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Parquet Courts :: Light Up Gold

Yep. Last I checked, we’re still post-punk. And that means that Light Up Gold, the first widely available release from Texas-born New Yorkers Parquet Courts, is still relevant. The group, who put out a limited-run cassette a year ago, is fronted by A…

School Of Seven Bells – “Secret Days”

New York electro-dreampop duo School Of Seven Bells released their sharp album Ghostory earlier this year, and in a couple of weeks they’ll follow it up with a new EP called Put Your Sad Down. “Secret Days,” a track from that EP, is an atypically buoyant and fun piece of zero-gravity pop, with all of [...]

The Cooly Fooly Space Age Funk of The Outfit, TX

I blame only myself and maybe Shea Serrano for not putting us up on the The Outfit, TX sooner. The latter is the foremost chronicler of Houston rap and I like to think of myself as the kind of guy who would sense the disturbance in the force created from an album called, The Ballad… Continue reading »

MHz Legacy ft. Blu – Yellow + Blue

The group consisting of rappers Copywrite, Tage Future, Jakki Da Motamouth and producer RJD2 are releasing their first full-length self-title album, MHz Legacy. It’ll also features appearances by Danny Brown, Slug (of Atmosphere), ILL BILL, Slaine, Oh No, with production by Harry Fraud, Marco Polo and !llmind. MHz’ fifth and final member, Camu Tao, who [...]

The Gaslight Anthem – “Skinny Love” (Bon Iver Cover)

Why, it was just last week that we heard Gaslight Anthem covering Foo Fighters’ “Everlong,” and already we’ve got another seemingly random cover from the band. Their version of Bon Iver’s breakout track, “Skinny Love,” is featured on the Gaslight Anthem’s new Here Comes My Man EP. To me, it sounds a little bit like [...]