Weekend Nachos – Still – Review

January 28, 2014

Chicago purveyors of grind titled their first album Punish and Destroy, and even though it’s now seven years later, their modus operandi hasn’t changed a bit.

Weekend Nachos – Still – Music Stream

January 28, 2014

The 90 second “Satan Sucker” manages to cram in an unsettling intro, a freight train midsection, and a lurching, menacing outro before you can come up for air.

Dum Dum Girls – Too True – Review

January 27, 2014

My brother-in-law saw this band open up for Ben Gibbard, and his zero-word review was a lethargic shoulder shrug. Maybe they’ve improved with age? Maybe not.

Naam – Vow – Music Stream

January 27, 2014

With Hawkwind and Iron Butterfly on the mind, Namm forge their own meandering path through the cosmos and desertscapes.

Naam – Vow – Review

January 27, 2014

With Hawkwind and Iron Butterfly on the mind, Namm forge their own meandering path through the cosmos and desertscapes.

Pixies – EP-2 – Review

January 24, 2014

The Pixies went a whole four months before releasing EP-2 on their site in early January. And I want to say it’s an improvement over EP-1, but it’s not. Let’s see why.

Marmozets – Music Stream

January 9, 2014

This clunkily-named band has angsty roar, belted-out melodies, and some tenderness, slathered atop powerpop riffery and stick-twirling drumming.

The Marmozets – Review

January 9, 2014

This clunkily-named band has angsty roar, belted-out melodies, and some tenderness, slathered atop powerpop riffery and stick-twirling drumming.

Dream Theater – Review

January 6, 2014

It’s great to report that “Along for the Ride” from their 2013 self-titled record is along the lines of Dream Theater’s classic early work.

Dream Theater – Music Stream

January 6, 2014

It’s great to report that “Along for the Ride” from their 2013 self-titled record is along the lines of Dream Theater’s classic early work.

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