BEVERLY is the beachy brainchild of Avan Lava’s Drew Citron and former Vivian Girls drummer Frankie Rose. Their debut LP, Careers, just dropped on Kanine records, with ten tracks that nod to 90s lo-fi pop.
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QÚETZAL SNÅKES are a quintet out of Marseilles, France, who recently made their spacey, psych-driven debut with a six-song EP, out now on Howlin Banana Records and Retard Records in France. Continue reading “Qúetzal Snåkes – Lovely Sort Of Death EP”
DIGITAL LEATHER and THE HUSSY come from fairly different worlds musically, but their new split 12-inch, out now on Southpaw Records, is a solid pairing. Taken as a whole, the blend of electronic minimalism and garage clamor feels more like a collaborative effort than two distinct sides, making for a gratifying listen. Continue reading “Digital Leather/ The Hussy – Southpaw Split 12″”
Philadelphia punk and hardcore bands have a reputation for being generous with their members. The latest supergroup to emerge from the city of brotherly love is DARK BLUE, a post-hardcore trio whose members play or have played with Paint It Black, Clockcleaner, Purling Hiss, Ceremony, and Puerto Rico Flowers. The band’s debut 7″ drops on Jade Tree July 15th, and they’ve got a full-length due out shortly after. Continue reading “Dark Blue – Just Another Night With The Boys 7″”
COUSINS are a garage pop duo from Halifax, Nova Scotia, whose music plays considerably brighter and more summery than the cold, wet part of the world they hail from. Their third album, The Halls Of Wickwire, just dropped on Ba Da Bing and Hand Drawn Dracula Records. Continue reading “Cousins – The Halls Of Wickwire LP”
FLESH WOUNDS are a pissed off, no-nonsense garage trio from Carrboro, North Carolina, and they just put out Bitter Boy, their first 7-inch, on Merge Records. Continue reading “Flesh Wounds – Bitter Boy 7″”
THE WAVELENGTHS are a new four-piece based out of Tempe, Arizona. Their self-titled debut EP, out now on Rubber Brothers Records, rolls into shore with eight neurotic psych-pop tracks that blend inventive songcraft with garage raucousness. Continue reading “The Wavelengths – s/t CS EP”