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The Rockometer: S/T by Metz

Metz S/T Sub Pop Metz have the right references. Listen closely to their self-titled debut and you’ll hear reminders of Mudhoney, The Jesus Lizard, Fugazi, and even Nirvana’s Bleach. Metz have the right home in Sub Pop Records, and one of those references, Mark Arm of Mudhoney, works at Sub Pop and is on record [...]

The Super Vacations

My introduction to the Super Vacations came by way of a 7″ split that I received in the mail. I hadn’t heard of either band on the split, and had no idea what to expect when I put the needle down. The driving rhythms and psych-tinged guita…

The Rockometer: Local Business by Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus Local Business XL/Beggars Group Are you familiar with the concept of an earworm? It’s a simple concept, really. An earworm is a song that gets stuck in the listener’s head after one play and refuses to go away. They’re nasty buggers. No one of their own volition walks around to the tune of [...]

The Mountain Goats

I’m sure to a lot of you The Mountain Goats are not new, in fact we posted a few of their songs back in 2004. To those of you who haven’t heard of, or taken the time to listen to them, there is never a better time than now.
The Mountain Go…

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