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Recommended New Album: AJ Davila — Terror Amor

Rock isn’t dead and neither is punk en Espanol. AJ Davila, lead singer of San Juan, Puerto Rico’s garage-punk party animals Davila 666, has wasted no time in assembling a new side project/album Terror Amor which is quickly proving to be just as rockin’, if not more than Davila 666 who have slid into hiatus […]

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Recommended New Album: Angel Olsen — Burn Your Fire For No Witness

We all know there are times in which we prefer to enjoy our own company, and whether the activities that follow include taking a stroll at our local park, reading a book, or thinking of intellectual philosophies — Angel Olsen is there to guide us through. The Chicago based singer-songwriter stated in a previous interview, […]

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Recommended Album Review: Sun-Kil Moon — Benji

Sometimes, when in the process of listening to a Mark Kozelek album, you begin to think he would’ve been a great novelist. There might not be a songwriter out there today that is able to wax as elegantly as Kozelek about both the profound and the mundane, usually within just a few lines of each […]

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The Record Company to Release “Feels So Good” EP with B-Sides on Vinyl

Photo by Ken Hughes There’s blues bands that are too deep for you to understand, there’s blues bands that only belong in a beachside bro-bar where the only thing deep is the ocean, and then there’s blues bands that just get it right. L.A.’s The Record Company roll out a solid punch of blues with […]

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Introducing: Jess Williamson — gorgeous indie folk drenched in stirring tales of self-discovery

Austin native, Jess Williamson is a folk-rock singer/songwriter that is more folk than rock, not usually following the standard “verse-chorus-verse” structure. Upon hearing the first words from the lead track and opening single “Blood Song” from her newly released debut full-length Native State, I immediately thought of Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Meiko in terms of Williamson’s […]

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Recommended New Album: Doug Tuttle (Self-Titled)

Among the ’60s revival bands emerging within the past few years, there have been Mystic Braves, The Black Angels, Thee Oh Sees, The Entrance Band, and Ty Segall to name a few. Joining this group this year is ex-member/guitarist from the New Hampshire band MMOSS, Doug Tuttle. Tuttle came together to create a brilliant masterpiece […]

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Recommended New Album: The Pack A.D. — Do Not Engage

Vancouver rock duo, The Pack AD, is comprised of singer/guitarist Becky Black and drummer Maya Miller, two ladies who know how to rock hard. Their new album, Do Not Engage just hit the streets yesterday via Nettwerk Records. Hmm … that’s a curious title, considering that it’s nearly impossible not to engage in these eleven, stirring, alt-indie-grunge […]

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Recommended New Album: Jesus Sons (Self-Titled)

Jesus Sons at El Cid — Photo by Bryan Olinger There are many who think that the seminal point in what is now called indie rock is the moment Lou Reed talked avant garde around town for John Cale to take his classical and drone training and bring them to the Velvet Underground; and there are […]

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Recommended New Album Streams: Listen to the best new indie music

Try it before you buy it! Here’s our Friday round-up of recommended new albums you can stream before their release dates. While you gear up for the weekend, bookmark this page so you can listen to the following albums while you hang around your house, clean, or go for a ride. 1. The Pack A.D — […]

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Recommended New Album: Cherry Glazerr — Haxel Princess

While most kids in high school are listening to whatever catchy tunes the Clear Channel stations (KISSFM, KROQ, etc.) are pumping out on the airwaves — there’s always that unique bunch of teens that go against the grain in regards to music listening habits and discovery. Yesterday, L.A.’s Cherry Glazerr released their debut album, Haxel Princess (Burger […]

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