Monday, May 27, 2019

Subb

Subb To This Beat One has to give a certain amount of credit to bands who stuck with the ska-punk sound for a decade after most media stopped paying...

Strung Out

Strung Out Blackhawks Over Los Angeles Strung Out learned their lesson years ago on what makes them such a sought-after melodic/metallic punk phenom: Sing-along choruses plus synchronized, staccato guitar...

Brother Ali

Brother Ali The Undisputed Truth You have to root for a guy who can turn all his physical quirks-from albinism to a lazy eye-into a feel-good anthem like...

Sean Na Na

Sean Na Na Family Trees Or CoPe We Must Before there was Har Mar Superstar, there was Sean Na Na. And Sean Tillmann, the Ron Jeremy doppelgänger behind...

Kingfield

Kingfield Letters Post Mortem Throughout history, band members have gravitated to their natural spot in the line-up: The singer and guitarists are the show-offs, the bassist is the...

Sunset Rubdown

Sunset Rubdown Random Spirit Lover At this point, Wolf Parade are such widely renowned critical darlings that keyboardist/vocalist Spencer Krug basically can do anything and people will be...

Be Your Own PET

Be Your Own PET Be Your Own Pet Forget sugar, spice and everything nice: Jemina Pearl Abegg, vocalist for Be Your Own Pet, is made of sass, attitude...

Innaway

Innaway Innaway Innaway’s debut is heady with ample atmospheric keys and dreamy meandering reminiscent of Obscured By Clouds-era Pink Floyd. The rehashed psychedelia is pulled off with a...

Metric

Metric Fantasies Metric are one of those bands who never seem to go wrong. A few of their songs may be dismissible or lackluster, but it’s easy to agree...

Emanuel

Emanuel Black Earth Tiger At their best, Emanuel are pure, unfiltered rock potency. On their sadly inconsistent 2005 debut Soundtrack To A Headrush, too-conventional defaults, an uncomfortable pseudo-ballad...

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