Kerrraaang! came the sound from behind my wall, in my older brother's bedroom. It was his first weekend home from college and he'd returned to our small Indiana town with new toys: a CD player and a copy of Nirvana's Nevermind. Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! The noise, which started when Kurt Cobain st ... More >>
Yep, this is the cover art. We all know Ty Segall can blast out some of the best face-melters of anyone in San Francisco the world right now. But guess what? Dude can write some pretty sweet songs, too. With melodies and stuff. That's the takeaway from Goodbye Bread, the new album from this ... More >>
The jukebox at the Last Call.The heyday of authentic jukeboxes is long over. With many bars installing those nasty touchscreen digital Internet boxes, the old school record-flipping kind of jukebox is a dying breed. And this is in the town that originated the concept of jukeboxes back in 1889. So ... More >>
Structure & Cosmetics (Sub Pop)
The hilarious homofabulous-ness of Gravy Train!!!!
Meric Long and Logan Kroeber break the singer/songwriter barrier
To Find Me Gone
Is Louis XIV just another hot-to-trot retro rock band, or something far more sinister?
A couple of former punks score a bull's-eye with Poison Arrows, their punk-inspired non-punk debut
Electric Warrior (Expanded)
Clubbing till the fat lady sings
The psychedelic folk of wandering minstrel Devendra Banhart
Here It Comes (Devil in the Woods)
Waiting on Egypt/The Bible Belt,Texas/Dead Men Tell No Tales (Secretly Canadian)
Sgt. Mario's Lonely One-Man Band
Vue's The Death of a Girl