An Interview with Infant Island of Virginia

Infant Island LP. 2018 (Infant Island) Aside: I will avoid using the word “screamo” throughout this piece because, truthfully, it does no justice to the subject matter. The miserable realization that I should give up my search for anything closely approximating the feeling I got from hardcore punk bands of the 90's and early 2000's … Continue reading An Interview with Infant Island of Virginia

An Interview with Pile’s Rick Maguire

Green and Gray, released today I’ve become a bit disenchanted with indie rock over the past couple of years. No need to go into my reasons but suffice to say that everything is just becoming a bit uninteresting and clonish. That’s why I find myself covering more and more hardcore and post-punk artists. Let’s face … Continue reading An Interview with Pile’s Rick Maguire

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)

Keep an Eye on San Jose’s Dylan Thomas. (Interview)

This is a piece largely based on ignorance. My Ignorance. But don’t break away just yet. Because I’m here to tell you about a razor-sharp post-punk/dream pop/noise-pop band from San Jose, Costa Rica called Dylan Thomas. (A period at the end of “Thomas” is part of the name). If you google them you will likely … Continue reading Keep an Eye on San Jose’s Dylan Thomas. (Interview)