaro. Album of the year, bar none.'

Kerrang! Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut

'Summoning the spirit of Seattle circa 1990, this debut album from Northern Irish quartet LaFaro is a thing of rampant power and joy.'

Rock Sound Magazine Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut Album

'A ferocious, frenetic spirit few bands could rival, and the lyrics are ace throughout.' - 8/10

The Irish News Review LaFaro's Self-Titled Debut

'A short sharp shock of heavy, abrasive grunge rock carved from big dumb riffs, savage caveman drumming and the rantings of an evil old pervert.'

Letters Reviewed In Rock Midgets

"...A lesson in how to stick a much needed rocket up post-rock's arse."

The Letters EP Is On A Killing Spree

"...A shape-shifting masterpiece of rhythmic and dynamic intensity."

Warpsichord Is Infectious

"His infectious electro-pop has arrived and is poised to spread like a computer virus dragging unsuspecting internet surfers kicking and screaming into his world."

ASIWYFA's Origins, Guilty Pleasures, And Memorable Moments

"The Belfast act's new EP, 'The Letters,' combines influences ranging from Fugazi to System of a Down into a unique amalgam of instrumental music that's as aggressive as it is melodic."

Exploding From Out Of Nowhere ASIWYFA

"...there are just three words written in big capital letters that summed up the band's performance: ROCKED IT HARD."

Choice Prize, The Letters EP

"...skilled noise-mongers..."

Letters EP 8/10

"...A four-track journey of post-metal riffs and soaring, epic song-writing."

ASIWYFA: Boy, Does It Taste Good!

Letters EP Spelt Out

"Some of the most brutal riffs and epic breakdowns in recent memory"

ASIWYFA, XFM And More Letters.

'This Is The Most Thrilling Racket.

Alan MX Cluas' 7.5/10

"It's different, complicated, and really very good."

ASIWYFA = Letters

"K Is For Killing Spree (An Ode To)" displays both both the poised focus of a metal song and the perspective of post-rocks' grander moments, and eventually culminates in an epic cascade of instrumentation that no listener will soon forget.

Letters Review By Iain Moffat.

"I think we've done something like 160 gigs this year." TW

Basingstokes Alan MX

"The resulting musical exorcism is so determinedly and inventively off kilter that listening to all of it in one go is both exhilarating and unsettling."

The Irish Times reviews 'Warpsichord'

'Utterly charming madcap pop.'

ASIWYFA Are Top 10 For the Booklets' 2010 List

200 Top Albums (2000-2009) #50 - And So I Watch You From Afar

4 Or 5 Magicians: Preaching To The Converted

4 or 5 Magicians finally “made it”.

This Album's Certainly Neither Empty Or Derivative

"...Bands can be funny and opinionated but also creative."

Letters EP Review

"Edgy, staccato, and exploring a little subtlety and a lot of thunderous noise..."

Empty, Deprived Pop Songs at No. 21

"This is no style over content affair."

Road Records Album Of The Year

"There's no other way of saying this, this band are immense."

4O5M 3 Stars

Raw but effective

No16: And So I Watch You From Afar- Albums Of The Decade

4 Or 5 To Watch in 2010

Talons Vs ASIWYFA

"...Sounding like soundtrack to an unwritten Ang Lee or Darren Aronofsky epic..."

The Moi Non Plus Are Interested In Noise

Call it post-punk, or post-post-punk or post-hartcore, but whatever you call it, The Moi Non Plus's sound is certainly post-modern, bordering on total nihilism.

4 Or 5 Magicians, A Lo-Fi Thing

Brings The Pain In Fine Style

Conjures up memories of Sonic Youth at their most dissonant and spectral, briefly invoking the ghost of Radiohead present before exploding into a ferociously heavy climax.

More Magician Love From Rock Sound

Lo-fi as hell - top stuff.

Rock Sound Review Let Our Enemies Beware

A healthy dose of visceral post-hardcore.

Rock Sound Chat To Dan From 4 Or 5 Magicians

The golden age of American indie-rock with topical, British lyrics

Rock Sound Review LOEB

Display their innovative influences on their collective sleeve.

Both Bars On Review Against Karate

Oh Yes, his is a beauty.

Drowned In Sound Reivew The Moi Non Plus

"A dissonant aural Treat"

The 405 Interview the Moi Non Plus

ASIWYFA, Band Of The Year?

The message of intention is clear, prepare yourselves for the night of your lives.

Muso's Guide Introduce The Moi Non Plus

"And here we present to you The Moi Non Plus, a most excellent band that we’ve talked into writing a little piece about themselves..."

The Moi Non Plus Album Review

Shot through with angst and sedated by their saturation in anti-pop.

"Noise Terrorists" Let Our Enemies Beware

Brain-Annihilating Energy For ASIWYFA

State.ie Find ASIWYFA Epic

Filter Magazine Review 'Man Vs. Monster'

Any of these cuts could, sonically, come from the Foo’s 'Colour and the Shape'...This is visceral, aggressive and the whimsy is twisted with subtlety, making tracks such as “Everyone Needs a Nemesis” and “Long Distance” undeniable.' - 82%

ASIWYFA Shows Are Value For Money!

the kind of band that make you fall in love with music all over again

ASIWYFA And FWW Show Down At Custom House Square

These bands have a chance to join the truly international ambassadors of Northern Irish rock music.