The Rabies – Adderall Girl

In the early 1980’s, The Rabies released a pair of punky powerpop singles, which have since become highly sought-after collectors items. Thankfully, both have been digitally re-released on Bandcamp. Along with those two classic releases, the NYC band reunited to bring the world two new power pop anthems, “Adderall Girl” and “You’re The Glue.” “AdderallContinue reading “The Rabies – Adderall Girl”

The Blind Owls – Something About That Girl

With their latest single, “Something About That Girl,” The Blind Owls are more explosive than ever. This Texan group are known for being one of the most raw and incandescent acts in modern garage rock, but they blaze through this track at breakneck speed and with a rabid fury. Right from the start, guitars revContinue reading “The Blind Owls – Something About That Girl”

Trigger Cut – Buster

Angular guitar-riddled post-punk with hardcore yell-talking vocals? I’m there! Trigger Cut is a German trio of modernist punk clangers and Buster is their debut full-length of disorienting noise and dismantled rawwk. Available on vinyl, CD and digital, Buster finds the band taking the absurdist punk mutations of the avant-garde classic Doc at The Radio Station by CaptainContinue reading “Trigger Cut – Buster”

May Roundup: Ash & Herb, Steve Gunn & Harmonica Lewinski

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen a few of these short reviews recently, but ICYMI, here’s a little roundup. Expect another roundup to follow later in the month with some completely new reviews. Ash & Herb – Salt Lick/Tables of Grass Fields If you have been digging the likes of PranaContinue reading “May Roundup: Ash & Herb, Steve Gunn & Harmonica Lewinski”

Neverlanded – Fluffy Unicorns United

While we might not hear the sound of grunge rock much in 2019, Neverlanded proves that it can actually not only be surprisingly fresh, but also entirely welcomed. This London power trio channels the angst-ridden misfit spirit of the cream of the early ’90s crop, like Soundgarden, L7 and Alice in Chains, and evolves itContinue reading “Neverlanded – Fluffy Unicorns United”

Now Playing: Episode 7

We return with a particularly rocking episode: Featuring: 1. Flying Motorcar  – Pullsar 2. ASMR – Drug Apts. 3. His Latest Apparatus – Three Dimensional Tanx 4. Lost in Translation – Alien Lizard 5. 73 and Rising – Shiver and Seethe Keep RCU Alive! No Donation is Too Small!  

Everyone is Dirty – My Neon’s Dead

Everyone is Dirty’s My Neon’s Dead is a hard rocking record that is utterly packed with catchy hooks and a multitude of surprises. You’re going to want to crank this one way, way up. At first glance, the Oakland, California band is a particularly skilled garage punk band, yet when you really dive into this album, you discoverContinue reading “Everyone is Dirty – My Neon’s Dead”

Now Playing: Episode 6

For the first episode of Now Playing of 2019, we take a deep dive into some very heady and very cathartic territories. Featuring: 1. Guilt Trip by Wax Dream 2. Ollim by Tengger 3. Paris Rain by Doc Wör Mirran 4. Paris by American Breakfast If you enjoyed what you’ve heard here, please check out andContinue reading “Now Playing: Episode 6”

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”