Cut Worms – Castle In The Clouds

May 28, 2020

Photo Credit: Caroline Gohlke Cut Worms, the moniker of Max Clarke, is back with his first new music since 2018’s excellent Hollow Ground. Here’s a little backstory on the track. Clarke wrote “Castle in the Clouds” in April 2019 after tours supporting his 2017 EP Alien Sunset and 2018’s Hollow Ground. The songs came quick, […]

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Retirement Party – Runaway Dog (album review)

May 27, 2020

photo by Adam Parshall The title track of Retirement Party’s sophomore album opens the album and while I have yet to have the pleasure of seeing them play it live; I know it will be one of tunes that ends with my arms raised above my head looking around with a big shit-eating grin on […]

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Squid announce “Sludge” b/w “Broadcaster” Limited Edition Vinyl out June 26th; sign to Warp Records

May 22, 2020

Photo Credit: Machine Operated Squid are a five piece out of Brighton, England. They play some brand of post-punk that makes my head hurt (in a good way) Sort of like Black Midi. They released an EP last year called Town Centre that is bewildering to say the least. Here’s some info from the PR […]

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Silverbacks announce debut LP, Fad for 7/17 release

May 21, 2020

CREDIT: Phil Smithies Silverbacks are five piece out of Dublin. Kind of stumbled across this track, Just In The Band, a year or so ago. I’m fairly a couple of them are Arsenal fans so there’s that to. With elements of early punk and college rock indie, this should be a grand album. The first […]

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Skullcrusher signs to Secretly Canadian, announces debut EP for 6/26

May 19, 2020

Photo Credit: Silken Weinberg Skullcrusher is LA-based songwriter Helen Ballentine and I’m going to call false advertising. My skull was not crushed. It was gently placed on a down pillow after listening to this lovely tune. Anyway, Secretly Canadian will be releasing her debut EP on 6/26. Here’s some info from the PR team Skullcrusher […]

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Advertisement announce debut LP, American Advertisement for 7/10 release

May 19, 2020

Photo – Grayson Whitmire Advertisement are a five piece out of Seattle and they kind of sound like War on Drugs doing garage rock tunes. I’ve heard the whole album and it rocks. This is one to get excited about. Here’s some info from the PR team. Advertisement began as an interconnected group of childhood […]

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Momma announce Two of Me is out June 5th

May 13, 2020

Mathew James-Wilson/Courtesy of the artist Momma is the LA based foursome led by co-singers/guitarists/songwriters Etta Friedman and Allegra Weingarten. I had planned to take in one of their sets in Austin this year but that all went to shit. Anyway, onward and upward is set to be released via the fine folks at Danger Collective […]

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Deau Eyes – Let It Leave (album review)

May 12, 2020

Photo by Joel Arbaje Deau Eyes aka VA-based singer/songwriter Ali Thibodeau might be traveling the “same path” as Lucy Dacus – hailing from Richmond, VA and releasing music on Egg Hunt Records. But after spinning her debut LP on repeat this past weekend, I am constantly reminded one of one my favorite current songwriters; Lilly […]

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Roadside Graves announce That’s Why We’re Running Away for 5/22 release

May 11, 2020

Roadside Graves remain one of the most criminally underappreciated bands of the last 20 years and I’d be willing to fight anyone who said different. The Jersey band’s sixth album will be out on May 22nd via the fine folks at Don Giovanni Records. Here’s some info on the album. On this new record, the […]

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Fontaines D.C. announce A Hero’s Death for 7/31 release

May 11, 2020

Photo by Richard Dumas Fontaines D.C. released Dogrel last year and I played the living snot out of that album. The Irish quintet’s brand of punk really got under my skin. Thankfully, I’ll have a whole set of new tunes to get under my skin come July via the fine folks at Partisan Records. Here’s […]

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