black midi: Schlagenheim [Album Review]
Jul05

black midi: Schlagenheim [Album Review]

black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade Records [2019] Who: The young London quartet black midi basically came out of nowhere and built a super buzz leading up to this debut. Sound: Post punk for a new generation with some extraordinary drumming and the ability to move through multiple genres on the turn of a dime. TFN Final Take: The members of black midi are barley out of high school but sound light years older with the creative...

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Amyl And The Sniffers – “Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled)” [Video]
Jul02

Amyl And The Sniffers – “Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled)” [Video]

“Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled)” is taken from the pounding Amyl and The Sniffers’ self-titled debut album which is out now on ATO Records and Flightless Records. The video for “Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled)” was shot & Edited by Dikayl Rimmasch and produced by Leyden Pavlova. Dikayl Rimmasch is a filmmaker based in the Mojave Desert who has worked with musicians including Blondie,...

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Fruit Tones: Natural Selection [Album Review]
Jun28

Fruit Tones: Natural Selection [Album Review]

Fruit Tones Natural Selection Greenway Records [2019] Who: The Fruit Tones hail from Manchester UK and Natural Selection is their debut record. Sound: Garage rock that comes at you loose, loud and full of energy. TFN Final Take: Manchester’s Fruit Tones don’t try to win you over with anything fancy or sophisticated on their debut Natural Selection. It is a straight up garage rock album that has subjects like “Drunk At The Zoo,”...

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The Raconteurs: Help Us Stranger [Album Review]
Jun24

The Raconteurs: Help Us Stranger [Album Review]

The Raconteurs Help Us Stranger Third Man Records [2019] Who: Jack White and The Raconteurs return after an 11 year absence. Sound: Classic rock radio ready. TFN Final Take: Jack White has not ever disappeared but his Raconteurs have been dormant for 11 years until now with the release of their third record Help Us Stranger. The record is a full-blown rock album that not only revives the Raconteurs early spirit, The Greenhornes garage...

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Truth Club: Not An Exit [Album Review]
Jun13

Truth Club: Not An Exit [Album Review]

Truth Club Not An Exit Tiny Engines [2019] Who: The Raleigh-based four-piece Truth Club are new on the indie rock scene and Not An Exit is their debut record. Sound: Sweeping post-punk that has the indie rocking spirit of a Promise Ring, Car Seat Headrest and The Strokes while bringing a mood like Protomartyr and Interpol to the mix. TFN Final Take: Truth Club sound completely inspired on their debut record Not An Exit. The group take...

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