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Tuesday, April 21 2015

Turbo Fruits: No Control

No Control turns the trouble of being a very fast fruit into a full-on, true rock and roll experience.


Friday, April 17 2015

Benjamin Booker + Olivia Jean: 3 April 2015 - Williamsburg, NY (Photos)

Guitarist Benjamin Booker's versatility with the guitar is earning him quite a following, a fact made obvious by his enthralling recent performance in Williamsburg.


Wednesday, April 15 2015

JEFF the Brotherhood: Wasted on the Dream

If you wanted a cover album of Black Sabbath, Nirvana and Weezer's greatest hits but the originals were too strong for you, no worries! JEFF the Brotherhood's prolonged adolescent fixation with their predecessors continues!


Monday, April 13 2015

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion aren't about to reinvent the wheel, but with music this good they don't need to.


Monday, March 30 2015

The Sonics: This Is the Sonics

The first new studio album since 1967 from these garage rock legends has its faults, but it's an overall solid addition to their already classic discography.


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.


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Obits: Moody, Standard and Poor (Reviews) [18.Aug.11]
Nucular Aminals: Nucular Aminals (Reviews) [22.Jun.11]
The Love Me Nots: The Demon and the Devotee (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Skybombers: Black Carousel (Reviews) [5.Apr.11]
Monotonix: Not Yet (Reviews) [8.Mar.11]
Reigning Sound: Love and Curses (Reviews) [9.Feb.10]
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