The Prefab Messiahs – “Bubble” Music Video

(cover image photo by Samuel D. Quinn) Start your week off on a surreal note with a brand new music video from The Prefab Messiahs. Boston’s psych-garage pop legends, The Prefab Messiahs, are back with “Bubbles,” a catchy new song with a trippy and sardonic animated video. Ripe with sizzling riffs and a biting socialContinue reading “The Prefab Messiahs – “Bubble” Music Video”

Holiday Music Roundup

While COVID is still stalking us like a pissed off Krampus, we have to stay in and avoid celebrating the holidays in groups this year. With that in mind, you need to party even harder at home on your own to make up for it, so you’re going to need plenty of great new holidayContinue reading “Holiday Music Roundup”

October 2020 Roundup

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, this autumn has been an especially phenomenal season for new records. With everything going on in the world right now, we needed it. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the very fine releases that we’ve been digging this month… SPAZA feat. Ariel Zamonsky, Gontse Makhene,Continue reading “October 2020 Roundup”

Brooklyn Drum Collective Presents​.​..Live at Our Wicked Lady

The Brooklyn Drum Collective and Our Wicked Lady are both invaluable resources to indie and fledgling artists in the Brooklyn area, so it’s a total thrill seeing them team up together with a hellishly tight roster of indie garage and punk bands on this killer live release. The Brooklyn Drum Collective is a totally grassrootsContinue reading “Brooklyn Drum Collective Presents​.​..Live at Our Wicked Lady”

September 2020 Roundup

Seeing that so many amazing albums came out on the same day last week, I figured I’d get September’s Roundup post done early and cover them here along with a few other new releases that have been getting constant airplay around RCU Towers. Hip to it below… L.A. Witch – Play With Fire West CoastContinue reading “September 2020 Roundup”

June 2020 Roundup

There’s plenty going on in the world right now that’s far more important than what I have to say about music. However if you’re anything like me, taking an occasional break to get lost into some tunes might be the best way to process all of the heavy stuff and stay centered. So here’s aContinue reading “June 2020 Roundup”

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”

April 2020 Roundup – Volume 2

While we all may be stuck at home, great music continues to pour in through our mailboxes and computers. Here are some more of the best sounds that have reached our ears this month… The Prefab Messiahs – “21st Century Failure” Always with their finger on the pulse of society’s ills, The Prefab Messiahs haveContinue reading “April 2020 Roundup – Volume 2”

February 2020 Roundup

We’re only eleven days into February, and we’re already overwhelmed by how much good music is coming out this year. Here’s a roundup of some of the best and most unique new things that we’ve had in our ears as of late… With Great Care – s/t With Great Care, AKA Grainger Weston, creates vivid synthContinue reading “February 2020 Roundup”

Francie Moon – All The Same

Francie Moon completely obliterates all expectations with the expanded cassette release of All The Same. The New Jersey band kicks the tape off with a sludgy acid rocker that Bardo Pond would be proud of (“First Wave”), and then spirals off into a variety of contrasting directions, like laid-back dub grooves (“Dear Love”), or etherealContinue reading “Francie Moon – All The Same”