Scott Hunter's Posts
Ex-Breathers, “Falling Away”
A dark, blunt blast of rapid-fire hardcore.
Channeling cult rituals with The Ukiah Drag
Transformations from a gang of unheralded Florida bands into one unified force.
Ty Segall, Manipulator
Ty Segall proves he can focus, but it comes at the cost of asking the same from us.
Special Victim – Future Death
Buried in the fuzz, the math rock, and the post-hardcore lies a pop record.
Viking, “The Feeling”
Start your day with a soothing song that may or may not be about murder.
The Furthest Point of Tobacco
Tom Fec discusses how Tobacco has reached its furthest conceptual marker.
Rat Conspiracy – Unwound
With no perceivable plans on cashing in heavily, Unwound present an honest boxset.
Tomorrow’s Hits – The Men
The Men graduate from their Crazy Horse phase into their inevitable dad-rock era.
THRU. U – White Rainbow
Shallow instructions and rhythmic shortcomings mar the latest White Rainbow record.
Scott H. Biram: One on one with the One-Man-Band
We even tell Scott our favorite Willie Nelson joke.
Golden Drugs, “Friends”/ “Struggling Attacker”
An Oakland band with songs that cross the beautiful with the horrifying.
Dispelling the misconceptions of art rock with Guerilla Toss
Further discussions include exercising dick muscles, New England Patriots, and Matt Damon.
Initiation – ERAAS
ERAAS’ sophomore album is marred by a descriptor of "dark," which is used in vain.
Surrender to the Fantasy – Magik Markers
Magik Markers return with a cleaner direction, but remain rooted in No Wave.
Wish Hotel EP – Ducktails
Ducktails latest EP is easy listening, purposely uninspired like a quotidian drag.
The Beets and their kings of Queens
Daytripping around Jackson Heights with a borough-loyal punk institution.
Savior – Shark?
Shark?’s latest deals mainly passing the time via pop punk nostalgia.
The stable life of Sebadoh's Lou Barlow
The aging rockers' ageless existence in the middle ground of success.
Disconnect – TV Ghost
TV Ghost’s third album is like a scripted post-punk horror show.
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