Ryan Auffenberg’s website describes his sound as “Joy Division plays the Eagles.” A more appropriate description would be “Glen Frey plays the Eagles.” Auffenberg’s first album on Evangeline Records, Marigolds, is just as earnest and overwrought as many Eagles songs, without any attempt at rock.
The Bug’s debut album London Zoo is very much influenced by the dancehall music scene. This is especially expressed on the opening cut “Angry,” which features veteran reggae artist Tippa Irie. With driving percussion and sweaty synths, this song was made to move the body. However, the mind is moved as well, as Tippa follows […]
Loud, unabashed, unforgiving, relentless, rock-n-roll music; Deadbubbles are contributing to a style of music made famous by late 70’s early 80’s punk-rock. The production quality may also remind you of this era. Chalk-full of “sex, drugs, rock-n-roll” attitude, Frienemies is reminiscent of such acts as The Misfits, Dead Kennedy’s, Iggy Pop, and The International Noise […]
You Don’t Know: Ninja Cuts (Disc Three)Ninja TuneAside from the mysterious missing track, and out-of-order songlisting on Disc Three of the Ninja Tune compilation You Don’t Know: Ninja Cuts, this disc was pleasing from the start. Lucky for me, I knew what Coldcut’s “Atomic Moog” sounded like from their previous 97’ release, Let Us Play, […]