The Friday Fire Track: Versing – “Radio Kinski”
Aug11

The Friday Fire Track: Versing – “Radio Kinski”

Seattle’s Versing have went all in and named their debut LP Nirvana. If anything, it is a nod to the past city scene as Versing’s guitar driven Friday Fire Track, “Radio Kinski,” is not a rebirth of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” but does possess the unkept song structure vibe that the grunge artists perfected. Their record will be out September 29 via Help Yourself Records digitally and on cassette and...

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The Friday Fire Track: Tall Friend – “Small Space”
Aug04

The Friday Fire Track: Tall Friend – “Small Space”

Philadelphia, PA’s Tall Friend began as Charlie Pfaff’s solo project in the summer of 2014. In 2015, close friend Cale Cuellar joined in as a second guitarist and the two played shows around Washington, DC for several months before drummer Jesse Paller joined the band. As a trio, they released Tall Friend’s semi-self-titled Tawl Friend EP. That EP was only the beginning as the band will release their full length...

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The Friday Fire Track: Black Beach – “Cluttered Head”
Jul28

The Friday Fire Track: Black Beach – “Cluttered Head”

How about some plain and simple grinding indie rock? Boston, MA garage punks Black Beach have just what you are looking for. The band is set to release Play Loud Die, Vol. II EP on September 8th, which they recorded with Paul Kolderie (Dinosaur Jr., Hole, Pixies). Today’s Friday Fire Track, “Cluttered Head,” instantly hits you with a Nirvana like riff and then just fuzzes out. The track stays right in the middle and...

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The Friday Fire Track: Walter TV – “Last Day”
Jul21

The Friday Fire Track: Walter TV – “Last Day”

Are you already familiar with Canada’s Walter TV? The band is Joe McMurray and Pierce McGarry, which are current members of Mac DeMarco’s group plus Simon Ankenman. Walter TV is set to release their third record, Carpe Diem, on September 9th via Sinderlyn. Today’s Friday Fire Track, “Last Day,” is a floating and flowing tune that captures the essence of this aged 30 something (or close to) band. It also...

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The Friday Fire Track: A. Savage – “Winter In The South”
Jul14

The Friday Fire Track: A. Savage – “Winter In The South”

A. Savage is best known as one of the frontman for Parquet Courts. His first solo record, Thawing Dawn, is out October 13th on Dull Tools and it will showcase a different level of maturity for the artist. Solo records always bring a different path for an artist but when you hear the Friday Fire Track “Winter In The South,” from A. Savage you will immediately connect the dots. Its bounce, its rhythmic wordplay and its mojo...

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Not For The Masses…Best Of June 2017 Playlist
Jul12

Not For The Masses…Best Of June 2017 Playlist

We are a little more than half-way done with 2017. I cannot believe all the great music I have heard this year. Baked, Pile, GBV, Tobin Sprout, Meatbodies, Moon Duo, Flotation Toy Warning. Let’s get June’s Best of list out of the way and get ready for the second half of the year in music. 10 Tracks Mined From the Depths of Soundcloud That You Need to Hear Track 1 –“Just to Show You” by Guided By Voices: Bob just...

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