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Diamonds & Lice: An Exploration of “Priest = Aura”,The Church’s Undisputed Masterpiece

There is no discography as consistent, as expansive, or as exploratory as that of The Church. This is in no way meant to be a controversial statement. It isn’t a provocation. It’s just a simple fact. 34 albums deep, 867… Continue Reading →

Tiny Hueman Needs To Crash On Your Couch: The Interview

You can’t throw a rock in the suburbs of Philly these days without hitting a member of a good band. As a matter of fact, one of those rocks could hit one of the members of  Tiny Hueman. The rock… Continue Reading →

The Great Enough: Set Fires, Die Young, Living Is Easy

What type of great poison is being pumped into the water in Philly? Killadelph has been cranking out some awesome bands in recent times, all of whom are nowhere near as boring as Kurtis Vile or Drugs On War (War… Continue Reading →

And The Clickbait Headline Of The Week Award Goes To: Rolling Stone!

Anyone unfortunate enough to follow the modern music “press” is sure to know already that this once-vital and freewheeling institution is well and truly dead. From once-upon-a-time titan publications to the lowest viewed WordPress blogs, a “music publication” in this… Continue Reading →

From The Vaults: Captain Beyond’s Advanced Space Boogie Meltdown

If you’ve never heard, or heard of, Captain Beyond then you’re straight up sleep walking through life, my friend. Blooming from the ashes of Iron Butterfly in the fertile early 70s, The Captain was formed by totally groovy proto-metalers Larry… Continue Reading →

Alya: Half The Sun/Animals

Employing a dizzying sugar rush of elements…pop, indie, jazz, EDM…Alya is fully in ascendance. Her ambitious new song, “Half of the Sun”, exemplifies this. A self described “happy song” about being ok with who you are at the present moment,… Continue Reading →

We Critique Music Critics: Pitchfork Re-Brands Iggy Pop As A Menace To The Middle Class

Uh oh, the social responsibility taskforce has been unleashed from Pitchfork headquarters and is chasing after the wrong beasts again. Unlike the Fork Puritan’s recent head scratching run at completely harmless folkies Luluc, however, this one seems more inevitable. After… Continue Reading →

Crooked Flower: Blooming – The Light Rail Sessions

Soulful San Francisco psychers Crooked Flower unleashed their new live album, Blooming – The Light Rail Sessions, earlier this year, bringing it all back home to that mythic Haight nexus where Janis and Moby Grape would open for the J. Airplane at… Continue Reading →

Come On Baby, Don’t Say Maybe, It’s Who Did It Better: The “Take It Easy” Edition

We know you’ve heard the song 611,231 times. We know that The Dude hated the Eagles, man, and that millions of gullibles have followed his lead since the film’s release in 199…whenever. We even know the images ingrained in your… Continue Reading →

Texas Has The Best Murder: Matthew Logan Vasquez And His Texas Murder Ballads

Matthew Logan Vasquez plays an outlaw brand of psychedelic rock that seems to have vanished from the musical landscape sometime in 1971, mashing up outright sleazy gutter riffs with surprisingly expressive vocals. He released the EP Texas Murder Ballads earlier… Continue Reading →

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