As a primer to prepare to sit down and listen to the latest single from A Cause In Distress I took it upon myself to listen to their previous one, “Lumbering”, over and over. And over and over again. And over some more (Okay, like five times in a row tops). You know, for research. And also because that debut single from the Southend trio is still so effing good (Read our review here). So, you can guess where the expectations are for “Modern Commerce”, yeah?[Read more…]
You know how you listen to a new artist or song and can just tell with seconds sometimes that it’s all going to be fire? That’s BLAB and her latest single, “Casual Sex”, which drops soon courtesy of Cool Thing Records.[Read more…]
Timeless is about as fitting a descriptor as you could get when it comes to the latest single by Beckie Margaret. With vocals that haunt a monumental soundscape, “Divine Feminine” isn’t so much a piece of music that demands your attention as much as it is something that just needs to be experienced.
But I digress.[Read more…]
“The three-headed lovechild of Nine Inch Nails, Fugazi & Radiohead, if it was fathered by David Lynch.”[Read more…]
Private Jetlag is not our typical bag. At all. Then again, not much around these parts is “typical” so why should we be surprised when a smooth jam like “Apres Ski” falls into our lap and makes our heart skip a beat with its’ rich grooves and solid beats.[Read more…]
Cool Thing Records is quickly entering the upper stratosphere when it comes to go-to labels for the good stuff. And their latest release is no exception. Suspects hail from the UK and their debut EP is a powerhouse collection of incendiary songs with poignant, biting lyrics.[Read more…]
Back in the day (And on another blog), I used to do an annual post basically ripping apart Alternative Press’s “100 Bands You Need To Hear In _____” issue. Maybe ripped apart is a bit harsh so let’s say pointed out which of those 100 bands featured actually deserved some attention. Diamonds in the rough, if you will! [Read more…]