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Five Songs, 8/24/2022

Kowloon Walled City, "Diabetic Feet" This is from the first Kowloon Walled City record, Gambling on the Richter Scale, where they are bringing back that Unsane sound. There's something about that vocal style in particular that really reminds me of that band, which is of...

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Five Songs, 5/23/2022

Thou, "Prayer to God" Thou released two covers collections in 2020, with Blessings of the Highest Order being all Nirvana covers, and A Primer of Holy Words being miscellaneous tracks from other artists. This, of course, is the Shellac tune, a feel-good ditty from 1000...

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Five Songs, 2/21/2022

Monobody, "Curry Courier Career" Is there such a thing as a math jam band? I think there might be. Trigger Cut, "Fireworks" This is just pure throwback to mid-90s Amphetamine Reptile stuff. It makes the Pavement band name a little off, though, they should have...

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Five Songs, 8/20/2021

Black Moon, "Enta da Stage" Black Moon's 1993 classic, Enta da Stage, could not have been released at a worse time to get attention. The synthesis of the jazz-inflected beats of Native Tongues and the street rhymes of New York City would have been massively...

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Five Songs, 2/15/2021

Grandaddy, "Now It's On" I think I've used this space before to kind of lament how Grandaddy hasn't really connected with me. I can see the quality, but it's just never really clicked. This is a fine tune, though. American Music Club, "Outside This Bar"...