Tag Archives | rock

Play Me: “Nail Polish” by BAMBARA

BAMBARA’s approach to punk rock is like an everything bagel — Keep throwing more and more stuff into the recipe and see what sticks once its cooked. The noise on a track like “Nail Polish” is relentless. There’s the unhinged guitar screech and industrial clatter of A Place to Bury Strangers and the mad professor [...]

The Rockometer: English Little League by Guided by Voices

      Guided by Voices English Little League Rockathon Records Nostalgia has its limits. While the past ten years has seen practically every big name alternative rock and indie rock band round up the mates for another go at it, there has been a gathering sense of late that ’90s nostalgia rock is nearing [...]

The Rockometer: Floating Coffin by Thee Oh Sees

                Thee Oh Sees Floating Coffin Castle Face Records Did you find The Flaming Lips’ latest album, The Terror, lacking the the kind of wonderfully weird vibes Wayne Coyne and company had built their career upon? Yes? Well read on, because the San Francisco garage rock outfit, Thee [...]

Play Me: “It’s In You It’s In Me” by Sloan

The last time the long-running, Canadian power pop act, Sloan, came through Cleveland, they were celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1992 album, Twice Removed with a two set show which included the album from front-to-back and a second set of their greatest hits. Inspired by how well the anniversary tour was going, they mentioned [...]

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