Articles tagged garage rock

25 Jul 2016 // 7:30 AM

The Strokes - “Threat of Joy” (Singles Going Steady)

The Strokes take a low key approach to the music, and it pays off handsomely.

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Beware of Darkness - “Dope” (video) (premiere)

“Dope” is all spunk and quick-licking riffs, starry and sharp guitars cutting through with gale force after a quietly powerful chorus.

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28 Jun 2016 // 2:15 AM

The Shelters: The Shelters

The Shelters exist somewhere indeterminately between Tom Petty's "American Girl" and the Strokes' "Last Nite", crafting a high-energy blend of garage rock and old-fashioned Americana.

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The Riverboat Gamblers - “Hate the Police” (audio) (premiere)

The Riverboat Gamblers' take on the Dicks’ “Hate the Police" is packed to the gills with furor and vigor.

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15 Jun 2016 // 2:05 AM

Night School: Blush

With two EPs to their name already, the time was right for Night School to try their hand at crafting a full-length release.

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WOMPS: Our Fertile Forever

WOMPS pay homage to the stylings of some modern legends on their debut album.

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Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds: La Araña Es La Vida

Kid Congo comes back with a record filled with hot lickin' and cool pickin'. It's rock 'n' roll through and through, and if it doesn't reinvent the album it'll certainly move you to catch a live show.

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24 May 2016 // 8:26 AM

Twin Peaks: Down in Heaven

Down in Heaven is an energetic and indebted collection of highbrow garage rock suitable for mass consumption.

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27 Apr 2016 // 10:50 AM

The Kills - “Heart of a Dog” (Singles Going Steady)

"Heart of a Dog" is a chugging roots-punk stomper that showcases Alison Mosshart's charred, vindictive, and cyanide-laced vocal acuities.

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The Coathangers: Nosebleed Weekend

More weekend than nosebleed, the Coathangers deliver a mix of sluggishly performed garage rock and passable punk attitude.

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Mrs. Cosials You’ve Got More Than a Famous Daughter: An Interview with Hinds

Hinds is gaining popularity with its garage rock sound and for being from Spain. In fact, this may be the start of the Spanish Invasion.

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4 Mar 2016 // 12:10 PM

Parquet Courts - “Berlin Got Blurry” (Singles Going Steady)

Parquet Courts are continuing to prove themselves worthy.

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3 Mar 2016 // 12:28 PM

No Apologies From Le Butcherettes

Teri Suarez, aka Le Butcherettes’ singer-guitarist-contortionist Teri Gender Bender, does not believe in half measures.

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2 Mar 2016 // 3:00 AM

Feels: Feels

Feels enters the crowded field of west-coast garage-rock bands and quickly claims its own dingy, fascinating corner.

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29 Feb 2016 // 10:45 AM

Death By Unga Bunga - ‘Pineapple Pizza’ (album stream) (premiere)

Norway's Death By Unga Bunga is a garage rock band playing highly energetic, rough and rowdy rock 'n' roll.

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Flowers: Everybody’s Dying to Meet You

Flowers incorporates jangle pop, surf, and garage rock influences on their bright-eyed sophomore effort.

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The Bonnevilles - “The Whiskey Lingers” (audio) (premiere)

Northern Ireland's the Bonnevilles are steeped in the blues and they enliven and amp up their sound by playing as a duo.

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Ty Segall: Emotional Mugger

Ty Segall has always reliably subscribed to rockist orthodoxy, but he’s left room enough on his new album for noisy evolution.

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6 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM

Hinds: Leave Me Alone

Hinds' debut is fuelled by an infectious lust for life. Well, that and copious amounts of Sangria.

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Waco Brothers - “Had Enough” (audio) (premiere)

Acclaimed alt-country/punk rockers, the Waco Brothers, return with their first full studio album in 10 years.

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