Reviews Sorted by letter: R

Sorted by letter: R

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Rat Cage - Screams from the Cage album cover

Rat Cage

Screams from the Cage, 2020

9.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

A quick tip for you: don’t listen to this album in bed when you’re trying to sleep. Your heart will race and you will most likely be thinking about stage ...

Rata Negra - Oido Absoluto LP album cover

Rata Negra

Oido Absoluto LP, 2017

8.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

This is some killer punk out of Madrid, Spain on that throwback tip. If you had told me this was some recently excavated ‘80s gem getting the reissue treatment I’d ...

Ratatat - LP3 album cover


LP3, 2008

3.0 / 10

Even if you haven’t heard of Ratatat, you’ve heard them. They boast an impressive list of their songs featured in endless commercials and movies. Ratatat is everywhere. Beginning in 2004 ...

Ratatat - Ratatat album cover


Ratatat, 2004

5.1 / 10

The hype machine works in interesting ways. It can make or break a band even if the wind changes direction. Music critics go from band to band and suck every ...

Rational Anthem - Emotionally Unavailable album cover

Rational Anthem

Emotionally Unavailable, 2014

8.8 / 10
200 Words Or Less

I can’t figure out just who The Rational Anthem remind me of, but it’s poppy on the clean and crisp side, with a lot of backing harmonies and a fun ...

Rational Anthem - It’s Only Permanent  album cover

Rational Anthem

It’s Only Permanent , 2019

7.4 / 10

It’s been a long time since the last Rational Anthem record, Emotionally Unavailable in 2014. The band is still similar but what jumps out the most to me with It’s Only Permanent is the ...

Rations - Martyrs and Prisoners album cover


Martyrs and Prisoners, 2013

7.5 / 10

Released on 86’d Records, I came to Rations with a blank slate. Thirty seconds of research tells me the band is a four-piece from Long Island and includes, among others, ...

Ravens and Chimes - Reichenbach Falls album cover

Ravens and Chimes

Reichenbach Falls, 2007

7.2 / 10

Lets paint a picture. After weeks of midterms and presentations in combination with 'seasonal' weather, I couldn't decide if I was more exhausted or cold. I was half asleep riding ...

Raymond Pettibon - A Pen of all Work album cover

Raymond Pettibon

A Pen of all Work, 2017

8.5 / 10
Book Review

Chances are that if you are remotely into underground culture, you will have quite a few records, shirts or other things adorned with artwork by Raymond Pettibon.For nigh to thirty ...

Razor of Occam - Homage to Martyrs album cover

Razor of Occam

Homage to Martyrs, 2009

8.8 / 10

Blackened thrash metal has been getting a lot more popular recently with bands like Skeletonwitch and Toxic Holocaust getting more recognition as of late. Like most sub-genres, there are bands ...

Razorlight - Razorlight album cover


Razorlight, 2006

2.0 / 10

In a recent poll conducted by NME magazine and the book of British Hit Singles and Albums, Oasis's Definitely Maybe was voted the greatest album of all time, fending off ...

Razzle Dazzle - Both album cover

Razzle Dazzle

Both, 2006

3.5 / 10

Razzle Dazzle, better known as RZL DZL on this side of the computer screen, is Detroit's latest hardcore export, and yet another Lockin Out exclusive. The appropriately titled Both features ...

Razzle Dazzle - Strictly Saucers album cover

Razzle Dazzle

Strictly Saucers, 2008

7.0 / 10

Detroit, Michigan's Razzle Dazzle (or Rzl Dzl for the vowely impaired) is two dudes named Will and Haroun who basically just want you and everyone to rage. They aren't asking ...

Reaching Hand - Threshold album cover

Reaching Hand

Threshold, 2008

7.5 / 10
200 Words Or Less

We are off to Portugal for this five-piece female-fronted hardcore band. Reaching Hand play mid-tempo to fast chunky hardcore with nasally high pitched vocals. All the photos looks like the ...

Real McKenzies - Off the Leash album cover

Real McKenzies

Off the Leash, 2008

6.0 / 10

What the world needs is more Dropkick Murphys, or perhaps something just different enough to spawn a new sub-subgenre. Unlike Dropkick Murphys, The Real McKenzies hail from Vancouver and parlay ...

Real Numbers - Wordless Wonder album cover

Real Numbers

Wordless Wonder, 2016

8.0 / 10

There are a lot of traps in music journalism. Some, like genre, are the same traps that artists fall into. Because of the constrained vocabulary of describing sounds it can ...

Reclusa - The Anticonscience album cover


The Anticonscience, 2011

7.8 / 10

Reclusa has joined the ranks of the crucial blaze releases and take little time to make their intentions known. While the group released a few short run cassettes this is ...

Red City Radio - SkyTigers EP album cover

Red City Radio

SkyTigers EP, 2018

7.0 / 10

Today’s story about wrong first impressions will be about Red City Radio, a some-kind-of-hyphen-punk band from OKC. I’ll admit I’m already behind on first listening to the band just last ...

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