Thursday, October 31 2013
Don't fill out your best-of-2013 lists just yet: This year's last edition of "Listening Ahead" features compelling new work from Cian Nugent and the Cosmos, Swearin', and Throwing Muses.
Wednesday, January 22 2014
With Veterans of Disorder, Drag City continues it's reissue campaign for '90s legends Royal Trux. Like much of the Trux's best music, the album sits halfway between emulation and complete deconstruction of classic rock.
Monday, June 17 2013
On this 1998 EP, instead of the fidelity breaking down, it's the song structures that crack, which -- in the hands of Royal Trux -- only makes them stronger.
Thursday, October 11 2012
Accelerator is a confounding album, even 14 years later. It's a clear look at what made Royal Trux so good, but you can also see the limits of their stubborn fuzz show through.