Gary Suarez has written for The Quietus, MySpace, Noisey, Radio.com, Aux.Out/Consequence Of Sound, MetalSucks, Brainwashed, and other outlets. Twitter: @noyokono
Wednesday, April 9 2014
No longer an event, a new record from this hardcore revival act won’t turn the tide for punk rock. While the rest of the band bashes away, veteran Keith Morris prattles on about what we already know.
Monday, March 24 2014
While offering shockingly little beyond what was already on offer by the mid-90s, this beautifully cynical debut comes at a cost.
Tuesday, December 3 2013
Intending to pique and whet before note one, this partnership between members of Neon Indian and Tigercity infuses some sorely needed sexuality back into oft-sterilized electronic pop.
Tuesday, November 19 2013
Nobody wants to walk out of a rave and into a damn crystals shop. Yet in more than one instance, this Brighton producer insists on taking us there on this truncated follow-up to last year’s compelling Nebula Dance.
Thursday, October 10 2013
Nurtured in the darkness of the industrial/goth scene, this Swedish act withers in the sunlight of the synthpop revival, opting instead to remain stubbornly safe in the shadows.
Wednesday, October 31 2012
From graphic depictions of violence and death to ominous and grating musical atmospheres, Reed has numerous frightening tunes that can comprise an alternative Halloween soundtrack for those seeking something different from the traditional holiday horror themes.