Tag Archives | rock

Purling Hiss

Philadelphia trio Purling Hiss’ new album Weirdon is 11 tracks of fuzz drenched, poppy goodness. Check out toe tapper “Learning Slowly” (below) for a taste of the goodness.
Weirdon is available now from Drag City. You should buy it.


Canada’s Alvvays (pronounced “Always”) bring a fuzzy, sugar-coated brand of indie pop that is almost impossible to stop consuming.
My favorite track from their self-titled debut (and one of my favorite tracks of the year) “Arch…

The Rockometer: Life/Thrills by Lower Plenty

      Lower Plenty Life/Thrills Mexican Summer   I’ve been writing about music long enough to know some prime bullshit when I read it. Not every band is going to change your life. Not every band hyped on Stereogum, Pitchfork, or Spin is going to be the next Raiohead or whatever it is the […]

Play Me: “Hollywood High” By Mike Hudson and the Pagans

  Any Cleveland rocker worth their salt knows about the town’s importance in the birth of American punk rock. Names like Pere Ubu, Rocket From the Tombs, and The Dead Boys are passed down from generation to generation with the type of reverence conservative politicians pay to our nation’s founding fathers. Dig deeper, and you’ll […]