Masked Intruder: M.I. | 12 Nov 2014 // 6:22 AM
While hardline punkers may take exception, the cross-pollination of the songs herein with doo-wop and classic R&B makes the M.I kool-aid go down a bit smoother than you might expect.
Jon Langford and Skull Orchard: Here Be Monsters | 8 Sep 2014 // 9:01 PM
Those that didn’t enjoy Skull Orchard before won’t be won over, but it doesn’t change the fact that those naysayers have conspicuously terrible taste.
Banner Pilot: Souvenir | 28 Jul 2014 // 9:01 PM
There's nothing groundbreaking from Minnesota punk rockers Banner Pilot on their fourth album, but it's a solid release from a solid bunch of dudes.
Cheap Girls: Famous Graves | 4 Jun 2014 // 9:03 PM
Lovers of guitar-driven rock music looking for a smoother Two Cow Garage or more stripped down the Hold Steady would do well to visit Famous Graves.
Richard Buckner: Bloomed | 28 Apr 2014 // 9:03 PM
A murderer's row of tunes that, even two decades on, continue to top the ranks of the best of his auspicious canon.