Album Reviews

Spraynard: Mable

Hell yeah, pop punk! I mean, you got the fill-filled drumming, the slide on the guitar and the drop-out with the bass thump. And…

The So So Glos: Blowout

Recommended on a Podcast by Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus, I can’t believe I never heard these guys prior to getting that mention. After…

Refused: Freedom

In the world of Swedish hardcore, Refused are king. Of course they’re the only Swedish hardcore I’ve ever heard. And, with the exception of…

EL VY: Return to the Moon

From the minds of two different but equally wonderful in their own way bands, The National, Menomena and Ramona Falls comes the new Julian Casablancas solo album!…

No Devotion: Permanence

I was pretty psyched to hear this album when one of my more trusted ex-music critics turned podcaster mentioned it one of his broadcasts….

Wavves: V

Admittedly I miss bands every once in a while. Ok, very often. Sometimes it’s just me listening to a track or partial track of a…

Sleaford Mods: Key Markets

Bah, this shite is fookin crazy! It’s like McLusky, The Streets, Art Brut, PIL and Begbie from Trainspotting all got together and started a…

The The: Infected

I remember sitting in a hotel room in Israel listening to this album over and over on my Walkman. It was easy; I just…

Mike Krol: Turkey

Jay Reatard may be gone but his spirit lives on in the disturbingly manic Mike Krol. Clocking in at a mere 18 minutes, his…