Arizona’s Destruction Unit will unleash their new 7″ Two Strong Hits July 16th as part of Suicide Squeeze‘s Singles Series. On “Sonic Pearl” the Tempe five-piece surfs walls of sound so massive and energized that they seem constantly on the brink of crashing over the edge into total chaos. Indeed, quite the thrilling ride! Looks like this 7″ will be [...]Read more ›
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Glad to hear art-punk’s elder statesmen Thurston Moore still has somethin’ important to tell the kids, and he lays it down manifesto-style on the track “Lips”. Offering epigrammatic advice to the next generation of art school dropouts, Thurston sagely intones, “…burn up/ship out/fuck up/trip out/stick up/your lip out/beat up/ya’ get up…” Just how we kids used to do it! The [...]Read more ›
Bringing together two of the best things since beer and a shot, Raspberry Bulbs join black metal and punk for a deliciously unholy cocktail! Originally a solo project for Bone Awl’s M. del Rio (He Who Crushes Teeth), the project has grown into a five-piece since it’s 2011 LP Nature Tries Again (Hospital Productions), and it now includes members from [...]Read more ›
Oakland’s super-fine garage rock throwbacks Shannon and the Clams have a new LP, Dreams in the Rat House, due out on May 21st via Hardly Art! Positively swoon-worthy is this delicious little number, “Into A Dream“, with it’s vintage sonics making it sound like it could be some dusty and forgotten 45 from another time. Punked-up country meets a psychedelic [...]Read more ›
Sacred Bones Records just released the 3rd installment of their series Todo Muere, and it looks to be their best yet. Todo Muere is essentially a label compilation featuring unreleased material, demos, and remixes from all your favorite Sacred Bones’ artists. Vol. 3 includes The Holy Drug Couple‘s “Je t’aime Non Plus”, as well as the bonus song “B Minor”, [...]Read more ›
Jon Dwyer‘s prolific Thee Oh Sees project returned this month with the LP Floating Coffin, out now on Castle Face Records- the label he runs with Brian Lee Hughes and Matt Jones. Since adding Brigid Dawson on vocals, Thee Oh Sees have really found the sweet spot in a high octane, 60′s fueled brand of garage rock, with Dwyer’s years [...]Read more ›
Cosmonauts‘ psych-punk scorcher If You Wanna Die Then I Wanna Die came out last year as a 12″ LP on Burger Records, and this month the Southern California band will see it reissued by the Spanish label Ayo Silver! Recorded in August 2011 by Adam Ashe at Thee Men’s Warehouse in Anaheim, CA, within viewing distance of Disneyland’s nightly fireworks, [...]Read more ›