Matt Sharp and The Rentals have always attracted a stellar cast of musicians to help them assemble their popsong symphonies.
Part of what will be known as the Great Australian Psychedelic Expansion, Bananagun is more incense and lava lamps than strobes and smoke machines.
As you may suspect, Peter Bjorn and John hail from Sweden, and as you may expect, they do Anglophonic indie pop better than the Anglophones.
Supremely independent for going on three decades, Superchunk’s incisive nervous energy is still one of the purest indie highs you can find.
A Dark Murmuration of Words (Everyone Sang /Thirty Tigers). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Kooky Spooky In Stereo (Gloopy Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Cult classic Warning From Space gets a welcome Blu-ray reissue.
Ghost Tattoo. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Static songs from a dynamic performer fill the house at this minimalist cabaret.
Put Down That Weapon (Y&T). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Sound Salvation is resurrected with a howlingly good Halloween playlist that will weak the dead at your All Hallow’s Eve bash.
Brace Yourself (Pirate’s Press). Review by Scott Adams.
To make illuminati hotties for your gathering, splash melody and harsh noise into a tumbler, drop in some production trickery, and shake until you hear a dizzying howl emerge