“The first thing you see is the light”, wails Titus Andronicus’ frontman Patrick Stickles on what is, in my eyes, the best garage punk song you’ll ever hear. Entitled ‘My Time Outside The Womb’, the track tells a tale of growing up in a wonderfully poetic manner that’s utterly bleak. The guitars are scruffy and the […]Read more "Tales From The Turntable"
Having recently announced their return to the stage, it seems fitting that in the first edition of Tales from the Turntable we talk about The Blood Brothers eyeopening, earsplitting album, Young Machetes…Read more "Tales from the Turntable"
If you listen to one album today, make sure it’s Clever Clever by The Love Triangle… “Heretofore, the Love Triangle’s recordings have been marked by a particularly raw, aggressive, and even ugly take on classic power pop. Sure, the choruses were huge, but the recordings were ear-splittingly raw and aggressive. However, they’ve changed things up […]Read more "Clever Clever"
Dear Music Library, I think we need some time apart. It’s not you, it’s me… That’s right folks, I’ve decided to delete my entire catalogue of music from my laptop with the goal of discovering only new sounds for the next 6-12 months. From today onwards the only songs that I will be listening to […]Read more "Day 1: An Open Letter"
Mavo are a Montreal-based trio who make fuzzy indie pop that’s oozing with catchy riffs and rumbling beats. You can purchase the bands self-titled debut EP from their Bandcamp via Fixture Records.Read more "Mavo"
Since reuniting last year, Desaparecidos have recorded a bunch of 7inch records that are filled with politically driven tracks. Their latest release, featuring ‘The Underground Man’ and ‘Te Amo Camila Vallejo,’ follows suit and appears to be a tribute to the Chilean communist activist Camila Vallejo. It’s a fast paced, fuzzy punk rock homage to a passionate individual, […]Read more "Band Of The Week: Desaparecidos"
Now it is time for some indie pop from Chicago. It’s Still Pretty Terrible is the debut album from the Midwest band Dowsing and brings back some wonderful memories of an early Jimmy Eat World. The record is available on black or yellow 12-inch, as well as all digital formats from their Bandcamp page. Have a listen…Read more "Dowsing"