Palm Reader – ‘Sing Out, Survivor’ [Review]

palm reader album promo 2Fluffy bunnies. Cute kittens. Puppies. Peaceful, lazy days spent lounging in the sun.

None of the above will come to mind while listening to Sing Out, Survivor. However, if you’re into dark and brutal hardcore, this might Read more…

Posted on 11 March 2015

Palm Reader – ‘By The Ground, We’re Defined’ [Review]

palm reader album promo 2Palm Reader are many things. Angry. Intense. Cathartic. Heavy.

And fucking awesome.

By The Ground, We’re Defined continues to mine similar ground to Palm Reader’s last release, I Watch The Fire Chase My Tongue – but although the Dillinger-esque mathcore style itself is Read more…

Posted on 16 February 2015

Palm Reader – ‘I Watch The Fire Chase My Tongue’ [Review]

palm reader 2015Hardcore isn’t normally the kind of music I can get into outside of live shows – but with this track, Palm Reader just became an exception to that rule. Maybe it’s the ultra-complex DEP-meets-the-theme-from-28DaysLater vibe; maybe it’s my fresh, indignant anger at YouTube’s incessant insistence that I spend my time on their site consuming some Creationism-endorsing crapfest; or maybe it’s the bleakly abstract video below efficiently complementing this track’s relentless and ear-rending catharsis. Well, whatever – I Watch The Fire Chase My Tongue is fucking excellent, and if this is just a taste of what to expect from Palm Reader’s next album (Beside The Ones We Love, due out in 2015), then it’s also a reason to get very goddamn excited indeed. Read more…

Posted on 03 December 2014

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