Lustre: Grungy ‘90s Alt.-Rock That You Won’t Find on Spotify, Volume III
Gritty power pop excellence, senselessly buried in bargain bins worldwide.
Hex Machine Streams Gritty, Atmospherically-Inclined New Tune, “Spiral Outhouse”
Track premiere (+ interview) from the genre-defiant new album, 'Cave Painting'.
Mystery Grab Bag: Episode 11
Long-delayed (but no less enthusiastic) musings on Soften the Glare, Atomic Opera, Propagandhi, Meathook Seed, and then some...
YouTube Rabbit Hole: Lou Miami Edition
From obscure-yet-wonderful post-punk gems to, well... less interesting fare.
Full Album Stream: Statues, ‘Adult Lobotomy’
Ex-members of Kevlar return with eight killer tracks of diverse-yet-catchy indie rock.
Coreupt: NJHC Obscurities, Volume II
Without a doubt, one of the most truly obscure NJHC outfits of the '90s.
Track Premiere + Interview: Anna Sage, “Goddess”
Parisian metalcore unit channels classic Converge on impressive new EP.
Video Premiere: Extra Arms, “Headacher”
A real head-splitter from one of the year's best—and most power poppin'-est—LPs.
YouTube Rabbit Hole: Mega City Four Edition
A somber, pop-leaning punk plunge into an ocean of (mostly) obscure shoegaze.
Track Premiere + Interview: Extra Arms, “Under Surveillance”
Lightly shoegaze-tinged power pop from yet another potential best-of-the-year full-length.
Stream + Interview: Movin’ in Stereo, ‘My Dear Effigy’
Hook-fueled punk rockin' gold for fans of Down by Law, Hot Water Music, etc.
Muzza Chunka: Grungy ‘90s Alt.-Metal That You Won’t Find on Spotify, Volume II
Another bargain bin gem of punk-infused, grunge-metal goodness.
Seattle Trio City of Industry Tackles the Breadth of Addiction in "A Horse and its Master": Track Premiere + Interview
A minute-long plod of powerviolence-tinged hardcore meets noise rock skronk...
The 1984 Draft Streams Heartfelt Emo/Indie Gem “Wedding”: Track Premiere + Interview
In the band's own words: "recommended for fans of The Replacements, Beach Slang, The Smoking Popes, and Sugar."
Full Album Stream: Drowning, 23
Chicago hardcore outfit broadens beyond beatdown with impressively diverse sophomore full-length.
Abjection Ritual and Steel Hook Prostheses Find "No Place in Paradise" Through Joint Effort for Forthcoming Compilation, The Portrait of Mortality
"I sometimes want the world to die..."
Wicker Man: Grungy ‘90s Alt.-Metal That You Won’t Find on Spotify, Volume I
Kinda like Tad meets Stompbox, or something...