Local Review: Coral Bones – Youthemism

Local Review: Coral Bones – Youthemism

Coral Bones’ sound is best described as “assorted.” The project’s Facebook page lists the genre as “whatever you want,” which really sums it all up.  … read more

Local Review: Beachmen – Self-Titled

Local Review: Beachmen – Self-Titled

Beyond the name, every aspect of Beachmen seeps through my eardrums with the pleasant sweetness of summer. … read more

Review: Dirty Beaches – Drifters/Love is the Devil

Review: Dirty Beaches – Drifters/Love is the Devil
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By focusing more on sound than instrumentation, Hungtai has reached an artistic plane that can’t be imitated. … read more

 
 
Review: David Lynch – The Big Dream

Review: David Lynch – The Big Dream
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Overall, this album surprised the hell out of me, and it seems to get better with each listen. Don’t get me wrong: There is a lot of weird shit, but Lynch, like he’s done so many times before, pulls it off. … read more

Review: Creepy Murdle – Midnight Ghost of California

Review: Creepy Murdle – Midnight Ghost of California
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Imagine the grinding din of a metal shop when all the machinery goes haywire, throw in a multicolored spark celebration arcing out of the windows and roof for visual effect, and that’s Midnight Ghost of California. … read more

Review: Charnel House – Black Blood

Review: Charnel House – Black Blood
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The album’s six tracks, while drenched in bleak, obscure tones with heavy emphasis on the rhythm, not the melody, is a cathartic experience. … read more

Review: Blouse – Imperium

Review: Blouse – Imperium
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Blouse Imperium Captured Tracks Street: 09.17 Blouse = Beach House + Still Corners When I first heard this album, I could’ve sworn that I’d already heard it. The dreamy female

Review: Black Tusk – Tend No Wounds

Review: Black Tusk – Tend No Wounds
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Though Tend No Wounds may not be treading much new ground, it is a testament to Black Tusk’s consistency. For best results, pair with whiskey and/or beer, moshing and friends. … read more

Review: Audacity – Butter Knife

Review: Audacity – Butter Knife
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Audacity, like any great garage rock outfit, shouldn’t be listened to in headphones. This shit is always best when blasted through a shitty PA in an under-ventilated asbestos ridden basement. … read more