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”

Antietam – Rope-A-Dope

Antietam Rope-A-Dope (1994) Homestead Records CD Rope-A-Dope screeches and buzzes with a coarseness that would have been generally welcomed in the early 90s, nearly post-grunge musical underground. Compared to Elba, there is a general murky darkness that exists in the atmosphere of the album. Yet despite the possible grunge comparisons, the lyrics, singing style, expertlyContinue reading “Antietam – Rope-A-Dope”

Antietam Until Now/Rain

Antietam Until Now/Rain (1986) Homestead Records 7’ vinyl 4.5/5 Capturing a band’s sound and personality and representing both well on a seven-inch piece of plastic is often hard and not done all too frequently (especially on the debut single). However, Antietam’s Until Now is a fair Polaroid of where the group was and sounded likeContinue reading “Antietam Until Now/Rain”