Category Archives: Updates

This Just In…

It’s about that time to update BTID readers with a slew of news-like morsels that we’ve been chewing on for quite awhile now – which is what always happens during the summer-fun months. Hopefully there will be a little more … Continue reading

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Straight Up Reviews

The Shutouts Saturday Night at the Bunk House (Buzz Pop/Insubordination) A six-song EP from Pittsburgh PA’s Shutouts hits my desk and I’m once again reminded that “traditional”/pure pop punk is still alive and kicking.  The songwriting/lead vocal duties are shared … Continue reading

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The Gifted Children (Outperform Your Honor Student)

One of the greatest unknown bands in all of the world has finally released the Building Your Lo-Fi Shelter box set. I think Jeff from The Gifted Children has been talking about this for about 5 years now so its … Continue reading

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Around The Webz

It’s once again that time to point out a few areas of the web where you need to be. I’ll also mention that I added a few links to the sidebar over yonder – permalinks to my top 150 albums … Continue reading

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A Kick In The Pants # 4 – Dead Mechanical

After listening to this Baltimore-based indie/punk outfit for 3+ years, I’ve finally realized why the band is a trio. Frontman Lucas Carscadden’s voice is the 2nd guitar. I’ve always enjoyed Dead Mechanical’s music on a superficial level – it’s catchy … Continue reading

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A Kick In The Pants # 3 – Mixtapes

Cincinnati, Ohio’s Mixtapes fall in the “immensely hard to Google band names” slot, so I thought I’d bring the good stuff right to your doorstep.   Their album Maps from earlier this year is one of my new favorite discoveries, … Continue reading

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