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Five Songs, 8/20/2022

The Mortals, "Hangin' On" The Mortals played garage rock, like a lot of the Estrus Records bands, but with a little bit more of a greasy edge to things. The reverb and sneer on the vocals give things a twist from just playing it straight...

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Five Songs, 7/7/2022

Witchcraft, "You Bury Your Head" If you're thinking to yourself "this damn thing sounds like it was recorded in a basement", congratulate yourself on your fine ears. It was recorded in a basement, proudly, using vintage equipment. Plenty of bands are out there trying to...

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Five Songs, 6/30/2022

Prefuse 73, "Eve of Dextruction" Way, way back in probably 1995, I remember making fun of some prehistoric website where someone clearly wanted to be a music reviewer but had no idea how to approach it. He attempted to a bunch of songs, but after...

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Five Songs, 6/22/2022

Overwhelming Colorfast, "Coming Down" It's another largely forgotten mid-90s underground rock band! Overwhelming Colorfast put out three records, all of them pretty solid exercises in Hüsker Dü-esque melodic loud rock. That comparison, by the way, is pretty much required due to Bob Reed's singing so...

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Five Songs, 6/10/2022

Bedhead, "Haywire" Bedhead is the musical equivalent of a weighted blanket. Lambchop, "The Gusher" Lambchop is, uh, a velvet smoking jacket, a faded photo of your grandparents, a mostly empty bottle of rye, and a ticket stub for a concert that you can't actually tell...