The Prefab Messiahs, Garcia Peoples and Stony Sugarskull: January 2019 Round Up

Rolling right along, the first month of 2019 has been going pretty well (musically speaking, anyway!) For instance, we have yet another new cracking tune and eye-catching animated video by The Prefab Messiahs: As you can see, you really can’t keep these guys down for long. You can pick this song up here. Let’s hopeContinue reading “The Prefab Messiahs, Garcia Peoples and Stony Sugarskull: January 2019 Round Up”

Now Playing: Episode 5

Here’s one last episode of Now Playing before the close of 2018… Featuring: Night Swimming by Dentist 2. Last Breath for Autumn by Shockpowder 3. Lamb’s Ear by Nighttime -KH

The Suncharms, The Prefab Messiahs, Erika Lundahl and more: December Round Up

After one of the busiest Decembers in recent memory, all of us here at Record Crates United are getting cozy at home, putting on our beloved Christmas records (A New Possibility by John Fahey, at the current time of writing) and reflecting on another year of great music. So now would be an excellent time toContinue reading “The Suncharms, The Prefab Messiahs, Erika Lundahl and more: December Round Up”

Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 4 – New Aura Interview)

For the fourth episode of Record Crates United: Now Playing, we have a chat with Bostonian psych-rockers (and major RCU favs), New Aura. We discuss the struggles that face many independent bands today, the current state of the Boston scene and what the group has been up to over the last quarter of 2018. CheckContinue reading “Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 4 – New Aura Interview)”

Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 3)

You’re gonna want to crank this one up: Heinous Crimes – Lies Nematode – Bugs Spencer Robinson and The Wolf Spiders – Poisonous Berry Quimper – False Serpent Open Doors *With incidental music by the Harlem Pop Trotters and Brian Bennett & Alan Hawkshaw  

“La Babaduka” by Nebula Rosa

As you all probably could gather by now, I am a massive Halloween fanatic. So receiving the request to share a new video during All Hallow’s Eve of a song called “La Babaduka” by Nebula Rosa, understandably got me way beyond jazzed. Please join me in ringing in the greatest night of the year withContinue reading ““La Babaduka” by Nebula Rosa”

Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 2)

I am proud to say that this episode includes new songs by Dire Wolves, Ghost Funk Orchestra, Rowan : Morrison and Jacques Le Coque: Ghost Funk Orchestra – “Walk Like a Motherfucker” Dire Wolves – “Unfettered And Alive” Rowan : Morrison – “We Rode the Horses” Jacques Le Coque – “Getaway Car” *With incidental musicContinue reading “Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 2)”

The Frecks, Old Smile & The Return of The Duke of Surl: August Round Up

If you follow the RCU Instagram account, you would’ve seen me gush about these three releases/artists, but they all definitely deserve some mentions here. First up, we have The Frecks, a raw, no-fucks given punk group out of Tucson. This is one of the rare times where IG recommended a video for me that was actuallyContinue reading “The Frecks, Old Smile & The Return of The Duke of Surl: August Round Up”

Powersnap – Delatency

PowerSnap is a fresh new garage punk group out of NYC, and their debut EP is filled with the humor, honesty and irreverence (they use a goddamn tin whistle, and it somehow works!!) that absolutely makes them stand out from the rest of their motley DIY brethren. The EP kicks off with the smoldering “Chemistry,” whichContinue reading “Powersnap – Delatency”

The Rizzos/Top Nachos – Split 7″

It’s hard to find a more kick-ass pairing for a seven incher-split than The Rizzos and Top Nachos. Due out August 4th via the highly prolific King Pizza Records, The Rizzos/Top Nachos split vinyl release boasts two killer tracks per band that are so good, you’ll be spinning this bit of plastic on your turntable forContinue reading “The Rizzos/Top Nachos – Split 7″”