Queens of the Stone Age Come Back Swinging with “The Way You Used To Do”

In terms of rock n roll bands, I consider Queens of the Stone Age to be one of my first loves. Around the time that I started to get in to them when I was a teenager, they already had an impressive discography for me to dive into. They had tracks that were fast, razor-blade … Continue reading

Ride Comes Back with a Good (but not Great) Record

It’s 2017. Considering that hoverboards aren’t a thing (and what is passing off as them is total bullshit) and we have an orange haired man-child running the country, you wouldn’t be unwise to lower your expectations. Living through a number of lackluster band reunions has prepared me for this. For American bands, this especially rings … Continue reading

Radiohead Put Out Something Great for the First Time in Nearly 10 Years

“Holy shit, this is a lovely track” was not something I thought I’d say about Radiohead in this decade and yet I’ve said it twice today. Aside from last year’s “Burn the Witch,” I haven’t liked anything the band has done in the 10 years since In Rainbows. In fact, some of the shit they’ve … Continue reading

Cigarettes After Sex Release Their Excellent Self-Titled Debut

Ever since it came out 3 years ago, I’ve been slightly obsessed with the soundtrack to the film the Guest. The film itself is great as well (and one I would have added to my best of list in 2014 if I had been more on the ball), but one of the reasons I think … Continue reading

Tim Darcy Kills It On NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

My introduction to Tim Darcy was his recent concert on NPR’s Tiny Desk. Before, I had only heard his name in passing as he was the supporting act for a leg of Angel Olsen’s past tour. The description of the Tiny Desk Concert caught my eye because they painted him as a Lou Reed meets … Continue reading

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