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.
fake boyfriend was an excellent band from philly
boston, ma's quarrels shred on this, their first proper full length.
the first full length from abi reimold, philadelphia's number one rock star.
the third full length from superteen. the wildest yet.
the first full-band record from aural burrows
the first album from beacon ny's pre-willy. very groovy.
the first album for sad cactus from utica, ny's evil wizardry. excellent.
the first album from new paltz, ny's self and other
the second full length from superteen; very creepy