Category: Vinyl

The Riptides: Canadian Graffiti (Something to Do)

The Riptides Canadian Graffiti (Something to Do) Canadians, the longtime punching bags of their neighbors to the south, are clearly having the last laugh. While we elected quite possibly the dumbest egotist in the world, they had to put in…

Caustic Casanova: Pantheon: Vol 2 [7-inch] (Retro Futurist)

Caustic Casanova Pantheon: Vol 2 [7-inch] (Retro Futurist) At one time, the nation’s capital was a hot bed for ground breaking bands like Bad Brains, Fugazi, Minor Threat, Slant 6, and my personal favorite—Jawbox. Although tD.C. isn’t what it used…

Escape-Ism / Light Beams: Split [7-inch] (Lovitt)

Escape-Ism / Light Beams Split [7-inch] (Lovitt) In their press release Escape-ism is defined as “the found-sound-dream-drama,” “the grieving widow of rock & roll,” the “press play and run away group.” Now, call me an old jaded music writer who…

Lydia Loveless: Boy Crazy and Single(s) (Bloodshot)

Lydia Loveless Boy Crazy and Single(s) (Bloodshot) Growing up on the family farm and in her father’s country bar in Coshocton, Ohio, it was inevitable that Lydia Loveless would end up in the music business; I mean what else was…

Petal: Comfort [7-inch] (Run For Cover)

Petal Comfort (Run For Cover) Petal is the project of Scranton, PA talented singer/songwriter Kiley Lotz. The band made their mark a couple years back with their debut album ‘Shame.’ Mixing lo-fi guitar work and indie pop with confident, but…

Absolutely Not: ‘Errors’ (No Trend)

Absolutely Not Errors (No Trend) At a time when employment experts worry that AI-powered technology and modern robots will start taking over manufacturing jobs, maybe the musicians should have the same fear about the music industry. Absolutely Not, an electronic,…

Rosanne Cash: King’s Record Shop (Legacy)

Rosanne Cash King’s Record Shop (Legacy) Thirty years after its initial release, Rosanne Cash’s vital album ‘King’s Record Shop’ is seeing the light of day again with this beautiful vinyl edition. Released by Legacy Records on 180-gram vinyl, ‘King’s Record…

The Heck: Waiting in Line b/w Why? 7″ (Dirty Water)

The Heck Waiting in Line b/w Why? 7″ (Dirty Water) Singer/songwriter and guitarist Henri Keefman has long history in music with his previous bands de Kaufman and the Miracle Men. He is also half of the current duo Sensational Second…

Tunabunny: PCP Presents Alice in Wonderland, Jr. (HHBTM)

Tunabunny PCP Presents Alice in Wonderland, Jr. (HHBTM) With a title like ‘PCP Presents Alice in Wonderland, Jr.,’ you kind of know what you’re in for. Spread across two records, this 28-song, 75-minute opus is a pretty bold experiment for…