Tel Aviv’s post-rock group Bones Garage debuts Oi Ma Yeah

sngalbums: Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  As the band suggests, the themes of Oi Ma Yeah are broad and difficult to parse. The musicality of it makes this a fun album to decipher over the course of many listens. The journey is haphazard—synthpop accents and shoegaze noise and provocative prose all make brief appearances across the eleven tracks. The album’s namesake … Continue reading Tel Aviv’s post-rock group Bones Garage debuts Oi Ma Yeah

Jehnny Beth – “Heroine”

On New Single From Her Forthcoming LP, Jehnny Beth is Her Own “Heroine” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Jehnny Beth has everything she needs. This is not referring to the many successful projects with which she is associated, including but not limited to a new music performance program on ARTE which she hosts and of course her band Savages. It has more to do with … Continue reading Jehnny Beth – “Heroine”

Best Songs of 2019: 4. Black Country, New Road

sawdustandgin: “Sunglasses” by British art rock outfit, Black Country, New Road, is unhinged. The instrumentation is perfectly restrained as an antidote, making this nine-minute epic one worth repeating.  Best Songs of 2019 4. Black Country, New Road – “Sunglasses” Source: SoundCloud / Black Country, New Road Continue reading Best Songs of 2019: 4. Black Country, New Road

Mauno’s lack of subtlety fuels new LP, Really Well (in a good way)

sngalbums: Originally appeared on Post-Trash.  Great persuasion doesn’t rely on qualifiers. It is subtle, and needs no emphasis. Unfortunately, Canadian four-piece Mauno haven’t mastered this skill, at least not according to their newest album, Really Well. It is the band’s third full-length, and, especially compared to their preceding effort, it seems to indicate a new direction of both emotion and sound. Read more.  Mauno | … Continue reading Mauno’s lack of subtlety fuels new LP, Really Well (in a good way)

Mauno’s lack of subtlety fuels new LP, Really Well (in a good way)

Originally appeared on Post-Trash.  Great persuasion doesn’t rely on qualifiers. It is subtle, and needs no emphasis. Unfortunately, Canadian four-piece Mauno haven’t mastered this skill, at least not according to their newest album, Really Well. It is the band’s third full-length, and, especially compared to their preceding effort, it seems to indicate a new direction of both emotion and sound. Read more.  Mauno | buy … Continue reading Mauno’s lack of subtlety fuels new LP, Really Well (in a good way)

Cold Showers Are Back With Renewed “Faith” and LP Release Show at the Echoplex in July Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  In the realm of post-punk, Cold Showers live up to their name. A douse of this local trio will shock your system. The band has been grinding around Los Angeles for many years, and their gothic and noisy style has been a constant throughout … Continue reading

Tel Aviv’s post-rock group Bones Garage debuts Oi Ma Yeah

Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  As the band suggests, the themes of Oi Ma Yeah are broad and difficult to parse. The musicality of it makes this a fun album to decipher over the course of many listens. The journey is haphazard—synthpop accents and shoegaze noise and provocative prose all make brief appearances across the eleven tracks. The album’s namesake (Hebrew … Continue reading Tel Aviv’s post-rock group Bones Garage debuts Oi Ma Yeah