B Boys: Dada [Album Review]
Aug03

B Boys: Dada [Album Review]

B Boys Dada Captured Tracks [2017] Who: Brooklyn-based trio, B Boys follow up their debut EP with a solid debut LP. Sound: B Boys’ sound takes elements of taut post punk and goofy punk and blends them together for a sound that falls somewhere in-between Wire and The Spits . TFN Final Take: B Boys’ Dada is a fun summer album. It does not bog down with overt political statements or stances like the new Priests LP. Instead, it focuses on...

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Dove Lady: One [Album Review]
Aug01

Dove Lady: One [Album Review]

Dove Lady One DZ Tapes / Inflated Records [2017] Who: DC-based spastic noise rock duo. Sound: Dove Lady dish out a disarming array of influences and styles on One. ‘Debut of the Year’ honors should be a lock for this fantastic album. TFN Final Take: Dove Lady’s One is a wildly unpredictable debut album. Over the course of its 9-tracks, the duo of Jeremy Ray (guitar/vocals) and AJ Thawley (drums/vocals) assail your senses with some...

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Christian Fitness: Slap Bass Hunks [Album Review]
Jul25

Christian Fitness: Slap Bass Hunks [Album Review]

Christian Fitness Slap Bass Hunks Prescriptions Music [2017] Who: Andrew Falkous’ one man band project, Christian Fitness, is a vital off-shoot of his past work with Mclusky and Future of the Left . Sound: Slap Bass Hunks continues Christian Fitness’ trend of releasing creative post-hardcore noise rock. Four excellent albums in four years. TFN Final Take: Andrew Falkous has been incredibly productive the past few years. He has...

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Elf Power: Twitching In Time [Album Review]
Jul13

Elf Power: Twitching In Time [Album Review]

Elf Power Twitching In Time Orange Twin Records [2017] Who: One of the more resilient acts from the fabled Elephant Six Collective, Elf Power is still making incredible music. Sound: Twitching In Time is one of Elf Power’s best albums. Their blend of psychedelic power pop remains timeless and always welcome. TFN Final Take: Fourteen plus releases over more than two decades haven’t slowed down Elf Power’s ability to make creative and...

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Not For The Masses…Best Of June 2017 Playlist
Jul12

Not For The Masses…Best Of June 2017 Playlist

We are a little more than half-way done with 2017. I cannot believe all the great music I have heard this year. Baked, Pile, GBV, Tobin Sprout, Meatbodies, Moon Duo, Flotation Toy Warning. Let’s get June’s Best of list out of the way and get ready for the second half of the year in music. 10 Tracks Mined From the Depths of Soundcloud That You Need to Hear Track 1 –“Just to Show You” by Guided By Voices: Bob just...

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