Now Hear This: Mister Strange | Nothing At All EP

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Hailing from Manchester, the self-described Wunder-Fuzz band Mister Strange have created significant buzz with a run of high-octane live shows and their 2021 debut EP...

Now Hear This: Dead Horses | Sunny Days

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “When Dead Horses burst on the scene with Ballad For Losers in 2017 — arriving directly from the acid-induced foggy lands of weird Ferrara —...

Now Hear This: Nathan Roche | A Break Away

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “It’s Sept. 3, 2014, and a 24-year-old Australian arrives in Paris, accompanying a punk band on a European tour. He decides not to go home....

Now Hear This: Pseudo Mind Hive | Eclectica

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “This is our new EP Eclectica. It is a soulful, bizarre and unique cacophony of different influences, approaches and sounds, just like us. We worked very...

Now Hear This: Erkan Ocaklı | Bir Çar​ı​klı K​ö​ylü Baba

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Erkan Ocaklı’s Bir Çar​ı​klı K​ö​ylü Baba contains 12 tracks of psych-disco-funk-folk-soul sounds of Turkish library music from the late 1970s. All tracks are taken from...

Now Hear This: Human Expression | Love At A Psychedelic Velocity

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Human Expression’s Love At A Psychedelic Velocity is a collection of unbelievably great psychedelic garage rock from 1966-’68. Up there with the Thirteenth Floor Elevators,...

Now Hear This: Wipes | Making Friends

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Wipes are a new band from the Allentown/Bethlehem area that might sound quite familiar — perhaps because the band started as almost an offshoot from...

Now Hear This: Gord Downie & Bob Rock | The Raven & The Red-Tailed...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Gord Downie, the iconic frontman of The Tragically Hip, and Bob Rock, the legendary producer perhaps best known for Metallica’s Black Album, have released the...

Area Resident’s Classic Album Review: Mott The Hoople | Brain Capers

Recently I was telling my bandmates about just how damn good the first Mott The Hoople album is. (You should get it). The bass player agreed, but firmly suggested...

Area Resident’s Classic Album Review: Kevin Ayers | Odd Ditties

What does it say about a whimsical, true alternative artist when it seems their best record is an album of B-sides, rarities and unreleased songs? That their really weird...

Classic Album Review: Ms. Dynamite | A Little Deeper

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   British hip-hop thrush Niomi...

Classic Album Review: Phil Collins | Testify

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   I heard that Phil...

Classic Album Reviews: The Ramones | Loud, Fast: Their Toughest Hits / Marky Ramone...

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Don’t get me wrong:...

Classic Album Review: Various Artists | Die Another Day Soundtrack

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   I used to think...

Classic Album Reviews: David Cross | Shut Up You F—ing Baby! / Jello Biafra...

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   One man’s comedy is...

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