Foxygen announce new LP, Seeing Other People for 4/26

February 13, 2019

Photo Credit: Nicky Giraffe Foxygen, the duo of Sam France and Jonathan Rado, remain one of the more unique and compelling bands in music today. As they transition into the next phase of their lives, they are doing it with their unique vision and execution. Seeing Other People will be out on 4/26 via the […]

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Gold Connections announce new EP, Like A Shadow

February 6, 2019

Photo by Lloyd McCollough Been enjoying the music of Will Marsh since I was first introduced to it. His 2018 release, Popular Fiction, was one of my favorites of 2018. Like Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest, Marsh is now starting to turn his project into a proper band and I’m here for it. Read […]

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Deep State – The Path to Fast Oblivion (album review)

February 4, 2019

The Path to Fast Oblivion is exactly what I was hoping the follow up to 2017’s Thought Garden would be. The Athens based quartet are still focused on delivering driving indie rock centered around crunching guitar riffs. Taylor Chmura, Smokey DeRoeck, Michael Gonzalez, and Brandon Page are longtime friends and it shows throughout the album. […]

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Blank Range – In Unison (album review)

February 1, 2019

Photo by Joey Martinez There are certain bands I’ll listen to that get under my skin in a good way. The music agitates me; it’s loud and abrasive and that’s just what I’m looking for. Some music is mellow and calming; helping me wind down. Blank Range falls somewhere in the middle, like an old […]

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Craig Finn announces I Need a New War for 4/26

January 30, 2019

I thought Craig Finn’s 2017 LP, We All Want The Same Thing was his best solo album. It was an album that continued to grow on me; buoyed by the amazing track God In Chicago. Now, Finn’s back with his fourth LP, I Need A New War out on 4/26 via the fine folks at […]

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China announces And Then Nothing Happened for 2/22 release

January 30, 2019

China is a Bay area band fronted by Michael James Tapscott. They play a nice brand of folk-rock and they’ve got a new LP coming out on Feb 22 titled And Then Nothing Happened. Here’s some more info on the LP. Once again, the collection of songs revolves around the cinematic songwriting that has become […]

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Vertical Scratchers release new track, plan to be at SXSW

January 30, 2019

Haven’t heard much since Vertical Scratchers released their debut LP, Daughter of Everything in 2013. Wound up catching a set at SXSW and enjoying the frenetic pop. Well, there back and this track smokes. And they’ll be at SXSW again. For their first new music since 2014’s Daughter of Everything, California’s Vertical Scratchers present “Song […]

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Pkew Pkew Pkew announce

January 28, 2019

Pkew Pkew Pkew are a Toronto punk band that routinely came up on Spotify once a Jeff Rosenstock or The Dirty Nil album ended. Most of their debut album is about getting drunk, eating pizza or the merits of the Kathie Lee & Hoda hour on the Today show. This upcoming album see a slight […]

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Lady Lamb announces Even In The Tremor for 4/5/19 release

January 23, 2019

Even in the Tremor Cover Art by Erica Peplin The music of Lady Lamb (aka Aly Spaltro) ticks off so many boxes for me. But it is the unpredictability of her music; you never where a tune is headed. I love that her tracks stretch out and take lefts when you could swear she should […]

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Pip Blom announces Boat for 5/31 release

January 23, 2019

Photo credit: Raymond van Mil I’ve been digging the music of Pip Blom for a while and have been anxiously awaiting their debut LP. Well, the Dutch quartet have ended my waiting and on top of it all; they’re coming to SXSW. And based on their first track, they are going to be on my […]

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