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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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SIMGE On The Scene: Waiting On Mongo Hosts Second Annual Jingle Jam

The holiday weekend kicked off for for me with an overbook, and an offer to stay home. Naturally I accepted, and therein opened me up for a night at The Stone Pony to take in the Second Annual Jingle Jam. [...]

December 26, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Ben Resnick, Scout, and The Mercury Brothers played Happy Mondays

I had another one of those restless nights trying to sleep on Monday, still stoked up from a night at Happy Mondays. Maybe, subliminally, that is why I missed quite a few of them…fear of lack of sleep. NOT. Who [...]

December 12, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Where’s Tino, Wet Brain, Sunshine Spazz and The Burns played Happy Mondays

I want to end the year with a string of Happy Mondays outings, a series which has brought me great joy and loads of excitement. I missed a lot more shows this year than I have in the past four [...]

December 7, 2018 Live, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: The Wrecks, Badflower, Deal Casino & The Stolen at The Foundry

I ventured out to Philadelphia for a little Tuesday night show at The Foundry, a very nice room within The Fillmore. The weekday jaunt was nothing new for me and Philly, for me, is much easier to get to than [...]

November 29, 2018 Live, 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
Real Talk

SIMGE Stream: Real Talk – Arrivals

Pop-punk band Real Talk released their new EP, Arrivals, on Oct. 26. Frontman Joey Milewski explained the EP’s title track is a tribute to his grandmother, who passed away a little while back. “Her funeral was on my 22nd birthday,” [...]

November 15, 2018 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