Sarah Mason, who used to run the Pelican Pow Wow label in New Orleans, is now the mind behind Space Taker Sounds. This new split 7″ is one of her latest projects for the young label, putting two trashy, like-minded garage punk bands on what is still the best sized wax platter on the planet.
Secret Mission Records in Pittsburgh and Mangrove Records in Japan have joined forces to release the first 7″ from the raging Japanese punk trio CAR CRASH. Continue reading “Car Crash – Execution 7″”
In early May, Rhode Island’s DOWNTOWN BOYS released their first full length LP, Full Communism. Issued by Don Giovanni Records, the liberating release is a hardcore onslaught of societal criticisms. Political punk can often come across as cliche or forced but Full Communism is a timely and relatable protest piece combating the member’s perceived social injustices.
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Recorded between March and April of 2013, BARDUS consists of three guys who live in Northeast Philadelphia. Solus is their first full-length recording, delivering over 27 minutes of hard and sludgy punk rock. Continue reading “Bardus – Solus”
Brooklyn post-punk crew Zulus dropped their debut singles a few years ago on labels like Wizard Mountain and Lemon Session – now we’re hearing from them again for their brand new debut LP on Aagoo Records. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: Zulus – s/t LP”
WHITE LUNG hail from Vancouver, BC and Sorry is their sophomore LP on Deranged Records. These evil, manic punk rockers certainly know how to keep the pace with their relentless post-hardcore snarl. Continue reading “White Lung – Sorry”
It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything from Whoa! Boat Records out in Seattle. BELT OF VAPOR marks the first in a new batch of singles from the label. Continue reading “Belt of Vapor – Buck 7″”