Category: REVIEWS

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Jacuzzi Boys

Jacuzzi Boys “Ping Pong” Mag Mag Yep folks, more Jacuzzi Boys. Ah you’re welcome. So what we have here is “Ping Pong”, Tropical Goth at its finest. I snagged this release at their most...

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Mrs. Magician

Alex Herter reviews the new one from San Diego’s classiest band Mrs. Magician.

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The Strokes

Travis checks in with the new EP from your favorite New Yorkers who sing about being skinny and drinking beer.

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Sheer Mag

Sheer Mag iii EP STATIC SHOCK / WILSUNS RC After concluding four days of working on a short film, I was the lucky recipient of a free case of Lagunitas from the DP for...

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Bleached – Welcome the Worms

Bleached  – Welcome the Worms (Dead Oceans) Second album from the Clavin sisters; Jennifer and Jessica of Mika Mike and a rhythm section consisting of Micayla Grace on bass and Nick Pilot behind the...

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Jacuzzi Boys

Jacuzzi Boys “Happy Damage EP” MAG MAG Records Well, damn. I never thought this would come to fruition. Yet, here I am writing a Buddyhead record review. I am Alex. It’s nice to meet...

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Isaac Gracie

Isaac Gracie “Songs From My Bedroom” EP Buried Crowns Ltd / EMI I hate reviewing EPs. I normally avoid them. But this one is so good I had to breakdown and give it a...

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Jules Ross reviews the new one from NYC noise-makers Winkie.

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Beach House

Beach House “Depression Cherry” Sub Pop/Bella Union I know plenty of people who like Beach House; some of whom might even say they REALLY like Beach House. That being said, I don’t know anyone...

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Dr. Dre

Travis reviews the new Dr. Dre album, “Compton: A Soundtrack”, and Axl likey.

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The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers “Born in the Echoes” Astralwerks Veteran electronic music pioneers The Chemical Brothers are back, with their eighth full length album, “Born in the Echoes.” Although this new album is totally not...

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DMA’s “DMA’s EP” Mom+Pop Music/IOHYOU If these guys would have come out 10-12 years ago, I would have been SO into them. Not that I don’t like them now, but back then I was...

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Travis reviews the debut full length player from Nashville’s Bully.

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A$AP Rocky

Travis gives A$AP Rocky some free advice and reviews his new full length in the process.

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Snoop Dogg

Travis reviewed the 13th Snoop Dogg album, “Bush”, which was produced by Pharrell.

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Travis reviewed the new return album from brit-poppers Blur.

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Death Cab for Cutie

Death Cab for Cutie “Kintsugi” Atlantic I’ve been trying to listen to the new Death Cab for Cutie record for over a week now. The key word here is “trying.” It’s not a good...

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Mojave Lords

Check out the next wave of Desert Stoner Rock from members of earthlings?, Eagles Of Death Metal, Queens Of The Stone Age, Screaming Trees, Mad Season, Masters Of Reality and more! Oh yeah….

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Travis takes a stab at the newest single from Muse.


Dead Sara

Check out the second record from this Lost Angeles alt-rock four piece….

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If you like 90’s scuzzy & fuzzy grunge punk check out this debut 5 song EP from Nashville’s Bully.

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The Eeries

The debut EP from The Eeries out on Interscope gets NUKED by Travis…. read on.

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Check out this new four song EP from one of Lana Del Rey’s collaborators/ex-boyfriends. RESULT!

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Dej Loaf

Dej Loaf “We Be On It” single IBGM/Columbia This is Detroit rapper Dej Loaf’s new single. “Try Me” it’s not. Not to say it’s bad, cuz it’s not. It’s passable, but that’s about it....

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds “Chasing Yesterday” Sour Mash This is Noel Gallagher’s second solo album since the demise of his stadium rock band, Oasis, in 2009. It’s not the collaborative album with Amorphous...

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Cross My Heart Hope to Die

Cross My Heart Hope to Die “Vita E Morte” EP Alpha Pup Records Cross My Heart Hope to Die is the eclectic art collective/multimedia project of veteran producer DJ Muggs (who’s helmed some of...

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar “To Pimp A Butterfly” Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope / Aftermath Considering the amount of reviews and think-pieces this record has spawned since its surprise early release a couple weeks ago, combined...

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Modest Mouse

Modest Mouse “Strangers to Ourselves” Epic Growing up a young punk rocker in the early 90s in the Pacific North West, specifically the cultural wasteland known as northern Idaho, the only two bands who...

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Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius “Too Bright” Matador This is the third album from Perfume Genius, who is Mike Hadreas, a Seattle songwriter. I’m may be a little late to this party, but hey, at least I...

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The Dwarves

Just when you were starting to lose faith in rock n’ roll, Blag The Ripper and his almighty Dwarves show up on the scene with their ninth (and dare I say) their best album...

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Purity Ring

Purity Ring “Another Eternity” 4AD So, this one time, I took a bath with Purity Ring. No, don’t ask me how it happened. The whole thing is a blur to me, too. I’d been...

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Belle & Sebastian

Belle & Sebastian “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance” Matador So, apparently, Belle & Sebastian are still doing music. News to me, man! File that under “Shit I Did Not Expect to Be True,”...

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Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin “Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt 2 EP” Warp You waited 14 years for a new Aphex Twin record and last year homeboy finally dropped Syro. Well, wake up cuz three days ago...

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Panda Bear

Panda Bear “Meets the Grim Reaper” Domino   If you’re calling yourself “Panda Bear,” and you’re not doing it because you’re paid to be a sports mascot or the new neighbor on Sesame Street,...

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Nickelback “No Fixed Address” Republic If you’re like most people, hating Nickelback is something of a social necessity. You can respect someone in every other way but if it’s revealed at any point that...

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Dej Loaf

Dej Loaf “Try Me” single This songs been on repeat since it came into my life last week. With it’s slowed down beats and Dej Loaf’s raw-as-fuck lyrics, “Try Me” is infectious. Dej Loaf...