Winkler hits the ground running with their debut

    Winkler For You, Now Barbersound · February 17, 2023 Boston local bedroom rock group Winkler are showing a lot of promise with their debut album, For You, Now. The band, which had been gaining traction with a steady release of singles over the past few years (most notably 2022’s “Mona”), have finally released their first […]

    Brakence perfects his sound on Hypochondriac

    Brakence Hypochondriac Columbia Records · December 2, 2022 Brakence has been teasing his new album Hypochondriac for over a year now, and fans have been frothing at the mouth with anticipation. Ever since the first single “Argyle” released in October 2021, Brakence has been dropping little hints and teasers as to what the album would […]

    Back 2 Life is the weak link in this year’s chain of Drain Gang releases

    Thaiboy Digital Back 2 Life YEAR0001 · November 18, 2022 It’s been a busy year for Swedish rap collective Drain Gang, having previously produced and released two albums to general critical acclaim. Thaiboy Digital was the last to have released a major project thus far in 2022, and now that it’s released, it’s obvious that […]

    Deadharrie releases another solid record this year in Florida

    Deadharrie Florida Allicin Records · November 8, 2022 Deadharrie’s new record Florida comes right off the tails of the release of their third album earlier this year, Summoning. Upon initial listen, it became apparent that Summoning was not only one of the most sonically intriguing indie rock records to release this year, but had some […]

    Trouble the Water is a monotonous and boring listen

    Show Me the Body Trouble The Water Loma Vista Recordings · October 28, 2022 New York-based post-hardcore group Show Me the Body recently released their third solo studio album, Trouble the Water. For the most part, their sound is consistent with their prior releases – heavy and dissonant guitar production, loud and booming drums, and […]

    Spiderr has some definite highlights, but not enough new ideas

    Bladee Spiderr YEAR0001 · September 30, 2022 Experimental and cloud rap legend Bladee returns with yet another album this year, Spiderr. Coming right off the tail of his critically acclaimed collaborative effort with Ecco2k Crest, Spiderr is comparatively a more straightforward Bladee release, filled with blissful and melodic cloud rap as well as a few […]

    Horseshit on Route 66 is The Garden’s most experimental album yet

    The Garden Horseshit on Route 66 Vada Vada · September 8, 2022 The experimental rock duo of unreasonably handsome Californian twins known as The Garden returned earlier this month with their fifth studio album, Horseshit on Route 66. While the release is fairly brief, only clocking in at about 25 minutes, it packs a massive […]

    Wet Leg’s self-titled debut is bland, homogeneous, and uninspired

    Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino · April 8, 2022 British indie rock duo Wet Leg have finally released their long-awaited debut after a string of singles that performed exceedingly well during 2021. The most popular of which, “Chaise Longue,” released all the way back in June (several months ahead of the release of this album) […]

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