Review: The Exit

The Exit "New Beat" (Some Records) Any band that have the ability to play songs that sound reminiscent of The Police deserve some respect.  The Exit plays in a melodic pop-rock/emo style and bring some...

Review: Generators

Generators "From Rust to Ruin" (TKO) Comprised of unreleased and out-of-print songs from earlier albums, this CD is full of good, solid street punk.  The Generators serve up plenty of sing-a-long...

Review: The Gravity Index

The Gravity Index "Self-Titled" (Modern Radio Record Label) Whenever you hear a saxophone, I'm convinced one of the following three images comes into your mind.  Your options are either, A) Bill Clinton;...

Review: The Now

The Now "Self-Titled" (Robotic Empire) First, second and third of all, the fact that this is a re-pressed edition of the bands self-titled EP, that it came out originally over a year ago, and the lead...

Review: The Sun

The Sun "“Love & Death EP”" (Warner Bros. Records) What is about jangley rock music that is so fucking exciting?  Every time I hear bands like The Sun the Nirvana “Lithium” video where Kurt...

Review: The Velvet Teen

The Velvet Teen "Out of the Fierce Parade" (Slowdance Records) I like to hear bands that don't sound like their target demographic are kids 12 to 17 years old, a mature sound is in short supply these...

Review: The Vets

The Vets "Self-Titled" (Modern Radio) Odd time signatures, massive blasts of mathamatical rock, moments of soft introspection, this is The Vets.  If technicality does it for you than thses guys are going...

Review: Thistle

Thistle "Oxygen Ep" (Tiberius Records) This record is a bit confusing to me. I don't hate it, but don't really love it either. Thistle have an indy rock feel to them, which isn't necessarily a bad thing...

Review: Tony Romanello

Tony Romanello "Counting Stars”" (Engine Shed Records) It seems the Frog Queen Jeremy Enigk has been dethroned.  The former Murmur front man Tony Romanello has really outdone himself with this album,...

Review: Tourniquet

Tourniquet "Where Moth and Rust Destroy" (Metal Blade) The vocals are definitely going to be of a love them or hate them variety and I for one, compelled towards an obsessive enjoyment of the bizarre, of...