Friday, January 18, 2019

Silversun Pickups – Neck Of The Woods

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Semi Precious Weapons – You Love You

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Ryan Adams And The Cardinals – Cardinology

Ryan Adams And The Cardinals Cardinology With the Cardinals holding steadfast by his side, Ryan Adams asserts a distinctly Americana ethos into dynamic, woven layers of rock on Cardinology,...

Pig Destroyer

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Styrofoam

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CSS

CSS Donkey Although CSS returned to their native Brazil to record their sophomore effort, the hot-pink pop of Donkey has everything to do with spunky American Top 40 and...

Ninja Gun

Ninja Gun Restless Rubes It looks like 2008 has been a pretty good year for punk bands that aren't afraid of aping some classic radio rock. While most Bruce...

Lucero

Lucero Nobody’s Darlings Lucero are a great band. Unfortunately, their fifth full-length, Nobody’s Darlings, isn’t a great album-in fact, it barely qualifies as “okay.” Maybe it has something...

Electric Six

Electric Six I Shall Exterminate Everything Around Me That Restricts Me From Being The Master You aren’t going to find a whole lot of people who can reel off...

Counterparts immediately captivate with ‘You’re Not You Anymore’

Counterparts You're Not You Anymore There are some great records that require a few listens to fully appreciate. You’re Not You Anymore is not one of them. Like love...

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