Tag Archives | rock

Wand

Wand’s debut release, Ganglion Reef, is right up my alley. It’s fuzzed-out vocals and guitars, pounding drums, crashing cymbals and grimey synths throughout hit me right where it counts. Joining up with Ty Segall’s Drag City imprint …

Play Me: “I am Mark E. Smith” by Fat White Family

Where the Fat Whites differ from similar instigators, like the Black Lips, for example, is that the jams actually have enough quality to enable a listener to look past all of the other distractions. These lads enjoy fucking with the familiar sounds of American garage, psychedelic rock, and country just as much they like fucking with the those still trying to figure out if this act is real.

Play Me: “Empty Faction” by Cult of Youth

  The line between being provocative and a tasteless asshole can be a thin one. Like Danish punks, Iceage, many have used the word fascist to describe the Brooklyn band, Cult Of Youth, and its leader Sean Ragon. As far as I know, Ragon hasn’t dressed up like a klansman for a music video, like […]

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