anxiety pop (fka bummer pop) from the heartland -- very good and catchy, summertime music i think
extremely whirlwind, like taking a trip to california for one day for a birthday party and then coming right back
up close and personal, but not with tragedy, more like triumph
bouncy and loud but in a cohesive way, and filled with ontological joy
absolute nonsense, the purest high, complete energy, crystals baby
no explanation necessary -- its free.
warm rock and roll, chopped, covered, and smothered -- its great
there is probably no one who won't like this gem; feelings + guitar + a whole bunch of fun
whirling dervish punk, full with hooks and intricate moments; tl;dr; very good
everything you've ever wanted out of rock music; extremely close and incredibly loud -- the first full length from Big Fred is a time and a half; beautiful and meaningful among other attributes
sad songs perched next to the sea
extremely real windpunk for the unfaint of heart -- "O," plops you into circular chord progressions that develop into full-blown trances, eliminating the sense of beginning and end
unbelievably catchy songs about what its like to exist when the world is unpromising but also promising
skronky pinwheels that cover topics like the rise of neoliberalism and the downfall of ethical living
cool & pretty, baltimore-based mothpuppy's first full length album is a cool blend of sad disco, picnic rock, and wrenching tunes.
"the duo's technical ability is unquestionably phenomenal but it's their destructive spirit that really shines in only the worst of ways"
new year's daydream is the smashing debut lp from minneapolis' double grave (formerly ego death).
fern mayo's essential ep "hex signs" along with a new bonus track "ss ari". beyond fantastic
woo is a physical collection of all of the digitally released floral print songs.
the first solo record from superteen's jackson martel. beep beep, goo goo ga ga.
the first sad cactus album from chicago/brooklyn's darkturn. wild gems
the second record from vishnu basement, the opus?
montclair, nj's rita fishbone blend dark math with hard pop, very great.
the first record from rochester ny's big fred. the best scuzz around.
off drugs may rise again, currently on hiatus. great music.