Surprisingly enough, finding 24 albums incoming for 2024 was pretty easy. Maybe it’s that backlog of creativity that’s still pouring out following a global pandemic or maybe it’s just timing but whatever the case may be, we like it. A lot! Especially with a bevy of the releases mentioned below popping up within the first 3 months of the upcoming new year. In fact, by the time this finally comes out the end will be here for Project 86 who release the 2nd half of their closing curtain called OMNI and, spoiler alert, it’s pretty spectacular. Also already out and worthy of your attention are the latest opuses from The Clamps who bring some fuzzed out Rawk you need to hear, the blistering devastation of Domination Campaign, and the funky frenetic chaos of No Terror In The Bang.[Read more…]
“I quarantined my ass off during a global pandemic and all I got was a SOM EP!”[Read more…]
B-sides and remix collections can be a mixed bag. On the one hand you get records that stand on their own as a completed piece of collected music (Killers’ Sawdust comes to mind) while with others it seems like your favorite band is half assing it to fulfill some contract or bide time in between records.[Read more…]
It’s that time of the year again! A time of reflection! A time of typing! A time of regretting the decision to pick the amount of best albums based on what year it is.
Review links are attached to the band name where applicable. Thanks in advance for reading! [Read more…]
The first time the latest from Junius hit my earholes I was in the air over Baltimore en route to Florida for a fun filled week of Mickey Mouse and NASCAR. Inevitably sleep hit and like a fever dream the dense sounds of Eternal Rituals for the Accretion of Light drifted in and out of my head, weaving a web of post-rock intricacies that demanded repeated listens for the remainder of the trip away from MA. [Read more…]