Cunninglynguists – A Piece of Strange

Continuing to redefine what it means to be a rap group from the South, the critically-acknowledged duo known as Cunninglynguists has dropped their third release, A Piece of Strange, on LA Underground Entertainment. Prior releases, Will Rap for Food and Southernunderground (Featuring rapper SOS), were merely introductions that set the stage for the latest powerhouse […]

The Drift – Noumena

Today, turning off CNN and playing Noumena is an escape from the brutal reiterations of desperation and mourning in New Orleans and across the nation and world. The subtle, bizarre, chaotic intro makes me want to urp; but I blame George Bush and Jack Cafferty for much of that. So, I play it again, louder, […]

The Fall of Troy – Doppelganger

From Yes to Dillinger Escape Plan, Blood Brothers to The Mars Volta, loads of influences, both contemporary and classic, The Fall of Troy is a band whose musical impressions are reciprocated with destruction, grace, and originality. The threesome seems to be suffering from multiple personality disorder, greeting you with deftly confrontational guitar acrobatics and soaring […]

The Perishers – Let There Be Morning

It’s still warm and active outside, but before you know it, the days will shorten and become colder, causing most of us to nest inside. It’s the chilling elements of the outside that seemed to be the internal influence of The Perisher’s Let There Be Morning, having lived and written the album from their hometown […]