Category Archives: Album Review

Overlake – Giant Sighs of Beautiful Relief…

My band, Dollar Store Riot, humbly shared the stage with Overlake back in January 2014 @ NYC’s Parkside Lounge.   When the show promoter told me we will be playing with a “shoe-gaze band from Jersey City” I was immediately intrigued.  A … Continue reading

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Gillard’s New Album ‘Parade On’ is Guitardedly Good.

ALBUM REVIEW: Some of you know who Mr. Doug Gillard is even without actually having his phone number in your contacts or perhaps you got his digits from his previous release Call from Restricted. If we lead you to any … Continue reading

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Wu-Tang Clan’s – Once Upon A Time In Shaolin – Is not an Album

SIGN WITH BEYONCE’S BLOOD HERE __________________________: Technically speaking WU-TANG CLAN’s Once Upon A Time In Shaolin is not an Album. This is 100% a transparent marketing stunt they are claiming will be art with a ridiculous million dollar price tag … Continue reading

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American Football to Reissue Self-Titled Album

ALBUM REVIEW: Back in the days before iPods roamed the Earth, American Football released their self-titled album in 1999. Now, 15 years after its original release, the album will be reissued on May 20th, 2014. The new, deluxe edition will … Continue reading

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Giving Pet Names and totally unpunk missed connections

We’re not going to call a EP sized music offering a EP anymore. We’re just going to thank the artists for omitting the 2nd half of the album or maybe the bad bits when we can. Pet Names lead off … Continue reading

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Vomitface 7″ Review

MUSIC REVIEW: Every once in awhile we ask our twitter followers if they want to review something because we can’t keep up because before you know it something good gets buried deep in the glut of email pretty quickly. Seriously … Continue reading

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Criminal Hygiene – Withdrawn EP Review

Under a freeway, under the dank bar-matt, under some rock-n-z-roll plaque, is a band with their name etched on the bathroom wall who are willing to put in the man hours it takes to keep a bar open for you; … Continue reading

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Cassette Review by El Terrible – EP

MUSIC REVIEW: El Terrible is band/project by Terry Ashkinos from Fake Your Own Death and Rob Easson ex-Rogue Wave. Goth 80′s inspired alternative with dark baritone vocals like the fall. The short of it is if you took some of … Continue reading

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Video of the Day: “BEAR” by Slim Wray

VIDEO OF THE DAY: We like the foo fighter style nerd character thing in the storyline in this rock video co-direct by Slim Wray and Tamara Lee. Pretty funny situation comedy thing not to be undermined by the thick sounding … Continue reading

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Video of the Day: Broken Anchor “Always”

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Multi-instrumentalist dude Austin Hartley-Leonard may or may not be a serial killer hanging out on random street corners in LA. We don’t mean to make fun of dudes with three first names but just want to … Continue reading

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