Articles tagged noise rock

23 Feb 2017 // 2:30 AM

Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now

Pissed Jeans rage against the everyday on cynical and caustic punk return.

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11 Jan 2017 // 2:20 AM

Body/Head: No Waves

The experimental duo of Kim Gordon and Bill Nace return with No Waves, a live document that strives to capture the impact of their impressive debut album.

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15 Nov 2016 // 2:15 AM

Helmet: Dead to the World

Dead to the World finds Page Hamilton holding old Helmet and new Helmet together in perfect balance.

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10 Nov 2016 // 9:12 AM

Preoccupations: Preoccupations

Preoccupations offers a multilayered synthesis of some of the finer moments of rock music’s past.

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31 Oct 2016 // 1:25 AM

Purling Hiss: High Bias

The Philadelphia-based garage rockers try to broaden their psychedelic edge but cover too much of the same old territory.

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18 Oct 2016 // 2:18 PM

HEALTH Slays in Bushwick During Neverending DEATH MAGIC Tour

We’re coming to see HEALTH for the experience, for the kind of intense musical attack that leaves one needing a stiff drink...

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15 Sep 2016 // 1:20 AM

Preoccupations: Preoccupations

Preoccupations is a battlefield survey from the struggle against internal and external impediments that encroach upon life and health.

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2 Sep 2016 // 1:19 AM

Helms Alee: Stillicide

Stillicide manages to achieve what Helms Alee's previous records could not: atmosphere.

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19 Aug 2016 // 8:12 AM

Purling Hiss - “Fever” (Singles Going Steady)

You are unlikely to hear a bed of guitars and thick and loud and unyielding as the one Mike Polizze unleashes on "Fever".

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Sonic Youth: Spinhead Sessions

This collection of unearthed sessions from the band's peak period finds them in a consciously arty headspace, pursuing moods and textures over songcraft.

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Dinosaur Jr.: Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not

This emotive new LP is not just another Dinosaur Jr. record.

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Finding the Image: Michael Gira Talks Swans’ Creative Process

Michael Gira discusses the mistake that led to a critical part of the latest Swans album, building a collective mind, and the art of Francis Bacon.

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8 Jun 2016 // 1:30 AM

Holy Fuck: Congrats

The hard-to-categorize rock band delivers an album of surprising flexibility and brave dynamic character on their first since 2010.

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3 Jun 2016 // 8:06 AM

WRONG: WRONG

If you like heavy riffs and a sound that bridges hardcore and thrash, then WRONG is a good listen. If not, there won't be much to hang onto here.

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11 May 2016 // 1:30 AM

Nothing: Tired of Tomorrow

With a lean run time of about 45 minutes, Tired of Tomorrow is a full-on assault, not to mention a welcome and long-awaited addition to Nothing's catalog.

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18 Mar 2016 // 1:30 AM

Boris with Merzbow: Gensho

Pushing the virtue of patience to full capacity, Boris and Merzbow combine their demented artistry to be listened to both separately and simultaneously.

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16 Mar 2016 // 8:34 AM

NOTHING - “Vertigo Flowers” (Singles Going Steady)

A muted amalgamation of the feedback-drenched pop of Yuck and breezy shoegaze of DIIV, "Vertigo Flowers" is a melodically understated, unassuming dream-pop banger.

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3 Mar 2016 // 2:15 AM

Yuck: Stranger Things

The genre revivalists return to familiar territory, but a more adventurous spirit would have been welcome.

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23 Feb 2016 // 3:00 AM

Banned Books: Banned Books

Seven years after forming, Banned Books have cooked up their debut LP which, by their own admission, is “utterly bombastic".

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22 Feb 2016 // 12:06 PM

Protomartyr - “Dope Cloud” (Singles Going Steady)

The fuzzed-out post-punk of Protomartyr is angsty, metallic, and impossible to ignore.

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"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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