Rocket From The Crypt, "Guilt Free"
The essential insight of Rocket From The Crypt, that garage rock is even more fun with a saxophone involved, is an elemental truth of music. It's a lesson that more bands should learn.
The Mr. T Experience, "Our Days...
Devin the Dude, "Do What You Wanna Do"
You're never going to guess what this song is about! (It's weed.)
The Pixies, "All the Saints"
23 years passed between Trompe Le Monde and Indie Candy, time where Frank Black spent a lot of time making...
Pete Rock & CL Smooth, "For Pete's Sake"
From the stone-cold classic Mecca And The Soul Brother, this song is typically excellent. Every song on this record hits hard, it's incredible.
PJ Harvey, "Ascending"
squinting Yeah, I suppose that this IS an ascending track, isn't it?...
Helmet's debut album on Amphetamine Reptile Records was a savage and self-assured record, and they backed it up by touring heavily and blowing people away. Then, Nirvana blew up huge and the major labels started looking for heavy rock acts to sign to...
The Roots, "Becoming Unwritten"
Rising Down is fantastic. But this song is just an interstitial thing.
Army of Juan, "Chicken"
We're deep into Moon Ska's bench here with this band, who released one album in 1997 and then disappeared. It never caught on with me...