OBN Ill’s – Third Time to Harm

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Those Texas tornadoes, OBN III’s, are rolling thunder across the heartland on their third and latest LP from Tic Tac Totally, Third Time to Harm. Continue reading “OBN Ill’s – Third Time to Harm”


Vacation Club – Heaven is Too High

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Magnetic South Recordings just released the debut LP from Indianapolis garage 4-piece VACATION CLUB. Heaven is Too High comes limited to 500 pieces, hot off the heels of their 7″ from Randy Records in 2013. Continue reading “Vacation Club – Heaven is Too High”

Skygreen Leopards – Family Crimes

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Family Crimes is the latest entry in the SKYGREEN LEOPARDS’ growing discography. The band, which is comprised of Donovan Quinn (who is also a collaborator with Ben Chasny as part of the group NEW BUMS) and Glenn Donaldson, trace their origins back to the psych CD-R boom of the late 1990’s as a part of the Jewelled Antler collective. Family Crimes follows the bands’ trajectory following their last album, the country-flavored Disciples of California. It reveals a band that continues to refine their vision and scope. Continue reading “Skygreen Leopards – Family Crimes”

Cousins – The Halls Of Wickwire LP

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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”

Song of the Day #52: The Young – “Metal Flake”

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On August 28th Matador Records will release the third album from Austin, TX four-piece THE YOUNG. “Metal Flake” is the debut single from the LP they’re calling Chrome Cactus. The track is a seriously psyched-out burner, built around an assault of heavy guitars and pounding rhythms. Hans Zimmerman slithers through the track with a whispered tone, leading us straight into high-voltage guitar solos and beams of colorful haze. Listen to the arena-sized track below via YouTube and get ready for the rest of the LP come August 28th… you know you want to.

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Mike Adams At His Honest Weight – Best Of Boiler Room Classics

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I can relate to the bespectacled guy staring back at me from the cover of MIKE ADAMS AT HIS HONEST WEIGHT’S new album, Best of Boiler Room Classics. Here’s a guy who I’m guessing is in his mid-thirties and according to the press release is a new father (one who has recently been through some very personal battles for the life of his new son). Continue reading “Mike Adams At His Honest Weight – Best Of Boiler Room Classics”

Inutili/ WAND – Aagoo/ Goodbye Boozy Records Split 7″

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Aagoo Records in New Jersey is teaming up with Goodbye Boozy in Italy for a split 7″ from INUTILI and WAND. The single features a new track from each band, who hail from Teramo, Italy and Los Angeles respectively.

For Inutili, this is their first release since their previous 12″ from Aagoo. For WAND, they also appear on a split 7″ with Mikal Cronin on Famous Class Records. Their new track “Self Hypnosis in Three Days” was recorded in one day by Ty Segall at the Sweat Lodge in LA. Continue reading “Inutili/ WAND – Aagoo/ Goodbye Boozy Records Split 7″”