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Gig Review: Scott Sharrard, Jaimoe, Jason Isbell, & Friends Take On The Allman Brothers At A Bowling Alley

Much like Led Zeppelin IV and Dark Side Of The Moon, At Fillmore East by the Allman Bros. is so completely well known and revered that it’s ultimately underrated. Sure, any classic rawk homey and jam scene brah can shout… Continue Reading →

We Critique Music Critics: Pitchfork Catches Their Son Listening To Lil Pump

A booming round of applause is in order for Alphonse Pierre who has penned easily the most out-of-touch Pitchfork review of the day which, as someone who forced themselves to read them all,  is really quite an accomplishment I can… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: The Dream Syndicate, “Black Light”

This latest track from paisley-draped LA veteran voyagers Dream Syndicate may only be only 4-minutes-and-39 seconds long but it feels like a 9-minute epic. It searches and glides, dips and weaves, menaces and hovers over a twilight metropolis of alluring… Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day: Airpark, “Le Tigre”

The video for “Le Tigre” pops with hidden innuendos and dream like revelations. Staged like an elaborate off-Broadway avant garde production, the clip kicks off with Michael Ford quivering on the ground with a slice of blood on his neck. He… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: Farao, “The Hours”

With lushly exquisite vocals that cannot be tied to the usual woman vocalist stock suspects all critics lean on in their descriptors and spectacular complex arrangements, Farao, the musical nom de plume of Kari Jahnsen, has arrived seemingly fully formed for… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: The Lemonheads, “Round Here” (Florida Georgia Line cover)

If you’re really looking for an entity that defines the divide between the cosmopolitan and the rural in this here United States Of America, then fuck Trump and name-drop Florida Georgia Line instead. Who dat’, you ask? Why, only one… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: Foxygen, “Livin’ A Lie”

My relationship with the Foxygen duo has been about as stable and happy as Rimbaud and Verlaine’s. There’s been times I’ve wanted to kill them. On the surface, they have absolutely everything I look for in a band: Early 70s… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: Rustin Man, “Judgement Train”

An opening train whistle, not of the lonely blues variety but one of industrial strength, a strength long since passed. A woman’s voice garbling in Spanish, not unlike the one cooing all over Jane’s Addiction’s “Stop”. The sound of creaking… Continue Reading →

Traveling Music For Those Standing Still: Swervedriver, Future Ruins

For those who can’t pick up on cosmic vibrations from Oxford Town, please know that there is a truly excellent new record from Swervedriver that was launched into the stratosphere last week. Future Ruins finds the Swervies leaning away from the… Continue Reading →

We Critique Music Critics: Pitchfork’s Deerhunter Review Is A Surrealist Hall Of Mirrors

If Rule #1 in a critical piece is to set up a defining premise/concept/angle within the first paragraph, then Rule #2 is to not directly contradict said premise/concept/angle at any point throughout said piece. Well, we really have to hand… Continue Reading →

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