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Thursday, October 9 2014

King Khan and the Shrines Play KEXP (video)

Psychedelic soul band King Khan and the Shrines played an incindiery show on KEXP back in March and today the radio station has released the videos on YouTube.


Wednesday, July 16 2014

The Feed - “Stella” (audio) (Exclusive Download)

You can download the latest tune by St. Louis retro-rockers the Feed, "Stella", here on PopMatters.


Wednesday, August 28 2013

Ghost Wave: Ages

Ages is a by-rote example of a group struggling to find its own identity by channeling its influences and winding up sounding more like a band playing covers rather than referencing their forbearers or offering homage


Monday, June 10 2013

Surfer Blood: Pythons

Pythons is a fine slice of punchy garage pop, the kind to be blared from car stereos on sun-fueled, summer road trips that would coincide with the album’s June release.


Wednesday, May 29 2013

Dead Gaze: Dead Gaze

Dead Gaze's promisingly hazy indie pop too often gets mired in effects and questionable songwriting choices, obscuring the fact that its songwriter Cole Furlow can write a perfectly decent pop song when he sets his mind to it.


Sunday, May 19 2013

Mikal Cronin: MCII

On MCII, Mikal Cronin isn't so much spearheading the current garage-rock revival, but rather redefining what the genre means altogether.


Sunday, May 5 2013

King Tuff: King Tuff Was Dead

Full of sunny garage-pop gems from an original personality, King Tuff Was Dead is a reissue of King Tuff’s impressive debut album.


Monday, April 29 2013

Iggy and the Stooges: Ready to Die

A theme of death permeates the record, of having seen and done it all and being bored with this mortal coil. Rather than merely shuffling off it, though, Iggy and the Stooges are raging on their way down.


Sunday, April 14 2013

Traditional Fools: Traditional Fools

Predating Ty Segall’s solo career, this reissue plays surf-rock filtered through lo-fi garage arrangements at their most abrasive. It's a worthy listen for any fan of Ty Segall’s work.


Monday, June 11 2012

Texas Music Triumphs in the iTunes Era

Some music labels aim to score the next flavor of the week; others, like Saustex in Texas, buckle down and see seminal and compelling backyard styles.


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