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Kid Icarus

With perhaps the inevitable oversaturation of the indie market with ignomious band names and umpteenth-rate home recordings it’s nice to know that Scranton, PA’s Kid Icarus are still putting out records. I happened to stumble across them (and by association, … Continue reading

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Sufjan Stevens: Love and Madness in Space?

Sufjan Stevens – The Age Of Adz (2010, Asthmatic Kitty) “Boy, we made such a mess together” Matt has pleaded and begged for me to write a review for his awesome website, and I’ve always promised him I would. I … Continue reading

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Eternal Summers – Silver

Eternal Summers bring the 90’s revival Listen closer. Don’t call it beach rock. Listening to Silver by Roanoke, VA’s Eternal Summers sends visions of 1997 running through my head. Not that it sounds dated, mind you. Daniel Cundiff (also a … Continue reading

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The Great Explainer….explained

Man, listening to Trenton’s The Great Explainer makes me feel young again. I will always have a soft spot in my heart for this chunky, melodic Hot Water Music/Lifetime/Kid Dynamite-influenced hardcore. They got that nice guy/tough guy dual vocal attack … Continue reading

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Black Mamba

After sampling the Maren Parusel 7″ and Powerchords catalog on Single Screen Records I was definitely surprised to experience wistful, bedroom-dream-pop from San Diego’s Black Mamba. Quite simply, this is the Teen Dream of 2009 as Aimee Sanchez’ ethereal vocals … 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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