The good people down at Feedspot informed me that Record Crates United is one of the top 50 alternative rock blogs and websites for alternative rock fans! How amazing is that??!! Well I’m dead gobsmacked to say the least! I never would have expected to be featured on anyone’s top list ever for anything, soContinue reading “RCU Declared One Of The Top 50 Alternative Music Blogs by Feedspot!”
Keeping the tradition going, here’s the third installment in my Record Crates United mix. It features tracks from releases that I’ve reviewed and/or posted about here.
The Movements Like Elephants 1 & 2 Sunrise Ocean Bender Records Swedish rockers, The Movements, are all over the map. Like the greatest of bands, they can’t be nailed down to one genre or label, being truly their own brand of rock music. Most of Like Elephants 1 & 2 can be described as havingContinue reading “The Movements- Like Elephants 1 & 2”
E Gone All The Suns of The Earth (Sunrise Ocean Bender Records) All The Suns of The Earth in one word? Mesmerizing. Each of the tracks here captures the listener and lulls them into a hypnotic state in their own unique ways. For instance, on “Blind Tribe”, the repetitive tabla, electronic beats and guitar/ukulele interplayContinue reading “E Gone- All The Suns of The Earth”
You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons Population IV Cardinal Fuzz (2015) With roasting guitars, exploding drums and an overall sound that is so fried, it’s crispy, You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons are back with their glorious blend of ground-shaking garage jamming and acid-drenched metallic rock outs. I wasContinue reading “You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons- Population IV”
Anthroprophh UFO (2015) Cardinal Fuzz Can Cardinal Fuzz do any wrong? With excellent release after excellent release, this Yorkshire based label at the helm of one Dave Cambridge, is the very thing that acid record collector’s dreams are made of. Each album on the label is obviously crafted with great love, from the aesthetic andContinue reading “Anthroprophh- UFO”
Buffalo, New York. Tarnished. Wounded. Abandoned. As my younger brother and I rolled into town, the streets were completely deserted save for a few plastic bags blowing in the wind like manufactured tumbleweed. The sky was dark with storm clouds, and the vast buildings that surrounded us were covered in soot and other signs ofContinue reading “The Black Angels. August 4th, 2012”