Dehd – Water (album review)

May 14, 2019

Much like their set I took in during SXSW, Water had me skeptical a few tracks in, then I came around about midway through and at the end of it all; I said to myself, “Self, that was pretty fucking good.” Chicago’s Dehd; comprised of Jason Balla, Emily Kempf, and Eric McGrady music sounds like […]

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Priests – The Seduction of Kansas (album review)

May 10, 2019

photo by Drew Hagelin After seeing Priests at SXSW and reading numerous articles on Priests, I think they are going to be an iconic band of this generation. They have this brilliant combination of brains, style, talent and drive. For their second album, the sound of Priests has evolved. Inspired by 2004’s What’s the Matter […]

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Carla Geneve announces debut s/t EP for 6/7 release

May 9, 2019

Photo Credit: Darren Stapley Carla Geneve is a Perth based musician whom I had never heard of before today. After hearing the tune below, Yesterday’s Clothes, I wound up in a YouTube wormhole listening/watching more stuff. I am a fan. This tune is a slow-burning rocker. Pay attention to Carla. She’s got something going on […]

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Big Nothing – Waste My Time (music video)

May 8, 2019

Photo credit: Jared Castaldi Big Nothing is an indie supergroup out of Philadelphia comprised of Liz Parsons, formerly of Casual; Pat Graham, lead singer of Spraynard. The band also features Matt Quinn, formerly of Crybaby and Chris Jordan, formerly of Young Livers. Their album, Chris, will be out this Friday. If you’re looking for a […]

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Martha – Love Keeps Kicking (album review)

May 6, 2019

Martha has followed up on 2016’s Blisters in the Pit of My Heart with an even better LP. Their pop-punk sound is on point from the get-go and doesn’t let up for one minute. Love Keeps Kicking feels like an album that kicks them up to bigger audiences. I liked Blisters but on Love Keeps […]

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Rose Hotel announces I Will Only Come When It’s A Yes due 5/31/19

May 3, 2019

Photo Credit: Casey Doran Rose Hotel is the project of Atlanta-based singer-songwriter Jordan Reynolds. She has a lovely voice; warm and inviting. Fits her Americana-tinged tracks so well. Here’s some info from the PR squad. On I Will Only Come When It’s A Yes, Reynolds’ vagabond spirit heavily influences her storytelling, which dissects crumbling relationships […]

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Bleached announce Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? for 7/12 release

May 2, 2019

Photo Credit: Nicky Giraffe Figured this was around the corner after Bleached released a new track a few weeks back and I’m ready for it. Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? will see the light of day on July 12 via the fine folks at Dead Oceans. Here’s some info from the PR team. Don’t […]

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The Yawpers – Human Question (album review)

May 1, 2019

Photo credit: Megan Holmes Next time I hear someone say rock is dead, I’m going to point them to The Yawpers and specifically this tasteful cardboard cutout of frontman Nate Cook. For their fourth album, the Denver trio tightened things up for their best album; a 38 minute effort that Cook wrote in a therapeutic […]

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Los Coast announce Samsara on June 14

April 30, 2019

Photo by Greg Giannukos Austin’s Los Coast are set to release their debut LP, Samsara on June 14th via the fine folks of New West Records. Working elements of psych-pop, soul, jazz and some a number of other that I’m not smart enough to list, Los Coast is most certainly a tasty listen. Even before […]

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Dumb announces Club Nites! for June 7th release

April 30, 2019

Photo credit to Marisa Holmes Dumb are a four-piece out of Vancouver. They play short post-punk tunes where frontman Franco Rossino spews out irascible observations. I’ve heard two tunes and I’m down to clown with these guys. If you dig Parquet Courts, you should be running, not walking to listen to them. Club Nites! is […]

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