Sloucher: Be True [Album Review]
Nov21

Sloucher: Be True [Album Review]

Sloucher Be True Swoon Records [2018] Who: Seattle quartet Sloucher has been building a fan base in the Pacific Northwest since their 2016 debut EP Certainty and the band has shared the stage with such acts as Portugal. The Man, Guided By Voices, and Angel Olsen. Sound: Sloucher play an upbeat and harmonized indie rock in the vein of Heatmiser, Teenage Fanclub, Sebadoh, Tripping Daisy, and Shins that is backed with plenty of muscular...

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Kurt Vile: Bottle It In [Album Review]
Nov15

Kurt Vile: Bottle It In [Album Review]

Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador Records [2018] Who: Co-founder of War on Drugs, Vile is a singer-songwriter that is now on his seventh solo record and has been on Matador Records since 2011. He also released a record with Courtney Barnett last year. Sound: Vile has a very laidback and drifting guitar rock approach that is both like Neil Young and Sonic Youth. TFN Final Take: Bottle It In comes to us from Kurt Vile after a string of...

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Cherry Glazerr – “Daddi” [Video]
Nov12

Cherry Glazerr – “Daddi” [Video]

Cherry Glazerr, the Los Angeles based trio led by 21-year-old frontwoman Clementine Creevy, have announced their fourth album Stuffed & Ready, due February 1st via Secretly Canadian. You may remember their Secretly Canadian debut, Apocalipstick, which was well received here at TFN in January of 2017. Alongside the new LP announcement, here is the lead single “Daddi”, with an animated video that seeks to visualize the song’s...

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The Friday Fire Track: Burning House – “Mirror Song”
Nov09

The Friday Fire Track: Burning House – “Mirror Song”

Shoegaze is a true under the radar genre but this Southampton band Burning House is helping put it back on the map quickly with their screeching feedback and fuzz drenched vocals. The band knows how to bring multiple indie layers together as you will hear on this song today how the guitar rhythms interlock with the upbeat tempo and arrangement. Today’s Friday Fire Track, “Mirror Song,” has that Jesus & Mary...

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Cloud Nothings: Last Building Burning [Album Review]
Nov08

Cloud Nothings: Last Building Burning [Album Review]

Cloud Nothings Last Building Burning Carpark Records [2018] Who: Cleveland four-piece Cloud Nothings has returned with their fifth LP. Sound: Cloud Nothings has always offered a solid indie rock edge and Last Building Burning brings their earlier angst back to the forefront. It has a spirit of Drive Like Jehu, Pissed Jeans, Jesus Lizard, and Unsane. TFN Final Take: On last year’s Life Without Sound, Cloud Nothings brought more...

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