Black Lips – Arabia Mountain

 The Black Lips brand of Superman psyche-rock blows the mind once again with their Arabia Mountain release (Vice Records). It’s gotten to the point where these guys can just basically sit at the table and whip out a record on demand. I mean, who do they think they are??

The Stills – Without Feathers

When you throw the sophomore release of Montreal’s The Stills in your computer, and if you use RealPlayer, the genre description for the band is listed as Post-Punk. After the release of their Vice debut Logic Will Break Your Heart in 2004, which featured many opportunities for a raucous, dance-off, including “Ready For It” and […]

Panthers – Things Are Strange

Power house drumming, fuzzy lint-covered brash guitar, bullhorn whooping lyrics and stabilizing bass are what compile to result in the Pathers latest release, Things Are Strange, released on Vice Records. A tad Jesus Lizard, a bit Tool, this five-piece from Brooklyn is heavy, almost hardcore, not too garage or punk. By avoiding any major genre […]