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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
First Listen: New Releases for December 14
Some quick hits for you: Of note : * Grlwood - Daddy : An interesting, abrasive punkish record with a lot going for it. * Mega Ran - Th...
Ken's Best of 2018 - #1: Lucy Dacus - Historian
I somehow missed Lucy Dacus's 2016 album No Burden , but from the very first time I heard her song "Night Shift" last Decemb...
Jeff's Best of 2018 - #1: Bear Grass - LEFT
Ken sent me this one at some point out of the blue, noting that he nearly said it was “guaranteed to be in your 2018 top 10” but wanted to t...
Monday, December 17, 2018
Vandoliers - "Troublemaker"
Photo by Mike Brooks Vandoliers only formed in 2015 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. The band members have spent some time in other area punk, ...
Ken's Best of 2018 - #2: Weakened Friends - Common Blah
Weakened Friends have been one of my favorite discoveries since we started this blog, and I feel like I had been waiting ages for them to ...
Jeff's Best of 2018 - #2: The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
A favorite of both myself and Ken’s this year, The Beths is the alt/indie rock record we deserve this year. I got in on the ground floor wi...
Friday, December 14, 2018
Friday Freebie: Cold Expectations and Mint Green
This week we bring you a double header for Friday Freebie. Both bands are from the Boston area, both bands are playing a show on March 7 at ...
Ken's Best of 2018 - #3: Sarah Shook & The Disarmers - Years
Last year Sarah Shook & The Disarmers's Sidelong was my #2 album of the year. This year, their album Years is my #3 album. It sa...
Jeff's Best of 2018 - #3: Neko Case - Hell-On
Neko Case has been at it for over two decades now, and continues to put out some incredibly essential music. Her latest, Hell-On , continue...
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Ken's Best of 2018 - #4: The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
You know it's a strong year for music when The Beths are my #4 pick of the year. Future Me Hates Me is an absurdly great album, fille...
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