A Word about Soft Kill and their New Single, “Saint”

If you scrape together bits and pieces of Soft Kill’s history you will most likely find a sordid story of adversity, addiction, nomad-ism, fatherhood and, ultimately, some sort of redemption. I wouldn’t even begin to know where to start here (so I won’t try), But the sum of these elements is some of the most … Continue reading A Word about Soft Kill and their New Single, “Saint”

Corrections-Projection (A Meditation on Modern Post-Punk)

I had a very interesting conversation with Sam Nicholas of London's “post-post-punk" band, Corrections, who just released his new, state-of-the-art LP, “Projection", on France's Icy Cold Records. I’m going to request that you now switch over to whatever it is you stream music on and find it. Soak it in while you read this. I … Continue reading Corrections-Projection (A Meditation on Modern Post-Punk)

I Was There When Rock Died, or, A Review of Weezer/Pixies Live

This is a piece based solely on my opinion and does not reflect the opinion of our other writers (disappointing notion). It is meant to give only one man’s perspective of what he (I) view to be a veritable musical apocalypse. I can now say with 100 percent certainty that rock and roll is dead. … Continue reading I Was There When Rock Died, or, A Review of Weezer/Pixies Live

Tropical Fuck Storm – A Laughing Death in Meatspace

If I haven't heard it then it's new, so today we're going to talk about the debut full length from Australian super group Tropical Fuck Storm, A Laughing Death in Meatspace. TFS consists of members of the Drones, MOD CON, and High Tension. I was not terribly familiar with these bands, and it is not … Continue reading Tropical Fuck Storm – A Laughing Death in Meatspace

Greet Death-“Strange Days”(Single)

There’s this sludgy shoegaze outfit from Flint, Michigan called Greet Death. I can only assume the origins of their name are found in the Explosions in the Sky tune of the same name. I haven’t researched this, but it would be fitting, and I feel better believing it so…let me have that. In any case, … Continue reading Greet Death-“Strange Days”(Single)