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18

Apr

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks - Enter the Slasher House

The album’s best sounds sound like scenes from a half-remembered 1950s dancehall, obscured by the sonic cobwebs of Tare’s production

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks - Enter the Slasher House

The album’s best sounds sound like scenes from a half-remembered 1950s dancehall, obscured by the sonic cobwebs of Tare’s production

Listen to the new Mastodon single, “High Road”

17

Apr

Cult Leader - Nothing For Us Here

While most of Gaza’s discography offered reliably grimy metalcore, on Nothing For Us Here Cult Leader remain in the realm of blackened grindcore but offer a little more variety in terms of composition.

Cult Leader - Nothing For Us Here

While most of Gaza’s discography offered reliably grimy metalcore, on Nothing For Us Here Cult Leader remain in the realm of blackened grindcore but offer a little more variety in terms of composition.

Pet Grief: Why does Buzzfeed think I’m a jerk?

Sure, it’s supposed to be fun and has no real bearing on who I am. So why do I feel so insulted at what Buzzfeed is insinuating about me as a music lover?

Pet Grief: Why does Buzzfeed think I’m a jerk?

Sure, it’s supposed to be fun and has no real bearing on who I am. So why do I feel so insulted at what Buzzfeed is insinuating about me as a music lover?

16

Apr

The Bible: An Epic Playlist
The Afghan Whigs - Do To The Beast

The guitars sear, the pummeling bass drum won’t stop, and we — as listeners — are bearing witness to a new beginning.

The Afghan Whigs - Do To The Beast

The guitars sear, the pummeling bass drum won’t stop, and we — as listeners — are bearing witness to a new beginning.

15

Apr

The Both - s/t

Much like D.C post-punk act The Evens, The Both provide a complicated perspective; they’re still rambunctious indie rockers, but they’ve been matured by time, experience, and responsibility.

The Both - s/t

Much like D.C post-punk act The Evens, The Both provide a complicated perspective; they’re still rambunctious indie rockers, but they’ve been matured by time, experience, and responsibility.

Triptykon - Melana Chasmata

With second album Melana Chasmata, Fischer and Triptykon sound more ferocious than ever, and a few years removed from the personal drama that informed their debut. Not that Fischer sounds any less ready to tear off heads on this set.

Triptykon - Melana Chasmata

With second album Melana Chasmata, Fischer and Triptykon sound more ferocious than ever, and a few years removed from the personal drama that informed their debut. Not that Fischer sounds any less ready to tear off heads on this set.

14

Apr

History’s Greatest Monsters: Smash Mouth - Fush Yu Mang

Close your eyes and let me whisk you away to a magical time that good taste forgot, but Guy Fieri didn’t. A time where every tip was frosted and every sneaker was platform.

History’s Greatest Monsters: Smash Mouth - Fush Yu Mang

Close your eyes and let me whisk you away to a magical time that good taste forgot, but Guy Fieri didn’t. A time where every tip was frosted and every sneaker was platform.

Album of the Week: Todd Terje - It’s Album Time

Who out there from electronica’s ranks might take [Daft Punk’s] creative ball and run with it, making the derivative work that still pleases, entertains, feels original and fun? The answer might be heard on It’s Album Time, the very appropriately named debut LP from Norwegian producer

Album of the Week: Todd Terje - It’s Album Time

Who out there from electronica’s ranks might take [Daft Punk’s] creative ball and run with it, making the derivative work that still pleases, entertains, feels original and fun? The answer might be heard on It’s Album Time, the very appropriately named debut LP from Norwegian producer