Monthly Archives: May 2010

ARCHERS OF LOAF = a terrible band name

ARCHERS OF LOAF had a punksish/indie edge but were able to mix it up with melodic and catchy songs. What makes ICKY METTLE so special is the lo-fi production and great song writing with songs that will echo in your … Continue reading

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They don’t make hardcore bands like BOTCH anymore…

If you are a hard core fan you are fully aware of BOTCH, have all their albums are are completely familiar with how influential they were from about 99-2002. Their catalog is a bit small, they toured a ton, then … Continue reading

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I do not get tired of MOGWAI

MOGWAI are definitely one of my favorite bands. They have this unique way of blending soothing almost ambient melodies followed by sudden bursts of sonic chaos.While at times their songs are a bit reflective and spacey, each album definitely has … Continue reading

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Is FOUR TET just a buncha noise?

Music writers and a legion of bloggers just love Four Tet. A.K.A. United Kingdom native Kieran Hebden. Honestly, electronic artists (i.e. DJ SHADOW, CARIBOU, MANITOBA, etc) kind of all sound the same to me. Can you really tell the difference … Continue reading

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Best EP of 2010 by The Austerity Program?

Hydra Head releases exceptional albums year after year. That’s an obvious statement to some. From Botch, to Isis, Cave In, etc the label is rather consistent when it comes to heavy and or aggressive music that’s not only creative by … Continue reading

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WASHED OUT in the AM is the way to go

WASHED OUT reminds me of the poor mans version of the Cocteau Twins with more of a dance beat in some strange way. This EP has been in steady rotation the past few weeks and the songs below just ooze … Continue reading

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Jumping on the SLEIGH BELLS Bandwagon

My Typical synical self thought, “oh great, another hipster band that ┬ájust listened to a VICE comp, have a new mac laptop, so lets start a band and hope converse and american apparel float us some sponsor money” before listening … Continue reading

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