- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
I Am Gemini (Saddle Creek). Review by John Cogburn.
Natural Selection (Sidecho). Review by P. McEver.
When the worlds of metal, punk, indie and rock collide, a boldly-billed package tour is born. Cursive and These Arms Are Snakes joined co-headliners Mastodon and Against Me! on one of the most diversified travelling circuses Jen Cray is bound to see this year.
Kodiak (Eyeball). Review by Jen Cray.
The Smoking Popes remind us of a time when Pop/Punk wasn’t an insult, and bands didn’t have to try so hard to be cool. The recently reunited Chicago band brought their sounds to Orlando and Jen Cray checked in for the fun.
What is it About This Place? (Ocelot). Review by Aaron Shaul.
My Favorite Songwriters (Five One). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Sirens (Revelation). Review by Nicholas Plante.
Saddle Creek Compilation (Saddle Creek). Review by Troy Jewell.
Offcell (Absolutely Kosher Records). Review by Margie Libling.
The Rewind EP (Fueled By Ramen). Review by Stein Haukland.
We Need A Hill (Keep Safe). Review by Stein Haukland.
A mind-blowing performance that put the audience on an emotional rollercoaster from the very first note… and that has Margie Libling lining up amongst Conor Oberst’s many suitors.
…Burn, Piano Island, Burn (ARTISTdirect). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Things have neva been better for Neva Dinova, who are currently on tour with Cursive. Stein Haukland chats with the not-on-Saddle-Creek boys from Omaha.
8 Teeth to Eat You (Better Looking / Five One). Review by Stein Haukland.
The Goods (Sick Room). Review by Stein Haukland.
Academic (Keep Safe). Review by Stein Haukland.