New Music Roundup — Fearless Comebacks and Hazy Undercurrents

With so much music that was recently released, it can be overwhelming and difficult to determine what to listen to. But we managed to string up a list of some of the best new releases to make things easier for you. From HAIM’s fearless comeback to the hard-hitting eclecticism of Pottery’s debut, here are some … More New Music Roundup — Fearless Comebacks and Hazy Undercurrents

Spoon Announce New Reissue Series ‘Slay On Cue’

Last year, the indie rock veterans Spoon delivered their first greatest hits compilation called Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon. It included a new single called “No Bullets Spent” and also sparked the band digging through the archives, releasing a handful of demos and rarities. And now, they’re reissuing much of their back … More Spoon Announce New Reissue Series ‘Slay On Cue’

Thurston Moore Announces New Solo Album ‘By the Fire,’ Shares “Hashish”

Thurston Moore is back with a new song called “Hashish,” which will serve as the opening track to his forthcoming album By the Fire, out September 25 via his Daydream Library Series label. “Hashish” is a shimmering psychedelic wall of sound that’s filled with a rush of hypnotic jangly guitars and Moore’s casually melodic vocals. … More Thurston Moore Announces New Solo Album ‘By the Fire,’ Shares “Hashish”

The First Posthumous Daniel Johnston Box Set is Officially Coming

A posthumous Daniel Johnston box set is on the way and will arrive on the first drop of Record Store Day, marking the late singer-songwriter’s first release since his death last year. Following Johnston’s death, his brother revealed how he left behind a large amount of unpublished music and illustrations that might one day be … More The First Posthumous Daniel Johnston Box Set is Officially Coming

A Closer Look: How Clor’s Only Album Became a Lost Indie Rock Gem

Starting today, I present to you a new weekly column called A Closer Look, where I take an in-depth look at an album I believe is overlooked. This week, I’m revisiting the self-titled and only album from the mysterious and short-lived Brixton post-punk band Clor.  During my junior year of high school, I would occasionally … More A Closer Look: How Clor’s Only Album Became a Lost Indie Rock Gem

New Music Roundup — “The Wheel’s Still in Spin”

With so much music that was released throughout the week, it can be overwhelming and difficult to determine what to listen to. But we managed to string up a list of some of the best new releases to make things easier for you. From Phoebe Bridgers’ gorgeous new album to Bob Dylan’s late-career triumph, here … More New Music Roundup — “The Wheel’s Still in Spin”

New Music Roundup — Some Fresh Pop and Resurrection from the Underground

With so much music that was released throughout the week, it can be overwhelming and difficult to determine what to listen to. But we managed to string up a list of some of the best new releases to make things easier for you. From Harry Styles’ new slick and soulful pop album to Duster’s brilliant … More New Music Roundup — Some Fresh Pop and Resurrection from the Underground

What Can We Expect from the Upcoming King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Album?

From the several singles that have been released for King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s upcoming 14th studio album, Fishing for Fishies, which is set to be released on April 26, the versatile band went from concerned environmentalists with the quirky melodic sing-along title track to the kings of thrash metal with the recent “Planet B.” Due to […]

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Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is an Underwhelming Attempt to Sound Fresh

Last summer, I left a Weezer show early because not only was it the absolute worst concert I’ve ever been to, but I thought to myself, “If I wanted to see a middle-aged man have a midlife crisis, I could just go home and see my dad dreaming of owning a motorcycle.” A show mostly … More Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is an Underwhelming Attempt to Sound Fresh

How Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’ Became an Unusual Masterpiece

An in-depth look at one of the strangest, but most innovative rock ‘n’ roll albums of all time.  “A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag Is fast and bulbous, got me?” Captain Beefheart’s acclaimed 1969 double LP Trout Mask Replica isn’t as good as some might think. Regardless of it being ahead of its … More How Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’ Became an Unusual Masterpiece

Hail Godrich! — ‘Ok Computer’ or ‘Kid A’?

It’s time to settle an issue that has been dividing music fans for a long time. It’s a sensitive topic among a certain fan base that has sometimes gotten out of control. Similar to politics and religion, it shouldn’t be talked about at the dinner table. It’s an issue where if even President Trump chose … More Hail Godrich! — ‘Ok Computer’ or ‘Kid A’?

Brockport’s Hidden Gem: Trader Shag’s Emporium

Some people think the only way to listen to music nowadays is through downloading or streaming services. However, one particular record store still standing offers an older way to listen to music. Trader Shag’s Emporium is a small independently owned record store, located on Main St. in Brockport, NY. Trader Shag’s is the only operating … More Brockport’s Hidden Gem: Trader Shag’s Emporium