The Past Presents is typically where I take a fresh look at an older album, either because it’s regarded as a classic album and I’d like to see if it still holds up, or because it’s an album I feel is special and it never really got the love it deserves. For me, [...]
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The buzzsaw pop of Herzog has long been a favorite of locals in the Cleveland rock scene, and now, it seems as if others are beginning to notice. This Brooklyn Vegan piece is but the latest shout out: Indie rock, in the trad ’90s sense, has probably been fully explored by this point but something […]
Following the news of signing to the esteemed label, Infectious Music, Brisbane’s DZ Deathrays are proud to reveal their newest single, the bravado infused – “Reflective Skull”.
Due out on June 9, “Reflective Skull” is the latest track to be taken from the bands forthcoming album, Black Rat, & continues to disclose the duos evolving progression.
After signing with I Oh You in Australia & touring for the past few years with acts like Foo Fighters, Ratatat, Sleigh Bells & at festivals such as Reading & Leeds + The Great Escape, Black Rat was recorded over the course of 6 weeks, which took in 16hr days, at The Grove studio in Australia with producer Burke Reid (MSTRKRFT, The Drones, The Mess Hall) – & shows a truly amazing progression, whilst remaining true to their signature self, from their debut Bloodstreams.
Black Rat hits stores sometime in August.
From the credit where its due department: As much as Jack White’s new single, “Lazaretto,” suffers from clinical ADHD, and as much as the one memorable melody is nothing more than a rote recreation of ’70s funk, it does have some redeeming qualities. Ok, it has a redeeming quality and that is the return […]
Now, this is a little better from Akron’s favorite sons. While “Fever,” the first track released from The Black Keys forthcoming album, Turn Blue (5.13 on Nonesuch), sounded like every track on El Camino, the duo’s commercial breakthrough and artistic hole of an album from 2011, the title track finds the boys stretching out […]