The Friday Fire Track: Lala Lala – “Destroyer”
Jul13

The Friday Fire Track: Lala Lala – “Destroyer”

Lala Lala is the Chicago-based project of Lillie West. She recently just signed to Hardly Art Records and will release her new album, The Lamb, on Friday, September 28th. The Friday Fire Track today is your first listen to Lala Lala as “Destroyer” has a very early Liz Phair meets Snail Mail sound. I also hear some Cat Power in its delivery and layered chorus which also is a plus. Enjoy your Friday! Lala Lala Website Lala...

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The Friday Fire Track: Exploded View – “Raven Raven”
Jul06

The Friday Fire Track: Exploded View – “Raven Raven”

Not sure why but trippy seemed liked the style of music to feature today and Mexico City’s Exploded View has the perfect new track. The Friday Fire Track, “Raven Raven,” has a hypnotic but sterile pulse as Annika Henderson’ vocals float through its mystic haze. The effect reminds me of several Kim Gordon fronted songs in Sonic Youth as all ears are on Henderson but there is a multitude going on musically in the...

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The Friday Fire Track: The Scrags – “Never Looking Back”
Jun29

The Friday Fire Track: The Scrags – “Never Looking Back”

Today we have the raw rock from the Stockholm based five piece The Scrags. The band plays a full on buzzsaw mix of garage, punk and psychedelia. One listen to today’s Friday Fire Track and you will hear The Scrags influences of The Stooges, Velvet Underground, Modern Lovers and Black Flag. Enjoy your Friday and just let this track roll! If you like the track the album is out today on The Grizzlar. Anything by The Scrags The...

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The Friday Fire Track: The Blanks – “High On It”
Jun22

The Friday Fire Track: The Blanks – “High On It”

The Blanks have been a band for 16 years but Yellow Fading Glimer will only be their sophomore album. It is the classic band story. They started out as 20 year-olds living the dream and then seperated and spread out across the country. That is typically how the story ends but The Blanks still have kept a bond over the years and ended up putting enough material together for recording this record at Rarefied Recording in San Diego which...

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The Friday Fire Track: Active Bird Community – “Unwind With Me”
Jun15

The Friday Fire Track: Active Bird Community – “Unwind With Me”

Brooklyn, NY’s Active Bird Community instantly will get you excited to bring out the rock. The band have a new album coming out on September 14th via Barsuk Records and today’s Friday Fire Track is the perfect introduction. “Unwind With Me” starts off innocent enough with the slow burning guitar strum and the band’s woo hoo harmony vocals. Singer Tom D’Agustino then calmly sings “and now you’re really...

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The Friday Fire Track: Jane Church – “Rocket To The Kremlin”
Jun08

The Friday Fire Track: Jane Church – “Rocket To The Kremlin”

Jane Church began as the solo recording project of Queens, NY-based artist Matt Stevenson in 2017. Joined live by seasoned musicians Ali Awan (lead guitar), Turner Stough (bass), and Peter Hilton Jr. (drums,) Jane Church now are finding a band approach to things and will have several releases out soon that includes today’s Fire Track for “Rocket To The Kremlin.” The track will be on a new 7″ in July from Greenway Records and a full...

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