We’re not talking about the art supply store – we’re talking about LA’s latest weird pop maker. Sam Flax just released their debut cassette, Age Waves, on Burger Records [with an LP release "in the works"] and it has us grooving pretty hard. Sort of along the same lines of Ariel Pink – Sam Flax is creating some pretty heavy 80s driven glam/disco/pop jams. We know that’s not typically our bag – but sometimes we get down. Check out the track “Fire Doesn’t Burn Itself” below and you’ll get what we’re talking about. The cassette was released in an edition of 250 – so get on it before they’re all gone. And once the LP release rolls around, we’ll be sure to let you know.
TWO WORDS: FUCKIN RIPPER. That’s the best way to describe Milk Music’s new LP Cruise Your Illusion that came out last month via Fat Possum. Mixing the best elements of the Wipers, Husker Du, and maybe even a little Neil Young, Milk Music have really set the bar with this one with Nick Coxen’s shredding ability…
We read the blogs, we check the boards, we keep out ears close to the ground, but still we somehow miss out on big news from time to time. Case-in-point: a track from the new Oblivians record was released a month ago! Did you know that shit? We did not know that shit. The track,…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….