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22

Apr

Hall of Fame: Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
Thou - Sacrifice EP

Thou’s productivity suggests they can write a 10-minute epic in a matter of hours, but they are far from complacent or one-dimensional. Like any great band, Thou show a willingness to experiment, dabbling frequently with black metal, punk, hardcore, noise, drone and grunge.

Thou - Sacrifice EP

Thou’s productivity suggests they can write a 10-minute epic in a matter of hours, but they are far from complacent or one-dimensional. Like any great band, Thou show a willingness to experiment, dabbling frequently with black metal, punk, hardcore, noise, drone and grunge.

Album of the Week: Ought - More Than Any Other Day

More Than Any Other Day is as much about emotional release as much as it is taking the long way around pop songwriting.

Album of the Week: Ought - More Than Any Other Day

More Than Any Other Day is as much about emotional release as much as it is taking the long way around pop songwriting.

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.