Tag Archives: rock

Listen: Young Prisms – “Self Love” [2022]

Perennially overlooked modern shoegaze group Young Prisms are making their grand comeback TODAY with their new album Drifter, out now via Fire Talk. If you’re looking for some real dreamy melodies, juxtaposed light and heavy textures, and all that good … Continue reading

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Listen: Destroyer – “June” [2022]

There are many albums coming out this Friday (March 25th, 2022) and I haven’t posted any singles talking about how excited I am for them. I’m changing that today. I’ve got some tracks coming up today and tomorrow that will … Continue reading

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Listen: King Crimson – “Matte Kudasai” [1981]

I know a lot of music nerds out there have listened to King Crimson’s Discipline before, but I hadn’t until this month. Yeah, it’s really good. I had always thought of the band as really maximal and theatric like most other prog … Continue reading

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Listen: caroline – “Dark blue” [2022]

This song has been out for a minute now, but London group caroline just dropped their debut LP via Rough Trade this past Friday and its opener, “Dark Blue” is a tone-setter for an album I foresee myself spending a … Continue reading

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Listen: Siouxsie & The Banshees – “Rhapsody” [1988]

As you may have read in earlier posts on the blog, I’ve been methodically going through albums of the 80s that I haven’t listened to before. This has included many, MANY classics that I just overlooked due to sheet exposure … Continue reading

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Listen: Julia Blair – “Relax” [2022]

I’m a bit late on posting this one, but wanted to get this out before the full album was out. Julia Blair, member of the great Wisconsin-based country rock group Dusk (creators of one of my favorite albums of the … Continue reading

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Listen: Anna Von Hausswolff – “Pomperipossa (Live at Montreaux)” [2022]

Anna Von Hausswolff had been at the periphery of my taste barrier for some time before she rocked my world with her instrumental organ album All Thoughts Fly back in 2020. She’s followed that up with this hulking live album that … Continue reading

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Listen: The Sea and Cake – “On a Letter” [2008]

I’ve been going through a major The Sea and Cake phase the last two weeks, thanks in part to a great Helado Negro tweet asking for suggestions of which song of theirs to cover. The endless wellspring of 00s indie … Continue reading

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Listen: Kill Alters – “Dissect Me” [2022]

NYC trio Kill Alters (comprised of Bonnie Baxter, Nicos Kennedy and Hisham Bharoocha, all of whom have dipped their fingers in pools of Black Dice, Machine Girl, Prolaps, Boredoms, Lightning Bolt, etc) have a new album Armed to the Teeth … Continue reading

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Listen: Central Heat Exchange – “Cold” [2021]

Wanted to feature Chicago band Central Heat Exchange, which I found while trawling through the releases of September 2021. Really dug the track “Cold”, that has some crushing distorted guitars + percussion mixed with dreamy background vocals and dream pop … Continue reading

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