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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Bad Religion: Age Of Unreason [Album Review]
Jun11

Bad Religion: Age Of Unreason [Album Review]

Bad Religion Age Of Unreason Epitaph Records [2019] Who: This is the West Coast punk greats 17th studio record and first full-length since 2013’s True North. Sound: Melodic punk rock that is 120% Bad Religion. TFN Final Take: If there ever was a political environment for punk veterans Bad Religion to storm back – 2019 is it for sure. In fact, you can tell the current president (although not mentioned) is on Bad Religion’s...

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Amyl And The Sniffers: Amyl And The Sniffers [Album Review]
May30

Amyl And The Sniffers: Amyl And The Sniffers [Album Review]

Amyl And The Sniffers Amyl And The Sniffers Flightless/ATO Records [2019] Who: Formed in Melbourne, Australia in early 2016, Amyl and The Sniffers wrote, self-recorded and released their debut EP, Giddy Up, all in a span of twelve hours. Already signed to Flightless Records for Australia and New Zealand, the band capped off a monster year by signing with ATO Records for North America and Rough Trade Records for the rest of the world....

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Charly Bliss: Young Enough [Album Review]
May23

Charly Bliss: Young Enough [Album Review]

Charly Bliss Young Enough Barsuk Records [2019] Who: Charly Bliss are back with their sophomore album Young Enough. It was produced by Joe Chiccarelli (U2, Beck, Alanis, The Strokes, The Killers, My Morning Jacket, Cage The Elephant). Sound: Unlike some of the alt grunge on debut Guppy (2017), Charly Bliss now goes darker and poppier here. Fans of The Beths, Bleached and Speedy Ortiz should add Charly Bliss to their list. TFN Final...

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Vampire Weekend: Father Of The Bride [Album Review]
May09

Vampire Weekend: Father Of The Bride [Album Review]

Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride Columbia Records [2019] TFN Final Take: Six years between records is a long time for any group and especially in this current music climate when people forget about you as soon as their newest Spotify playlist has ended. Well, Vampire Weekend have done just that with their new release Father Of The Bride. This outing of course follows their excellent 2013 release Modern Vampires Of The City which...

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