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The Endtables – "The Endtables" 98

The Endtables – "The Endtables"

The Endtables “The Endtables” Drag City When I put this record on for the first time, I was praying, praying for some good punk. Well, ask and you shall receive, my children. 1979 was...

Past Lives – "Tapestry of Webs" 14

Past Lives – "Tapestry of Webs"

Past Lives “Tapestry of Webs” Suicide Squeeze So if you were into good music at any extended period between 2000 and 2006, you might have heard of a band called the Blood Brothers. If...

Beach House: Teen Dream 143

Beach House: Teen Dream

Beach House Teen Dream Sub Pop; 2010 Well, hello there.  How are you?  It’s a pleasure to see you again. Actually it’s not…Fuck you.  I lied.  You see how I did that?  Hahahahahahahahaha!!! Some...

Les Sexareenos – "Live! In The Bed" 3

Les Sexareenos – "Live! In The Bed"

Les Sexareenos “Live! In The Bed!” Sympathy For The Record Industry With the recent back and forth between Mark Sultan and Travis, its a weird time to lay out my undying love for Mr....

Dios 1st Quarter Single 2010 download 21

Dios 1st Quarter Single 2010 download

This is the second in a series of FREE download-able singles from L.A.’s Dios. This time you get Ed’s head on the cover instead of Pat’s. Make sure to collect em all because this is our way of saying thank you for caring about our rock n’ roll!

The Best Movies of 2010! 28

The Best Movies of 2010!

(Yeah, 2010, ya cunt. You read right). By JewSqueeze Hey there, Internet! How are you doing? It’s been a long time, long time since I left you, without a dope beat to step to....

Joel Jett's 7-inches Of Love & Hate 12

Joel Jett's 7-inches Of Love & Hate

So this is my first column for reviewing 7” records. I typically buy all the records that I review. It is a rare occasion I get any kind of promo at all so if...

DOOM – "Gazzillion Ear" 21

DOOM – "Gazzillion Ear"

DOOM Gazzillion Ear [Lex; 2010] Yea, we still review rap albums every now and again. I don’t know much about MF DOOM but I always dug his shit. Probably because he’s one of the...

Vampire Weekend – "Contra" 38

Vampire Weekend – "Contra"

Vampire Weekend “Contra” Castrated Sissy Recordings Hi, I’m Meathead. I could have sworn there was already a review for this album on Buddyhead, but I guess I must have been thinking about one of...

NBC = Nothing But Crap 46

NBC = Nothing But Crap

No sooner does Conan start getting his shit packed up to move out to L.A. than the announcement comes that – don’t worry, America – Jay Leno’s not going anywhere! That’s like getting remarried, then on your wedding night telling your new wife that your ex is still going to be coming by every morning to make breakfast.

Mellowdrone – "Angry Bear" 24

Mellowdrone – "Angry Bear"

Mellowdronex “Angry Bear” self-released I really dig Mellowdrone and from what I’ve read so do tv and video game music directors.  They remind me of the good rock bands from the 90s and the...

Vampire Weekend – "Contra" 31

Vampire Weekend – "Contra"

Vampire Weekend Contra XL Recordings Congratulations on making Buddyhead’s Worst Albums of 2009 list!  Buddyhead was so “in the know” that you made the ’09 list when your record actually comes out THIS year!...

Slang Chickens – "S/T" 16

Slang Chickens – "S/T"

Slang Chickens “S/T” Psychedelic Judaism Now this is the kind of record I like getting to review! It’s a good one! Download – “Tropics” and stream the entire record via Band Camp. I get...

Dios 4th Quarter Single 2009 download 33

Dios 4th Quarter Single 2009 download

Buddyhead & Dios would like to wish you a happy holidays with this FREE DOWNLOAD. Give your wallet a rest, download this two song single from Dios and relax. This is our way of saying thank you for caring.

CFCF – "Continent" 8

CFCF – "Continent"

CFCF Continent Paper Bag; 2009 It’s very easy to gain preconceived notions about music by proxy. I recently went to visit an old friend from college who lives in West Caldwell.  His roommate is...

Robert A.A. Lowe & Rose Lazar "Eclipses" 3

Robert A.A. Lowe & Rose Lazar "Eclipses"

Robert A.A. Lowe & Rose Lazar Eclipses Thrill Jockey Records What the fuck? I feel like I’m stuck in a god awful episode of Freddy’s Nitghmares with all these bloops, beeps, bops, BBboorring. Should...

The Fiery Furnaces – "Take Me Round Again" 6

The Fiery Furnaces – "Take Me Round Again"

The Fiery Furnaces Take Me Round Again Thrill Jockey The Fiery Furnaces, a preferred band of people who wear scarves indoors and say the word “interesting,” are a lot like the annoying kid from...

Meercaz – “ST” 1

Meercaz – “ST”

Meercaz “ST” LP (Tic Tac Totally)/CD (Gulcher Records) This is it! Psychedelic space rock that twists, turns, squirms, and shuffles its way into your brain like some kind of parasite. Meercaz is the brain...

White Hills – "White Hills" 6

White Hills – "White Hills"

White Hills “White Hills” Thrill Jockey Records Set to come out in Feb 2010 this release by White Hills nods with a pretty epic tune into spacerock come down music, could I wish to...

Julianna Barwick – "Florine" 0

Julianna Barwick – "Florine"

Julianna Barwick “Florine” Florid Great… Another mindfuck album! Björk wannabe Julianna Barwick presents us her small collection of random chanting Florine. The cover art already gives a hint of what we can find inside...

Jack Rose – "Luck in the Valley" 2

Jack Rose – "Luck in the Valley"

Jack Rose Luck In The Valley Thrill Jockey Records A WEIRD Americana nod, an instrumental album by recently deceased Jack Rose, is set to come out in 2010. It calls out an instinctual side...

R. Kelly wants to get you pregnant girl! 31

R. Kelly wants to get you pregnant girl!

R Kelly has taken all of the lunacy of his 80 minute long hip-hopera, “Trapped In The Closet”, and somehow compacted it into a 4 minute genetically engineered super pop song called “Girl, I Wanna Get You Pregnant”. File this hot mess under the “So-bad-it’s-good” category!

Brilliant Colors – “Introducing” 16

Brilliant Colors – “Introducing”

Brilliant Colors “Introducing” (Slumberland Records) Being a sucker for quite o bit of twee pop, power pop, and girl group stuff I find myself really loving the whole C86 revival thing going on these...

Them Crooked Vultures – "S/T" 26

Them Crooked Vultures – "S/T"

Them Crooked Vultures “S/T” Interscope Finally, something I was excited to hear came in the mail! Finally something good to listen to! Ahh! Getting this record in the mail was news to me that...

Weezer – "Raditude" 19

Weezer – "Raditude"

Weezer “Raditude” DGC/Interscope Yeah right, sike! I didn’t actually waste my time listening to this new Weezer record. I mean why would I? We already know it sucks, let’s get totally real people! I...

Dave & Ug – Thanksgiving Cop Drama 1

Dave & Ug – Thanksgiving Cop Drama

Detectives Kent Broadstone (Dave) and Oscar Escalante (Ug) must race against the clock to solve the crime of the century! Along the way, they learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving and count their many...