Category: REVIEWS

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DMA’s

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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Bully

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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Blur

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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Muse

Travis takes a stab at the newest single from Muse.

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Dead Sara

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

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Bully

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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NiGHTMARE BOY

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

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...

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Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins “Drum + Fife” Single BMG Records This is the third single to be released from Billy’s forthcoming Smashing Pumpkin record. A couple weeks ago I reviewed “One And All” and maybe...

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Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris “Motion” Columbia I’m not too big on DJs so I figured I’d just listen to one song from this album and review that. I just didn’t wanna bite off more than I...

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Smashing Pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins “One And All” single BMG “One And All” is the second single that’s been released from the upcoming “Monuments to an Elegy” album from The Smashing Pumpkin. I left the S off...

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Dirt Dress

Dirt Dress Revelations EP Future Gods / Lollipop Records Well, from the sounds of this new EP the LA post-punker’s known as Dirt Dress have done grown up! Gone is the band that was...

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The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips “With a Little Help From My Fwends” Warner Bros. I can’t stand The Flaming Lips. I think they’re boring, abuse gimmicks, are massive dorks, their music has zero balls, zero angst...

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Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore “The Best Day” Matador Growing up a white teenager who was into underground music in the 90s, it really felt like you were supposed to like Sonic Youth. If you were into...

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Mark Lanegan Band

Mark Lanegan Band “Pantom Radio” Vagrant Records Weird, Vagrant Records put this out? Since when have they attempted to put out good records? I applaud their efforts. Lemme start this off by saying that...

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Shellac

Shellac “Dude Incredible” Touch And Go Where has the bloody time gone? Has it really been seven years since that last Shellac record? And has it really been fourteen years since their career highlight...

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Earth

Earth Primitive And Deadly Southern Lord Earth has been standing on the periphery of metal for as long as I can remember. Sure, their early works could be argued into the doom metal genre,...

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YOB

YOB Clearing The Path To Ascend Neurot Recordings When the metal world focuses their adoration on a band, telling them you’re not crazy about it is much like telling your fiancée you hate his/her...

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J Mascis

J Mascis Tied To A Star Sub Pop Dinosaur JR used to be an ear-bleeding experiment in pop songs played through fuzzed out guitars, with the amps turned to such a level that their...

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Pallbearer

Pallbearer Foundations Of Burden Profound Lore Records The underground metal elite have been enthralled with Pallbearer since their 2010 three-song demo, but most of the world got punched in the face with their 2012...