Each two-minute burst of feral emotion demolished comfort and threw us straight to the centre of vocalist Jeremy Bolm’s cathartic storm; weather-damaged, soaked and worn, we’re abruptly jettisoned at the end of each song for a moment of respite before the next tune dragged us back under.
Some bands take a lifetime to convey a fraction of what Touché Amoré packed into 22 minutes of wrought and raw musical dialogue. Astonishing.
There's been some actual news this week. The Movielifereformed, Fightstarreturned from hiatus, and then there was Emoji Artworks. But sadly, today is our last #notthenews round-up of 2014. Try to hold back those tears while we recap all of this week's nonsense.