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″”

Erin Pellnat – Do It For Dinero [Indie Folk/Folk Pop]

Erin Pellnat’s “Do it for Dinero” is a delightfully strange song that never ceases to surprise and entertain. The submission email that I received for this track had “unusual female songwriter song for your consideration” in the subject header, and within the body of the email, Erin further noted that this track “sounds very, well…different.”Continue reading “Erin Pellnat – Do It For Dinero [Indie Folk/Folk Pop]”

The Royal They – Foreign Being [Garage Rock/Punk Rock/Indie Rock]

The Royal They, a totally stunning punk garage outfit, recently released what may be one of the hardest rocking albums to have come out of Brooklyn for some time. Put out on cassette by our good friends over at King Pizza Records, Foreign Being packs quite a punch. The album features snarling, aggressive guitar andContinue reading “The Royal They – Foreign Being [Garage Rock/Punk Rock/Indie Rock]”

Pizzafest 4

(Speaking of festivals…) Hey music fans, as you may have noticed, many of my recent reviews have been for bands on King Pizza Records. If you liked what you read/heard from those posts and happen to be in Brooklyn between the 23rd ad 24th, you should check out the label’s annual festival, Pizzafest. Held atContinue reading “Pizzafest 4”

The Mad Doctors- No Waves, Just Sharks

The Mad Doctors -No Waves, Just Sharks Brooklyn’s The Mad Doctors refer to their sound in their Facebook bio as being: “two parts fuzz, one part reverb, and a jigger of formaldehyde.” After hearing the first 20 seconds or so of No Waves, Just Sharks’ opener, “The Ballad of Jort Dad,” you can see that theirContinue reading “The Mad Doctors- No Waves, Just Sharks”

Thee Creeps- Grave Pop

Thee Creeps – Grave Pop Back in March of this year, King Pizza records unleashed a cassette filled with some of the noisiest, catchiest garage-punk grime this side of Black Lips, by NYC/NJ natives, Thee Creeps. The album opens with a total cataclysmic rocker that rips at a skyrocketing pace with fuzz guitars and crashingContinue reading “Thee Creeps- Grave Pop”