Speak Into My Good Eye

All posts by David Haynes

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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
Nice Life

Exclusive Premiere: Nice Life Unveils “Wi-Fi” | New EP Out 10/18 via Dollhouse Lightning

Glassy eyes, blinking screen Running wild through a field of dreams There’s a lot of good things coming out of Portland, ME, right now. I feel like I keep seeing Portland, ME, pop up in band bios all over the [...]

September 25, 2018 News
Top Nachos

Exclusive Premiere: Take A “Punk Vacation” With Top Nachos

Yes, summer is coming to a close. The cornfields are becoming mazes. The empty fields beside the mazes are transforming into haunted houses. And while pumpkin spice has begun wafting through the air, some of us still long for the [...]

September 18, 2018 News
Mungbean

Interview: Mungbean

Photo Credit: Nathan C Ward & Miriam Handler Ohio seems to be a state that constantly puts out heartfelt, passionate, and truly original music. The same state that birthed the drunken revelry of Guided by Voices also birthed the tortured, [...]

September 17, 2018 Features, Interviews
Catbath

Album Review: Catbath – Glitterbox

Catbath is the unholy union of Ramones-esque punk and Pacific Northwest grunge. The pop charm is there, surrounded by gnarly riffs and haunting shrieks. Hailing from Minneapolis, Catbath has been making a name for themselves in DIY circles. With their [...]

August 7, 2018 New Music, Reviews