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The Rockometer: m b v by My Bloody Valentine

                My Bloody Valentine m b v I heard the jokes, too. On Saturday, February 2nd, the night Kevin Shields and My Bloody Valentine finally got around to releasing their forever delayed follow-up to their 1991 breakthrough album, Loveless, Twitter was buzzing with a mix of frustration and [...]

Widowspeak

Widowspeak is a two-piece band comprised of Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas. They recently released their second full length album Almanac, on Captured Tracks earlier this year. Musically they have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, but Molly Ha…

Watch Me: “Junkyard” by Extra Medium Pony

As the story goes, Extra Medium Pony’s album 11868 was written after vocalist/guitarist Rick Spitalsky (Volta Sound/Dreadful Yawns/Afternoon Naps) went through an especially rough break-up. “Well that’s f’in interesting,” I can practically hear the sarcasm now. And to a degree, you’re right to be unimpressed by break-up records. They’ve been around as long as Rock [...]

Play Me: “Shout It Out” by Mikal Cronin

Mikal Cronin may be best known as a long-time touring and recording compadre of the San Francisco garage-rock, whiz kid, Ty Segall, but he has his own career, too. Wedged in between Reverse Shark Attack, the 2009 album by Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin, tours with the Ty Segall Band and an album with the [...]

Foxygen

Foxygen is a breath of fresh nostalgic air. Sounding like they stepped out of a time machine sent to the future from the 60′s, Foxygen shows us 20 and 30-somethings what we missed by being born in the 70′s and 80′s. Jagjaguwar descr…

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