REVIEW/THESIS: Thee Oh Sees Are the Garage Rock Equivalent of Cocaine

A little background on why I wanted to write this post: I graduated from grad school a month ago (which is not a big deal, but if you want to send me some belated “congratulations” checks, I’m not NOT gonna cash them). As if the ceremony wasn’t languorous enough, they dedicated an extra 45 minutes … Continue reading

White Fence Drop Their First Music Video Ever

Honestly, I’ve never dug more than a handful of this dude’s songs. I know it’s not exactly kosher to compare active bands nowadays, but I’ve always thought in the Ty Segall vs. Tim Presley fight, Ty comes out swinging and gets more hits in. Not that Presley is untalented because he held his own on … Continue reading

Bass Drum of Death Announce New Album, Coming to Nashville in September

Mississippi riff machine John Barrett is known for his dirty but catchy riffs that he puts out under the name Bass Drum of Death. While this is pretty much his trademark, it seems that he’s shifting from the laptop to an actual studio for his upcoming record, Rip This. Due out October 7th via Innovative … Continue reading

The Black Keys Drop New Single – “Fever”

Has it really been 3 years since El Camino came out? Considering each of these dudes have been staying busy either with touring or producing other bands, it’s not like we’ve had a drought. In fact, I still fairly burnt out on them. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I don’t like them anymore … Continue reading

The Dandy Warhols Are Coming to Nashville

In the almost two decade old friendship/rivalry between the Dandy Warhols and the Brian Jonestown Massacre, it’s not hard to deduce that I pledge allegiance to the Cult of Anton. I mean, c’mon – they have the much better songs, the cooler style, and something that the Dandys lacked for much of their fleeting time … Continue reading

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