Local Review: frick. – frick.

Local Review: frick. – frick.
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At first listen of frick.’s debut album, I asked myself, “What are these cats so angry at?,” before I quickly realized I’m angry at the exact same things, too. … read more

National Review: Jazmin Bean – Traumatic Livelihood

National Review: Jazmin Bean – Traumatic Livelihood
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Traumatic Livelihood represents the blackened eye that time may heal physically, but the emotional wear-and-tear will always remain. … read more

Local Review: Moon Wizard – Sirens

Local Review: Moon Wizard – Sirens
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Listening to this album makes me want to get a gnarly sunburn while exploring a ghost town, or just go get sand in my shoes. … read more

Local Music Singles Roundup: April 2024

Local Music Singles Roundup: April 2024
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The SLUG team is back to deliver the musical medicine that offers relief as you’re being edged by the broken promises of spring’s coming. … read more

Local Review: Selfmyth – Mould

Local Review: Selfmyth – Mould
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Mould, like the title itself, is made of multiplicities. It’s an album you’re meant to meditate on, to let guide you down one of its many branching paths. … read more

Localized: Scott Lippitt

Localized: Scott Lippitt
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Avenues is an album of buzzy indie-rock with an experimental, atmospheric, Midwest emo tilt—each track has its own signature style, yet the project still feels unified. … read more

Local Review: Jacob T. Skeen – Telestial

Local Review: Jacob T. Skeen – Telestial
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Fresh off the electric high of SLUG Mag’s 35th Anniversary Party, Jacob T. Skeen fires off punk-experimental mortar rounds at every bystanding listener to mosh for cover in his new album Telestial. … read more

Localized: Bly Wallentine

Localized: Bly Wallentine
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Wallentine has the musical prowess of any psychedelic prog rock talent—they play anything from piano and electric guitar to clarinets and flutes. … read more

Localized: Sean Mena

Localized: Sean Mena
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Currently in the works is Mena’s solo project, an album of lo-fi beats, under the artist name Sledgehammer. Suffice to say, Mena is a man of many musical hats. … read more

Local Review: I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME – GLOOM DIVISION

Local Review: I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME...
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IDKHOW is captivating the scene with their mix of versatility of sound, which is well-achieved by tying in sounds from the ‘70s and ‘80s, making one almost feel as if they are in a time machine. … read more