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.

Get Dead – Bad News – Music Stream

November 25, 2013

Raspy-voiced bar room punk from San Francisco. Combining horns, dark ska upstroke, punk charge, and blind-staggering to please Social D and Pogues fans.

Retox – YPLL – Music Stream

August 9, 2013

Justin Pearson of The Locust returns with the edgy shit people call art punk. You can love or loathe the long song titles cuz it’s about the music, right?

Masked Intruder – Music Stream

July 30, 2013

Sure, it’s a novelty, and punk pop needs another gimmick like I need Frank’s Red Hot Sauce squirted in my eye, but this one’s worth the sting.

Paramore – Music Stream

June 20, 2013

I’ve got a huge soft spot for Paramore’s unfailingly earnest and polished punk pop, and especially the incredible vocals of Hayley Williams.

The Bronx – IV – Music Stream

June 17, 2013

Songs like “Ribcage” are nestled amongst other paeans (or laments?) to blown paychecks, desperate times, and unrealized dreams.

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