Tag Archives | rock

The Rockometer: One Track Mind by Psychic Ills

                Psychic Ills One Track Mind Sacred Bones Yes, Psychic Ills have a one track mind. It says so on the album cover, right above those smiling skulls. Now, would you care to guess which track Psychic Ills have on their mind. I’ll give you one clue: Needles. [...]

The Rockometer: Chelsea Light Moving

                Chelsea Light Moving Chelsea Light Moving Matador Records In the standard Hollywood version of a breakup, man gets a divorce, man loses things, and man replaces those things with a red Mustang. Man is now vibrant and young, again. Man is free to chase other shiny, young [...]

Shout Out Louds

Shout Out Louds, shouldn’t need an introduction. This 5-piece band out of Sweden has been releasing solid music since 2003. We reviewed them back in ‘07, and I am happy to update this site with their fourth full length album Optica, which was rele…

Play Me: “Cruising with God” by Milk Music

Substitute the word “God” with “Rock ‘N’ Roll” and you’ll understand where Milk Music are coming from on their new track, “Cruising with God.” This Olympia four-piece is the type of band, who no matter whom they’re saluting, be it Guns ‘N’ Roses, as on their punny album title, Cruise Your Illusion (out 4/2 on [...]

Play Me: “Native Dreams” by Rose Windows

Some forty years past the movement’s hey day, psychedelic rock can still thrill. Witness “Native Dreams,” the new track by the recent Sub Pop signing, Rose Windows, for example. By the time the band’s debut finishes its rounds on the internet, vocalist, Rabia Shaheen Qazi will assuredly tire of the Grace Slick and Jefferson Airplane [...]