Review: Dog Party – Lost Control

Review: Dog Party – Lost Control
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I wish I was as cool as these girls when I was a teenager. … read more

Review: Michael Rault – Living Daylight

Review: Michael Rault – Living Daylight
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Michael Rault = T. Rex + (Emitt Rhodes – Paul McCartney)  … read more

Review: Nobunny – Secret Songs: Reflections from the Ear Mirror

Review: Nobunny – Secret Songs: Reflections from the Ear Mirror
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Hearkening back to the ramshackle electric lo-fi of 2008’s Love Visions, Secret Songs: Reflections from the Ear Mirror is a deranged mix-tape of Justin Champlin’s dingy, tattered, bunny-mask-clad garage punk interpretations of classic rock n’ roll styles.  … read more

Review: White Reaper – Self-Titled

Review: White Reaper – Self-Titled
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If 2010s punk has a cohesive sound, I’d say White Reaper sums it up. In this six-song, 16-minute debut EP, the Louisville, Ky., trio plays poppy garage rock like the best of their forbearers, but with more punk muscle. … read more

Review: Airstrip

Review: Airstrip
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Willing is the debut album of this Chapel Hill, N.C. outfit. It is primarily slow, rhythmic, guitar-driven rock with a few poppy, almost upbeat numbers thrown in. … read more

Review: Flesh Wounds – “Bitter Boy” b/w “Kennel Cough” and “Let Me Be Clear”
Review: Bleached

Review: Bleached
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They’re like Vivian Girls, but more polished and with better singing, like Best Coast, but punk rock. Jennifer and Jessica Clavin, formerly of the all-girl punk band Mika Miko, join with Jonathan Safley and Sara Jean Stevens to form LA’s Bleached.  … read more

Review: Young Widows – Easy Pain

Review: Young Widows – Easy Pain
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Young Widows = Pissed Jeans + Death From Above 1979 … read more

Review: Blank Realm – Go Easy

Review: Blank Realm – Go Easy
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Judging by the opening bass line of the first track (“Acting Strange”), I thought Blank Realm was a Swedish hardcore band. … read more

Review: Bleached – For The Feel

Review: Bleached – For The Feel
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Luckily, three-song EP For The Feel comprises only good songs … … read more