American Music Club
Over the course of seven acclaimed albums, American Music Club became recognized as perhaps one of the most important, eloquent, unique, talented, revered and influential U.S. bands. They tied together the disparate strands of the American
Ancient Warfare were once the girls who smoked behind the high school gym. They were from distant shores; they spoke in code. They weren’t going to stay too long. They buried themselves in drones of words and found guitars, mapping
Archers of Loaf
Life has been good to Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s Archers of Loaf. In the five years and four full lengths that the band has been in existence, the fellas have managed to record some dazzling music, travel the world with other similarly gifted
Eric Bachmann, who spends a good deal of his time as the vocalist and guitarist of North Carolina pop-noisesters Archers of Loaf, has assembled a solo project, titled Barry Black. The second album,”Tragic Animal Stories”, offers more of
Caustic Resin are prepared to give the world the ass kickin’ its been waiting for with their latest release “The medicine is all gone”. These Boise, Idaho favorites have come to Alias after releasing, “Fly Me to the Moon” and the split EP “Built to
On Distortion Felix’s first Alias Records release, I’m An Athlete, the band headed to the Electric Audio studio in Chicago, IL to record with Steve Albini (PJ Harvey, Pixies, Nirvana..). The result? This collection of noisy, distortion laden, and melodic pop songs
Since knapsack’s inception in 1994 they have worked hard to solidify their place in the music scene. During their time together they have helped establish a new genre of music and influenced a group of younger bands that have recently gained
When I was little I discovered that the only people having fun in the world were the people on record covers” says Lida Husik. “I wanted to run around with the Beatles but I thought I should change my name to Linda Hughes or Penny Lane or
As Option said, ‘If you’re already a fan of the Loud Family, you don’t wait for reviews of the latest album-you know it’s going to be brilliant.” As Rolling Stone noted, the Loud Family are “smart, funny and instantly memorable.” As Stereo Review observed,”
Hello. My name is Matt Keating and I am writing this to tell you about my fourth record “Killjoy” as well as give you a little bit of history about me. My other releases are: my first two albums, “Tell It To Yourself” and “Scaryarea,” in 1993 and ’94, and an e.p.
Neva Geoffrey’s melodies have come together to form torch songs that take you to the depths of obscurity while remaining in your heart. With a record that emits her journey, you’ll remember the now distanced moods that have once possessed you.
Nineteen ninety-eight ended with Paul K’s A Wilderness of Mirrors taking the #2 spot on the Pulse! Rock/Pop Top 10 Prime Cuts for ’98. In nineteen ninety-seven Love is a Gas was on both The Chicago Tribune and The Austin American
Scourge of the Sea
The Scourge of the Sea writes sweet golden pop music. Swiftly tilting songs surround ghostly melodies, jangly hooks and recall the cover and comfort of darkness from the first time you saw the ocean, the first time you got lost and the first time you lost.
This US indie pop band was formed by Mike Levy (vocals, bass), Matt Carges (guitar, vocals) and Daniel Swan (drums, vocals; ex-Cortinas). Fanatical admirers of all that is best in classic pop music, the San Francisco, California-based Sneetches…
Since the band’s inception in 1990, it has remained Throneberry’s ultimate goal to produce a “classic”, a “five star” type of album. A Doolittle or a Village Green Preservation Society: A top to bottom record with enough candy to get the
“With an opening that is straight out of Super Mario Brothers, you know you are in for something a little off beat with Trunk Federation. Their spacey video game influenced indie rock is an interesting listen in today’s clogged pop scene.” HECKLER
Yo La Tengo
Yo La Tengo’s career is a perfect example of what can happen when a band follows its instincts. Their music stems from an eclectic array of influences such as the Velvet Underground, Soft Boys, Mission of Burma and Arthur Lee’s Love. They can