Tag Archives | rock

Golden Void

Golden Void are a 4-piece band out of San Francisco. Their style is a throwback to the heavier rock bands of the 70′s, and they bring everything from that genre to the table, soaring vocals, heavy rhythms, huge riffs, plenty of hooks, and lots o…

The Rockometer: All Hell by Daughn Gibson

Daughn Gibson All Hell White Denim Daughn Gibson’s bio is nearly as unbelievable as his music. In introducing their recent signing, Sub Pop Records described him as a long-hauler who picked up his DIY ways from time spent in punk and metal bands. But, that golden baritone? Where did it come from? Surely, not from [...]

Album Review: Death Grips – NO LOVE DEEP WEB *NSFW*

It was said that when death-hop trio Death Grips signed to Epic Records, the powerhouse label was so determined to sign the crass group that they would not let any of them leave the building unless the dotted line was filled. Blasting their way into the music scene last year with the release of their debut album The [...]

The Rockometer: Circles by Moon Duo

Moon Duo Circles Sacred Bones Even the most ardent supporters of Moon Duo, and guitarist Ripley Johnson’s other band, Wooden Shjips, for that matter, have to admit the songs all start to sound the same after a while. Granted, that’s the point. Johnson’s compositions, steeped in the San Francisco psychedelic tradition, rely heavily on repetition [...]

Play Me: “Valedictorian” by Dan Friel

Despite the fact that Dan Friel the solo act is now the primary act, not much has changed, if we’re to go by “Valedictorian,” the first track he’s released released since the dissolution of Brooklyn noise-makers, Parts and Labor. Many of his former band’s trademarks have remained intact — There are the swirling bursts of [...]