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Three Reasons Why it’s time to rock Kittenhead (LA)

Kittenhead are available on Bandcamp. by Walter Price   “Because everyone likes a little pussy” and those same people love themselves some good ole rock n’ roll. I should know, I’m a part of that crowd and West Hollywood’s Kittenhead are purveyors of solid So-Cal-roller derby rock. A little punk, hints of metal, smidges of rockabilly, memories…

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EP Review: Field Trip – Evening’s Over

Field trip is on Bandcamp. by Walter Price   Galway, Ireland’s pop-rock outfit Field Trip, not to be confused with the plethora of other bands of the same name, have a fresh five-track EP titled ‘Evening’s Over’ (Citog Records). The release is filled with Lemonheads, Dinsaur Jr., and Teenage Fanclub riffs and lyrical heft. Take those comparisons and add…

3 Reasons Why Lydia Loveless Real

Lydia Loveless Real Out Now. by Walter Price   Last week I was having another listen to Lydia Loveless’ fittingly titled album Real and as with all previous listens I knew I loved it. But did I dig the artist herself? A question I’ve kicked around for the past few years. And just by chance,…

would be goods

New To Me: Would Be Goods Miss La-di-dah

Would Be Goods “Miss La-di-dah” discovered.   by Walter Price   The Would-Be-Goods single “Miss-la-di-dah” is taken from their 2004 unheard of by me album The Morning After, so Excusez-moi if I sound naive. What I am is blown away by this raw garage-psyche-pop gem that scrambled my senses when I learned it was not recorded in the…

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Rich Girls Return Open Water

Rich Girls return w/ Love is the Dealer by Walter Price   Rich Girls have returned with a new single “Open Water” from their highly anticipated forthcoming release Love Is the Dealer, due out September 6th. The fresh track finds the band utilizing their instantly recognizable guitar sounds in a dark and spacious atmosphere. The…

Leeona Emerald and Ariel Emerald

Mirage Nice & Perfect

They’ll sculpt your face until you’re good… by Walter Price   Right, the raw surface tones of “Nice & Perfect” are easily psych Nirvana and Offspring in a track that brings a refreshing dark-angst garage-rock not gonna take it lament. Ontario Canada’s Mirage (Leeona Emerald and Ariel Emerald)  may have done their homework on American…

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The Y Axes Meteorite

We look the same, never been much for sleep… by Walter Price   Hey, The Y Axes! That San Francisco far out outfit of indie pop purveyors are at it again, this time with a more solid sound. Not to say that their Sunglasses & Solar Flares wasn’t a great listen but as I am…

The Naysayers

A Naysayers Bloody Christmas

Spent my Christmas morning picking up possum guts… by Nathaniel Parbery   Only Christmas story that might be interesting was my Xmas last year. It was my first Christmas away from home (I grew up in Perth and had flown over for every Christmas up until last year). My girlfriend and I were house sitting a…