Articles tagged garage rock

The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World

The prototypical outsider group’s sole album gets the loving curatorial reissue treatment it so richly deserves.

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28 Sep 2016 // 10:27 AM

The White Stripes - “City Lights” (Singles Going Steady)

Five years after the White Stripes' heartbreaking end, "City Lights" is a melancholy echo of what was.

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7 Sep 2016 // 2:20 AM

Allah-Las: Calico Review

The sound may be retro, but Allah-Las focus upon the now with a strong set of songs on their third release.

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1 Sep 2016 // 10:00 AM

The Bonnevilles - “No Law in Lurgan” (video) (premiere)

Sometimes less truly is more as the two-person band set-up of the Bonnevilles allows each musician to shine as well as showcase their prodigious musical talents.

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The Parrots: Los Niños Sin Miedo

The Parrots squawk, chirp and fly on their debut album

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Gringo Star: The Sides and in Between

Atlanta quartet's newest LP captures the feel of getting behind the wheel and peeling out for parts unknown as the summer sun shines on.

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Low Culture - “Comfort Zones” (audio) (premiere)

Low Culture’s garage-punk is about as straight-ahead as you could hope for.

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Thee Oh Sees: A Weird Exits

A Weird Exits and John Dwyer's latest line-up mark maybe Thee Oh Sees' freshest turn since the beginnings of their In the Red Records era.

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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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The Horrors, the Horrors, or Get Your Halloween On

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"This bevy of B or Z horrors upclassed to Blu-ray will help you get scared the old-fashioned way.

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