Jon Spencer: Spencer Sings The Hits [Album Review]
Dec04

Jon Spencer: Spencer Sings The Hits [Album Review]

Jon Spencer Spencer Sings The Hits In The Red [2018] Who: For his first solo record, Jon Spencer (Blues Explosion, Boss Hog, Pussy Galore) partnered with Quasi frontman Sam Coomes and drummer M. Sord. Sound: This is a loose romp for Jon Spencer that brings back sounds from his early years with Pussy Galore (and brings some Blues Explosion as well). TFN Final Take: You can hear right from the opening track, “Do The Trash...

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Durand Jones & The Indications – “Don’t You Know (feat. Aaron Frazer)” [Video]
Nov29

Durand Jones & The Indications – “Don’t You Know (feat. Aaron Frazer)” [Video]

Durand Jones & The Indications have announced their return with American Love Call, a fierce album that reckons with how to balance love and fury of modern day America, due March 1st via Dead Oceans/Colemine Records. The new video for American Love Call’s lead single, “Don’t You Know,” features both Jones and drummer/singer Aaron Frazer on vocals. Like what you hear? Pick up the limited vinyl HERE. You can also find the...

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The Beths: Future Me Hates Me [Album Review]
Nov28

The Beths: Future Me Hates Me [Album Review]

The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark Records [2018] Who: New Zealand four-piece The Beths channel their longtime friendship into high-energy guitar indie pop on debut record. Sound: Big guitar riffs and infectious indie-rock hooks. This record has plenty of vocal harmonies and should appeal to fans of Velocity Girl, The Breeders, Rilo Kiley and Best Coast. TFN Final Take: The Beths play all the right chords as they come at you with...

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The Friday Fire Track: FEELS – “Car”
Nov16

The Friday Fire Track: FEELS – “Car”

“My friends – come with me to Candyland” is the first line you will hear from the rocking new tune and Friday Fire Track from Los Angeles punk quartet FEELS. “Car” is from the band’s second LP, Post Earth, that will be released on February 22, 2019 via Witchita Recordings. After recording their 2016 eponymous debut with Ty Segall in one marathon daylong session, FEELS went to Northern California in...

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Charles Bradley: Black Velvet [Album Review]
Nov13

Charles Bradley: Black Velvet [Album Review]

Charles Bradley Black Velvet Dunham/Daptone Records [2018] Who: Charles Bradley’s life is celebrated with this posthumous release. Sound: Bradley’s records were consistent with Daptone records revivalist approach, which offered plenty of funk and soul from the heart. TFN Final Take: It is always hard to say goodbye and when Charles Bradley passed away on September 23, 2017 there was a moment where music just stopped. It...

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