Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Electric Century’s ‘For The Night To Control’ is the soundtrack for your next escape

Electric Century For The Night To Control FILE UNDER: Power, Corruption and Guys ROCKS LIKE: Atlas Genius, Depeche Mode, BØRNS WHAT'S DIFFERENT: The debut LP from multi-instrumentalists Mikey...

Silverstein’s Dead Reflection proves that there’s plenty of life left in its creators

Silverstein Dead Reflection FILE UNDER: INVENTIVE POST-HARDCORE ROCKS LIKE: From First To Last, Beartooth, Chiodos WHAT’S DIFFERENT: Dead Reflection sees Silverstein continuing to reinvent themselves 17 years into...

There’s plenty of musical depth in Public Service Broadcasting’s ‘Every Valley’

Public Service Broadcasting Every Valley FILE UNDER: Sociopolitical art-pop ROCKS LIKE: Spoon, Radiohead, Tunng WHAT’S DIFFERENT: This U.K. prog-pop duo set aside cheeky nostalgia for at least one...

Sworn In’s ‘All Smiles’ a post-modern art piece

Sworn In All Smiles FILE UNDER: Extra Emo Noise-Core ROCKS LIKE: Botch, Chelsea Grin, My Chemical Romance WHAT'S DIFFERENT: With openly emotional noise, Sworn In deliver a cohesive...

Envy On The Coast’s ‘Ritual’ is some of their best material in an already-stellar...

Envy On The Coast Ritual EP FILE UNDER: An Unapologetic ROCKS LIKE: Glassjaw, Bayside, Thrice WHAT'S DIFFERENT: The formerly “final” Envy On The Coast album, Lowcountry, thrust the...

LANY’s self-titled new album raises the bar to perfection

LANY LANY FILE UNDER: Dream pop for the next generation ROCKS LIKE: the 1975, Phoenix, the Griswolds WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Taking a different approach to introducing themselves to the world,...

The White Noise explore their vulnerable side on ‘AM/PM’

The White Noise AM/PM FILE UNDER: Radio punk    ROCKS LIKE: The Story So Far, My Enemies & I, Story Of The Year WHAT'S DIFFERENT: The White Noise...

Algiers’ ‘The Underside of Power’ is a darker-hued follow-up to their debut album

Algiers The Underside of Power FILE UNDER: Nonstop diversa-pop brilliance ROCKS LIKE: The Pop Group, the Veldt, TV On The Radio WHAT'S DIFFERENT: This Atlanta-based act’s 2015 debut,...

Jule Vera pull off country twang and thoughtful ballads in ‘Waiting On The Sun’

Jule Vera Waiting On The Sun FILE UNDER: BADASS COUNTRY MEETS LOVELORN ROCK ROCKS LIKE: We Are The In Crowd, Set It Off, Against The Current WHAT’S DIFFERENT:...

Color Film’s ‘Living Arrangements’ a kaleidoscopic new-wave debut

Color Film Living Arrangements FILE UNDER: Neo new wave from familiar faces ROCKS LIKE: Duran Duran, Heaven 17, Yazoo WHAT'S DIFFERENT: The debut album from this kaleidoscopic new-wave...

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