Posted Aug. 6, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
The Plurals are a heavy indie rock band from Lansing, Michigan. Their latest album, Swish, was released on GTG Records, a record label the band created ... read more
Posted Oct. 31, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
The other week a friend and I went to a jazz club - the Lilypad in Cambridge, MA. We didn’t know who was playing there ... read more
Posted March 21, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
The Menzingers are a four-piece punk band from Scranton, PA, sharing the same hometown as band sibling Tigers Jaw. Although not musically the same, The ... read more
Posted Feb. 27, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
All Them Witches is a rock band with a psychedelic blues tinge that reflects their southern-but-also-hip hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. Although All Them Witches can ... read more
Posted June 27, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
I recently saw Weiner, a documentary about Anthony Weiner, the New York politician who completely obliterated his career with a sexting scandal, including a dick ... read more
Posted May 2, 2016, 8:52 p.m.
It’s been five years since Texas post-rock outfit Explosions in the Sky released Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, which makes this the longest between-album ... read more
Posted April 11, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
Endless Mike and the Beagle Club are from Johnstown, PA (about an hour outside of my second home, Pittsburgh), and their album St. Paul (produced ... read more
Posted March 14, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
St. Louis indie pop band Bunnygrunt will probably always be stuck with the 90s cuddlecore label, as much as they may hate it. The lovable ... read more
Posted Feb. 22, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
When Hinds’ debut Leave Me Alone started with a jamming guitar riff, I was scared that this Spanish (but English-singing) all-girls rock band was going ... read more
Posted Dec. 28, 2015, 11:31 p.m.
Similar to how people said, “Alright, I guess we’re done with the novel now” after James Joyce’s Ulysses, I thought, “Alright, I guess we’re done ... read more
Posted Oct. 12, 2015, 11:01 p.m.
Deafheaven’s Sunbather was the antithesis of a sophomore slump. The album produced armies of lovers and haters, who debated whether or not the album was ... read more
Posted Sept. 7, 2015, 9:04 p.m.
Desaparecidos is the Omaha emo outfit led by Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes fame. Payola is the band’s second album, and it’s been 13 years ... read more
Posted Aug. 24, 2015, 6:36 p.m.
Titus Andronicus (+@, as they shorten it) is a punk outfit led by Patrick Stickles, an obvious obsessive who has spent the last three +@ ... read more
Posted July 21, 2015, 9:32 a.m.
Optimists is the debut LP from Washington D.C. emo/indie-rock outfit Mittenfields. The band’s influences are immediately recognizable: Singer Dave Mann obviously listens to Modest Mouse ... read more
Posted June 29, 2015, 5:49 p.m.
I feel like I’ve seen a lot of bands forcing genres together - black metal and shoegaze (Deafheaven), indie rock and hip-hop (Why?), jazz fusion ... read more
Posted March 23, 2015, 10:09 p.m.
Canadian art rock band Women disbanded in 2012, and ex-members Matthew Flegel and Michael Wallace formed Viet Cong almost immediately afterwards. They released an EP, ... read more
Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 6:46 p.m.
I always get scared when I listen to a new album by a band that I listened to in middle school. Throwing all the embarrassing ... read more
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