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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The Friday Fire Track: Deerhunter – “Death In Midsummer”
Nov02

The Friday Fire Track: Deerhunter – “Death In Midsummer”

Deerhunter returns with an album out of time. It is concerned with the disappearance of culture, of humanity, of nature, of logic and emotion. Deerhunter’s eighth LP, Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?, is out January 19 via 4AD. Like with previous Deerhunter albums- this new one comes with high expectations and from this first single and today’s Friday Fire Track, “Death in Midsummer,” the record...

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The Ar-Kaics – “No Vacancy” [Video]
Oct29

The Ar-Kaics – “No Vacancy” [Video]

The Ar-Kaics take their cues from the first wave of ‘60s punk—American teenagers taking cues from the British Invasion, in turn taking cues from pilfers of the hinterland originators—with the added vantage of several subsequent decades worth of wayward balladeers, no names and psychedelic rock hangovers. The Ar-Kaics have been delivering their off-brand, spot-on garage rock originals out of Richmond, VA, via a flood of small press...

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The Friday Fire Track: Ty Segall – “Class War”
Oct19

The Friday Fire Track: Ty Segall – “Class War”

Ty Segall is releasing a covers album titled Fudge Sandwich next week on October 26th via In The Red. Today’s Friday Fire Track is from that collection and features Ty’s take on the Dils 1977 punk song “Class War.” What is unique about this cover is that Segall strips it down into a hum along acoustic number which totally works. The lyrics still hold truth today and in this setting may even be more thought...

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