VILLE FANTOME is crafting killer bluesy-garage surf rock 500 miles off the coast in a basement in Strasbourg, France. His first release, Anything 4 U, is as haunted as the band name suggests and is truly impressive considering it was conceived immaculately; jerZ Dietrich employed no overdubs or tapes. A lone loop pedal enabled its multi-instrument birth. The end result is a hypnotic, genre-blending collection of three new songs. Continue reading “Ville Fantome – Anything 4 U 7″ EP”
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”
King Pizza Records is a growing label based in Brooklyn, NY. They just released their first batch of cassette tapes which includes the debut release from Brooklyn garage crew the GREASY HEARTS.
Continue reading “Greasy Hearts – s/t CS”
THE EVERYWHERES have just self-released a new cassette tape entitled Habitualism. It follows hot on the heels of their 2013 debut for Father/Daughter Records, adding eight fresh tracks of blues flavored psych-pop to their growing discography. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: The Everywheres – Habitualism CS”
This week’s tale begins with Christopher H. Denney, leader of Nashville’s newest group of scoundrels DENNEY AND THE JETS, at age 9, stealing pills from his grandmother and smoking two packs of cigarettes a day. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: Denney and the Jets – Mexican Coke”
NATURAL CHILD just broke out with Dancin’ With Wolves, the Nashville trio’s fourth full-length, and their third for Burger Records since 2011. The LP is made up of 10 campfire cowboy songs with a bluesy swagger, led by Wes Taylor’s honest vocal delivery. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: Natural Child – Dancin’ With Wolves”
Who Can You Trust? Records is dropping a handful of new releases early in 2014. Living the Dream is the debut 7″ from RAGGED BARRACUDAS, showcasing three tracks of raw and vintage blues rock action.
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JESUS SONS is a 5-piece blues rock band from Los Angeles, California. Featuring ex-Spyrals member Brandon Wurtz, they’re debut LP was released by Mock Records at the end of January. Continue reading “Jesus Sons – s/t LP”
After putting out their debut LP in 2009, Randy Records is following up with the third 7″ single from Chicago trio THE YOLKS. It’s their first release since their 2013 cassette, continuing their take on rugged rhythm and blues. Continue reading “The Yolks – Two Dollars Out the Door 7″”
RANCH GHOST is a 5-piece band from Nashville, Tennessee. They have a new 7″ on Paris label Requiem Pour Un Twister, showcasing two tracks of their bluesy garage rock. It’s limited to 300 pieces with the first 100 on red vinyl. Continue reading “Ranch Ghost – Turfin 7″”