Album of the Year: Club Night – “What Life” (Interview)

What Life, released April 5, 2019 on Tiny Engines (John's Pick) Bear witness to the unmistakable sound of nails begrudgingly being pried from atop the coffin of meaningful indie rock. Something is stirring in Oakland, Ca. A spirit and energy I believed to be a thing of the past has resurfaced and I find myself … Continue reading Album of the Year: Club Night – “What Life” (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

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)