Tag Archives | punk

Purling Hiss

Philadelphia trio Purling Hiss’ new album Weirdon is 11 tracks of fuzz drenched, poppy goodness. Check out toe tapper “Learning Slowly” (below) for a taste of the goodness.
Weirdon is available now from Drag City. You should buy it.

Play Me: “Hollywood High” By Mike Hudson and the Pagans

  Any Cleveland rocker worth their salt knows about the town’s importance in the birth of American punk rock. Names like Pere Ubu, Rocket From the Tombs, and The Dead Boys are passed down from generation to generation with the type of reverence conservative politicians pay to our nation’s founding fathers. Dig deeper, and you’ll […]

Protomartyr

Detroit 4-piece Protomartyr’s sophomore release, Under Color of Official Right, and first with Hardly Art is an indie rock meets punk rock meets post punk hybrid of stabbing, angular guitars and bludgeoning drums. 14 tracks blasted through in …

The Rockometer: 1984 by Ryan Adams

      Ryan Adams 1984 Pax-Am   Everyone has a Ryan Adams in their music collection, an artist they followed closely as their career began and whom they’ve slowly stopped following as the years went by and each new release became a game of is it ok to listen again? For me, my Ryan […]

The Rockometer: The Physical World by Death from Above 1979

      Death from Above 1979 The Physical World Warner Bros/Last Gang   Note to clown rocker, Gene Simmons, and everyone else who trots out the old line, “Rock is dead.” Rock ‘N’ Roll is not dead. The ’70s are dead. The era of arena rock is dead. But that old spirit of Rock […]

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