of Montreal: UR FUN [Album Review]
Jan17

of Montreal: UR FUN [Album Review]

of Montreal UR Fun Polyvinyl Records [2020] Album Review: For the 16th album form the Athens, GA-based of Montreal, principal songwriter and band leader, Kevin Barnes opted to make the album in isolation, playing all of the instruments himself. While Barnes often takes the band out on tour as a quintet and will likely do so this year, there’s no doubt that the music and lyrics reflect his unique take on the world, even his tendency to...

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Bandcamp Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share
Jan17

Bandcamp Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

2020 is here and it is time again to start finding new music. Today we have a no brainer live record from Australia for a good cause, a 90’s rocker from Boston that flexes its muscles and a in the pit punk rock live album that never slows down. Discover, Support & Share – repeat! King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Melbourne, Australia Hopefully you have been paying attention to world events to know that Australia...

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Pinegrove: Marigold [Album Review]
Jan16

Pinegrove: Marigold [Album Review]

Pinegrove Marigold Rough Trade Records [2020] TFN Album Review: Ever since Pinegrove’s Cardinal release in 2016, I thought the band would have an incredible musical arc that was going nowhere but up. Of course, life is unpredictable and the band went completely quiet in November of 2017 after Pinegrove bandleader Evan Stephens Hall explained some accusations against him from a woman he was in a relationship with, followed her wishes,...

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Okay Kaya – “Psych Ward” [Video]
Jan16

Okay Kaya – “Psych Ward” [Video]

Okay Kaya – the project of Norwegian-born, New York-based Kaya Wilkins – has shared the new single/video, “Psych Ward,” from Watch This Liquid Pour Itself, her forthcoming album out January 24th on Jagjaguwar. She also announces initial performances in support of Watch This Liquid Pour Itself. A full list of dates can be found below. “Psych Ward,” produced by Kaya with co-production from Christoph Andersson (Cautious...

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Kiwi Jr.: Football Money [Album Review]
Jan15

Kiwi Jr.: Football Money [Album Review]

Kiwi Jr. Football Money Mint/Persona Non Grata Records [2020] TFN Album Review: Here is a record I have been sitting on for a bit as this Friday will see the world-wide release of Football Money, the debut album from Toronto’s Kiwi Jr. The album is being released via Persona Non Grata Records and follows its 2019 Canadian release on Mint Records. The band is your modern-day Pavement that runs around with Parquet Courts and has...

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King Krule – “(Don’t Let The Dragon) Draag On” [Video]
Jan15

King Krule – “(Don’t Let The Dragon) Draag On” [Video]

King Krule has announced the release of his forthcoming album Man Alive! with Archy Marshall’s first ever self-directed video. Man Alive! is set for release on February 21, 2020 via True Panther/Matador Records and will be the third King Krule titled studio album. Marshall’s longstanding love of cinema seeps out in his first foray into directing, with a video for “(Don’t Let The Dragon) Draag On” that...

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