Rosey – A Great Day to be Swallowed by a Whale

This summer has been an absolutely killer time to be a fan of Memphis musicians. Multiple bands and songwriters have been putting out their best work in the past few months and it's been incredibly exciting. Normally this would be a problem, because I am a drunk shut-in who won't leave his back yard unless … Continue reading Rosey – A Great Day to be Swallowed by a Whale

Of Creative Satisfaction: An Interview with Daughters/Way Out’s Nicholas Sadler

Photo by Rianne Garrido Daughters re-imagined and beautifully corrupted their sound on last years You Won't Get What You Want. In actuality, I got exactly what I did not know I needed. The album has an almost industrial edge to its rhythm section and singer Alexis shouts and wails his grim and poetic brand of … Continue reading Of Creative Satisfaction: An Interview with Daughters/Way Out’s Nicholas Sadler

An Interview w/ Cris Crude of Pg99/Pygmy Lush/Malady

"All Corpse Are Bastards" by Cris Crude If you look at punk rock linearly, starting with, say, The Velvet Underground or The Stooges and ending somewhere around whoever has the balls to call themselves punk in 2019 (I don't really need the headache of trying to puzzle that one out right now), an extremely pertinent … Continue reading An Interview w/ Cris Crude of Pg99/Pygmy Lush/Malady

Jeromes Dream Emerges Unblemished from a Time Capsule (Interview)

Jeromes Dream "LP", out July 19th on Microspy Evidence to support any band reforming and, as a whole, being worth a fuck after decades of inactivity is typically very slim. If there are any exceptions to that, save Connecticut's Jeromes Dream, to date, they escape me. JD have rolled the dice against the odds of … Continue reading Jeromes Dream Emerges Unblemished from a Time Capsule (Interview)

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