Clearwater’s Wolf-Face Bring Irreverent and Fun Punk Rock to Gramps

Take the Ramones’ attitude towards unison, blend in a little jangle pop with some agitprop ‘80s references and you might just be able to begin understanding and appreciating Clearwater’s most ardent Michael J. Fox fans, Wolf-Face. Yup, molding themselves after the 1985 Rod Daniel cult classic Teen Wolf, these four punkers, fed up with the rigidity of their former outfits, […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Jack White – “Lazaretto”

In a February 2013 interview with Rolling Stone, Jack White admitted that his then-forthcoming album was “definitely not one style” of sound; rather, it was of several. Vagueness has often been a hallmark of White’s public persona. Be it his cryptic iconography and imagery with The White Stripes or his misleading statements that ex-wife Meg White was actually his sister, […]

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18 Recent Life Changing Albums

Over the course of the last 2 months I’ve been jotting down the names of bands and releases that have grabbed my attention and gone totally unnoticed by the general public. Below are eighteen* releases accompanied by micro reviews (in no particular order) that will change the lazy complaint of ” there isn’t any good music anymore” to “holy shit this band just changed […]

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Ume – Monuments

Ume (pronounced Ooo-may) is a power trio from Austin, TX and they have been knocking at the door of mainstream rock success for a few years. With the release of their latest album, Monuments, in March they may have just kicked it in altogether. Fronted by guitarist and vocalist, Lauren Larson, Ume has hit their stride as a guitar-driven rock […]

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