Another week, another calamitous congregation of squiggly tracks that want to piqué your interest into bands that would very much like to friend up. Or at least get your ears for a few moments. Firesuite – Little Sacrifices An eerie sample from a lost cosmonaut sets the mood for the most recent music from Sheffield‘s always underrated, always unloved, always unparalleled Firesuite. Another slice of … Continue reading Singles Round-Up: Firesuite, Car Crash Sisters, Kal Marks, Hookworms
It always happens: the days after both semester and my contract ends, all traces of energy leave me. Is it an excess of adrenaline from the semester finally taking its toll? Is it the lack of motivation? Is it a necessary energy-saving mode after dodging mad teens that are out for blood? Might be a combination of these factors, might be age finally catching up. The … Continue reading Assignment #23: The Inner City Festival.
2015. We wave goodbye to this year and just like any other before (and after), there were high and lows. This Shithole of a Website (TM) was supposed to close and we are still here, wondering what it all means and when is it really time to call it quits. It’ll be a whimper, not a bang, but that’s a discussion for another day. In … Continue reading The Great Promo Hunt – Best of 2015
Because New Jersey ain’t the whole world, like Mark Kozelek said, and because Mexico City definitely isn’t Mexico (that’s what my grampa used to say), we’d like to introduce you to a lovely band from the fine city of Aguascalientes called Car Crash Sisters. Part Amusement Parks on Fire, part Cocteau Twins and mostly themselves, Car Crash Sisters gaze into a singularity and come out unscathed, surrounded by swirling effects and the … Continue reading Video: Car Crash Sisters – All my friends live underwater