Philadelphia’s premier garage sensation SHEER MAG returns with their second 7″ for Wilsuns Recording Company, a split release with Katorga Works. Fan the Flames leaves us with four more tracks of their striped down, guitar-driven rock.
Expert Alterations – s/t EP
On June 1st Slumberland Records will drop the vinyl debut from EXPERT ALTERATIONS. The 3-piece pop crew is based out of Baltimore, Maryland and they previously self-released the EP on their own as a cassette.
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Tempo House – Sketches CS
TEMPO HOUSE consists of Zac Grunter and Ronald Langford, both based out of Oakland, California. Their new cassette, Sketches, was just released on their own Digital Regress label in a modest run of 50 tapes.
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Sheer Mag – s/t 7″
Better late than never. SHEER MAG (short for ‘Sheer Magnitude’) dropped their debut self-titled 7″ toward the end of 2014 on Wilsuns Recording Company. They’re following it up with a second 7″ on Katorga Works/ Wilsuns this coming March. Continue reading “Sheer Mag – s/t 7″”
Ultimate Painting – s/t LP
Jack Cooper and James Hoare quickly became friends after Jack’s band (Mazes) was on tour supporting James’ band (Veronica Falls). After sending demos back and forth, ULTIMATE PAINTING was formed under their partnership.
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White Hex – Gold Nights LP
Slug Guts weren’t so much a band as they were a primal force of nature conjured up from the darkest recesses of a chasm in the Earth – guitars whipped and struck with the frightening intensity of sandstorms bearing down on you as drums rolled in from a distance like thunder warning you to run, and those vocals… it was like being torn apart by a cackling pack of starved hyenas. WHITE HEX, then, seems to be a measured response.
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Friday’s Find: The Zoltars – Walking Through the Dark
THE ZOLTARS’ second album, Walking Through the Dark (via the Austin-based CQ Records), is the next logical step in the band’s discography: Throughout 11 cuts of light, uplifting and texture-rich music, they bulk up their dreary pop with glistening pianos and cellos. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: The Zoltars – Walking Through the Dark”
Friday’s Find: Trop Tard – Photodrame
In 1987 French band TROP TARD dropped their debut release in the form of a cassette tape titled Photodrame. Nearly thirty years later Sacred Bones Records in Brooklyn, NY represses their cassette for the first time on full-length vinyl. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: Trop Tard – Photodrame”
White Hex – Heat 12″ EP
WHITE HEX are a self-described “tropical-goth” band from Melbourne, Australia. The duo is made up of Jimi Kritzler and Tara Green who met in Australia and lived in an “decrepit old house for neighborhood criminals, junkies, scumbags and teenagers.” Continue reading “White Hex – Heat 12″ EP”