Review: Uniform – Perfect World
The Dad Horse Experience – Eating Meatballs…

The Dad Horse Experience – Eating Meatballs…
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Dad Horse Experience = (Will Sheff + Pete Seeger) / Thom Yorke
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Review: The Dad Horse Experience – Best of The Dad Horse Experience

Review: The Dad Horse Experience – Best of The Dad...
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Dad Horse Experience = Hank Williams + Earl Scruggs + Tom Waits … read more

Review: Toughskins – Keep The Faith

Review: Toughskins – Keep The Faith
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Toughskins have been around since the ’90s and they’re a great example of an old-fashioned, boots and braces, Oi! punk group. Comparing this album to their older stuff, it holds up well. If you’re looking for something to drive fast to or chug beer to, this is your album.  … read more

Review: Paper Dragons – Die To Please

Review: Paper Dragons – Die To Please
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Some of the more snotty sounding vocals in the modern punk scene, Paper Dragons’ Die To Please is a fast and unforgiving album. While sticking close to punk cannon, this album (originally released in 2007) kicks out some aggressive jams—you can almost hear the sweat dripping through your headphones. … read more

Review: Rabbits – SOS

Review: Rabbits – SOS
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Droney and distorted, the Portland trio RABBITS know how to hastily slap an album together. Live renditions, unreleased songs and other shit characterize the album. … read more

Review: The Runs – Pretty Girls

Review: The Runs – Pretty Girls
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Pretty Girls needs more “Hey! Ho!”s and “Gabba gabba hey!”s. The lyrics are extruded from a Joey Ramone-‑like perspective, and the vocals of Scott Free have a similar cadence and tone to Joey.  … read more

Review: Streetlight Manifesto – The Hands That Thieve

Review: Streetlight Manifesto – The Hands That Thieve
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Their fifth album in the last ten years, The Hands That Thieve is a catchy and encouraging sign that ska has gas left in the tank. Like with all ska reviews, if you’re not a fan, just quit reading right now and kindly fuck off, we don’t care.  … read more

Review: Lightning Bolt – Fantasy Empire

Review: Lightning Bolt – Fantasy Empire
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Lightning Bolt = (Black Pus + Death From Above 1979) / Hella … read more

Review: Signals Midwest – Light on the Lake

Review: Signals Midwest – Light on the Lake
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I wouldn’t be surprised if bands like Signals Midwest, The Front Bottoms and other emo-revivalists start getting serious radio play in two years or so. Their mathy rhythms, straightforward guitar-work and harmony-laden vocals are just screaming radio potential. … read more