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Survival Knife - Survivalized EP

Survival Knife Announce New EP Survivalized

Survival Knife, containing Justin Trosper and Brandt Sandeno from one of my favorite bands, Unwound (notice the name of this website), are releasing a new EP entitled Survivalized. You can pre-order the EP here at...

J Mascis - Every Morning

J Mascis – “Every Morning” Video

Video of “Every Morning” taken from J’s newest full-length solo release Tied To a Star. It seems like it was only yesterday I was scrawling “J Mascis is God” on my high school notebooks. I’m...

Track a Tiger Band

Track a Tiger – We Moved Like Ghosts LP

It’s time to unwind! I believe calming music like We Moved Like Ghosts is healthier and more effective than most prescribed medication. I truly believe that. Track a Tiger spellbinds with comforting mellow gold sounds...

North of America - The Sepultura LP

North of America – The Sepultura LP

How far north of America? Nova Scotia to be exact. These Canadians’ unusual Traluma-esque time signatures and multi-angular vocal attacks make it hard to grip and hold onto The Sepultura’s erratic sound. But once you...

Mary Celeste Our Guernica EP

Mary Celeste – Our Guernica EP

Our Guernica rocks as much as a Pittsburgh release can (and you know that’s a whole hell of a lot). Quirky, dancey punk rock that opens up with a number entitled “Tapestries Etc.” that has...

As Friends Rust - Won LP

As Friends Rust – Won LP

This release far exceeds all preconceived notions I had of the album. Witnessing As Friends Rust live a couple of times and hearing various songs off of compilations and samplers over the years, their recordings...

Aloha Band

Aloha – Sugar LP

Aloha’s vibraphone-piloted tranquil rock is calming, contemplative, and soft. Sugar shimmers like a surreal dream underwater. Simply put, Sugar is a stimulating release etched with rich and resonant melodies, and Aloha is one of few...

myrkur

One-Woman Black Metal Band Myrkur

Relapse Records is releasing the self-titled debut EP by Myrkur, a Danish, one-woman, black metal band from the “darkness of Scandinavia.” Black metal isn’t normally my thing, but this is a sound that I’ve never...