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the Florists

Interview: the Florists

“When I listen to records, I want to be taken by surprise and challenged to reconsider what I think a band is capable of creating” Minneapolis post-punkers the Florists are not writing the same song over and over. Rather, they [...]

February 21, 2019 Features, Interviews
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Album Review: Tullycraft – The Railway Prince Hotel

There are some records that always put a smile on my face, regardless of what mood I’m in. They seem to have an almost magical disregard for the harsh reality we live in, as if they were written in an [...]

February 14, 2019 New Music, Reviews
Rose Ette

Album Review: Rose Ette – Ignore The Feeling

I tend to think of the 80s as a musical decade I skip over. With its annoying, compressed-to-hell snare drum sound and its cheesy, huge, rock ballads, it seems like a decade in between the warmth and rawness of the [...]

January 23, 2019 New Music, Reviews
Horrible Girl

Track Review: Horrible Girl – “Graduation”

If you’ve ever had the chance to see Horrible Girl & The Hot Mess play around Greenville, SC or abroad, you know they’re a very special breed of punks. Self-described as “kitten punk,” they create a giant sonic palette of [...]

January 11, 2019 News
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Interview: SPINDRIFT On Longevity, The Wild West & More

Photo Credit: Charles Mallison SPINDRIFT is not your average band. They don’t even operate on the same wavelength. They’re always taking us to wide open spaces – to outer space or the wild west. Formed in Deleware in 1992, SPINDRIFT [...]

December 11, 2018 Features, Interviews
Laser Print Taser

7″ Review: Leopard Print Taser – Teeth Are Not Bones

When I think of the Northeast, I think of bands like Dinosaur Jr. and The Pixies – bands that are noisy, catastrophic, and loud as hell. It’s incredible how these bands manage to find a balance between dissonance and melody. [...]

November 28, 2018 New Music, Reviews
Trench

Album Review: Trench – Ritual Love

There’s no shortage of shoegaze bands around. Hell, there’s no shortage of any type of band around anymore. And that’s what makes bands like Trench special – they can work within their genre and somehow transcend it. Their new album, [...]

November 2, 2018 New Music, Reviews
Mythical Motors

Album Review: Mythical Motors – Elevated Levels

Matt Addison and company AKA Mythical Motors have been providing Chattanooga, TN, and the surrounding areas with loads of melodic post-punk and power pop for over a decade now. They’ve released two EPs this year already, and are back with [...]

October 31, 2018 New Music, Reviews
Manners Manners

Exclusive Premiere: Manners Manners Unveils “Cotton” | New EP Out 11/27

It’s amazing to find indie rock bands that are confrontational; that are just as passionate about the message as they are about its presentation. In the indie rock scene, it’s sometimes easier for bands to hide behind slacker aesthetics and [...]

October 17, 2018 News
SPAER

Exclusive Premiere: Spaer Unveils The Video For “Ahabraham” ft. Crier Ike

I got a sink full of dishes Mind full of mischief Laughed at the breakup Cried at the dentist Spaer is a Brooklyn-based visual artist and producer. Their most recent collaboration with rapper Crier Ike has yielded the song “Ahabraham,” [...]

October 15, 2018 News