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”

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)”

Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 1)

While I may never be able to have the time to cover every artist or album that I want, I could at least cover much more with the help of my new mini-podcast series, Record Crates United: Now Playing. Every couple of weeks, I will be featuring a few new songs by independent artists and labels,Continue reading “Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 1)”

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″”

Henrik Appel – Burning Bodies

Henrik Appel’s debut solo record, Burning Bodies, combines elements of garage rock, singer-songwriter and post-punk in a way that is so strikingly original, it comes off as beautifully, if not shockingly pure. Being a veteran of the Stockholm garage scene, Appel has long since proven himself to be quite a force of rock, yet here heContinue reading “Henrik Appel – Burning Bodies”

Peach Kelli Pop – Gentle Leader [Garage Rock/Power Pop/Punk]

Modern garage rock legends, Peach Kelli Pop, are thankfully back once again with the great Gentle Leader. Eight years since the release of the first PKP album, Allie Hanlon, the founder/sole full-time member and songwriter of the band, is still cranking out highly original and unbelievably satisfying power pop/sugary punk nuggets. While some of theContinue reading “Peach Kelli Pop – Gentle Leader [Garage Rock/Power Pop/Punk]”