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Play Me: “Don’t Play With Guns” by The Black Angels

Originally written as a response to the Batman slayings in Aurora, Colorado, The Black Angels‘ new single, “Don’t Play With Guns,” isn’t just heavy in terms of subject matter. The first track from Indigo Meadow (out April 2nd), finds the band ditching the poppier sounds of their most recent release for the dark, droning guitar [...]

Play Me: “I’ve Got a Wild Feeling” by Milk Music

By now, we should all be used to Fat Possum Records eating up as many buzz bands as they can. The days of the label being home to The Black Keys and a bunch of old blues men are long gone. Still, the news that Olympia longhairs Milk Music signed to Fat Possum seemed a [...]

The Rockometer: S/T by California X

                California X California X Don Giovanni Records By deftly straddling the line between power pop and hard rock, Big Star and bigger guitars, Guided by Voices “Motor Away” and Motorhead, Badfinger and Soundgarden’s Badmotorfinger, California X’s self-titled debut is the type of album you’ll know whether it [...]

Five Favorites: Possum Dixon

Possum Dixon is one of the most underrated bands of the 90′s. They were masters of their craft, which was playing infectious 2-4 minute power-pop songs that hooked you from the opening chords. Their first two albums, Possum Dixon and Star Maps,

Gliss

You won’t find much about Gliss on their site, their label’s or their publicist’s. Their official channels prefer to keep an enigmatic air about the band offering not much more than “Gliss is a Danish/American three-piece.&#8221…

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