LISTEN: ‘PING PONG’ LP by Jacuzzi Boys
Sep30

LISTEN: ‘PING PONG’ LP by Jacuzzi Boys

‘PING PONG’ LP by Jacuzzi Boys By Julia Tolstrup Among the things in this vast and ever-expanding universe that make me unreasonably happy, a good beat and driving guitars are near the top of the list. Florida-based garage band, Jacuzzi Boys’ latest offering “Ping Pong” hands out plenty of both. The band slammed back into the rock scene with the record, loaded with energy and dark irreverence. The...

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LISTEN: ‘Wrapped in Air’ LP by TRUE
Sep26

LISTEN: ‘Wrapped in Air’ LP by TRUE

By BoC After releasing a few singles that garnished attention from Spotify playlists and the BBC 1 radio, TRUE has finally released their debut LP, Wrapped in Air. Truly a labor of love, the duo had a limited schedule to make the album. “..we found two blocks of 4-5 days to record the vocals, write lyrics, and write new songs” says Rico, one half of the duo, ” I was in the studio every minute I could find, most of...

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Album Review: ‘Animal Races’ by Cool Ghouls
Aug13

Album Review: ‘Animal Races’ by Cool Ghouls

Another Stepping Stone By Cory Healy Photo by Arvel Hernandez A lot has changed since Cool Ghouls’ sophomoric outing A Swirling Fire Through The Rye in 2014. We’re at peak psychedelic-revival on a global scale in 2016, which may or may not be directly linked to the ongoing Cold War 2.0 we find our world leaders repeating. Despite borderline aggressive resistance by PR kits, being labeled ‘retro’ is no longer a dirty word for a band,...

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ALBUM REVIEW: California by Blink 182
Jul13

ALBUM REVIEW: California by Blink 182

By Jessica Kane New Beginning Blink-182 are standing defiantly on the precipice of an uncertain future. News of a new producer, a new singer, and a farewell to a founding member last summer left fans and cynics anxiously waiting to see if the band could pull off their next move. On California, the band shows that they are determined to preserve the soul of Blink-182 by marching furiously into the sun, drums blazing. Accomplished...

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