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Wavves – You’re Welcome

Austin Doty

April 18, 2017

I think a lot of us are still getting over the hangover King of the Beach left us back in 2010. Nothing from the group has been quite as fun, even with the bittersweet “Dog” off 2012’s Afraid of Heights and the solid effort of V in 2015. There just hasn’t been anything to top “Post-Acid” or “Green Eyes” or most of the tracks really. So with every release I think it’s only been natural that we’ve com...

The Orwells – Terrible Human Beings

The Orwells – Terrible Human Beings

March 2, 2017

The Orwells are at it again with their third release almost three years after the well-received Disgraceland. However, with this new record comes a new set of challenges for the group: not only are they...

Moon Duo – Occult Architecture Vol. 1

Moon Duo – Occult Architecture Vol. 1

January 25, 2017

This first release of the two volumes, which will be catalogued together as the band’s fourth record, takes on the Yin of Chinese philosophy – the Yang to be taken care of in vol. 2. Roughly translating...

Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound

Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound

January 13, 2017

  This latest release is something Cloud Nothings’ front man Dylan Baldi describes as “slowed down.” Coming from the angst of the highly acclaimed Attack on Memory and that of the group’s...

Operator – Telegram

Operator – Telegram

April 11, 2016

  After a few catchy singles and a long delay of gratification, Telegram has finally debuted their record. Operator is charged with phasers in a Brian Eno inspired fashion. With such a long delay on...

Get What You Want – Red Dog Revival

Get What You Want – Red Dog Revival

February 24, 2016

The first thing to notice about this album is that it sounds like it was recorded during a performance rather than a studio. Through the endless progression of different guitar riffs and instrumental breakdowns,...

New Misery – Cullen Omori

New Misery – Cullen Omori

February 23, 2016

Coming off a Smith Westerns breakup, Cullen Omori has finally recuperated and has debuted his solo career. New Misery, in Omori’s own perspective, is a derivative of his former band’s track, “Varsit...

Golden Daze – Golden Daze

Golden Daze – Golden Daze

February 19, 2016

Enveloping their selves in L.A.’s neo/pop-psychedelic scene, Golden Daze’s debut is an aroma of waves hitting the beach and a nostalgia of old back beats. The strengths of this album are its oceanic...

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