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Listen: Bryan Wood changes gears with Learning Curves

2018 was a transformative year for B.Wood. Aside from leaving his former band to pursue a perpetual path of music and working his debut solo release, Bryan Wood embarked on a two month national tour with his friends in The [...]

April 16, 2019 New Music, Reviews
Needle Teeth

EP Review: Needle Teeth – Expiration Date

I’m always interested in bands that expand the definition of pop. There are countless indie rock and emo bands that at their very core, beneath distorted guitars, are writing good pop songs. Athens, GA’s Needle Teeth’s have just released their [...]

April 12, 2019 New Music, Reviews
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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
Ghost King

Album Stream: Ghost King – Dunbar Swamp

Photo Credit: Jessica Gurewitz Bubbling up out of a sonic primordial soup is Dunbar Swamp, the delightfully new psych-fuzz LP from Ghost King. Featuring, Carter McNeil (Vocals/Guitar), Jorg Almengor (Bass), Daniel Sweeney (Drums) and Christian VM (Guitar/Synth), the nine-track album [...]

February 12, 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
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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
Death Valley Girls

Stream: Death Valley Girls – Darkness Rains

LA-based music group Death Valley Girls recently released their latest album Darkness Rains on Oct. 5. Filled with bluesy, hypnotic guitars, plus powerhouse vocals to match, the album brings classic rock energy straight into 2018. Guitarist Larry Schemel explains their [...]

October 9, 2018 New Music, Reviews
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Stream: EXES – Before You Go

Photo Credit: Sarah Elly Indie-pop duo EXES released their newest project, Before You Go on Oct.5. An 8-track collection, the project consists of songs reflective of the real-life experiences the bicoastal duo have been through over the last few years. [...]

October 8, 2018 New Music, Reviews