【review/rate】weezer / teal

released 2019, crush music. I'm normally a sucker for cover albums, but usually artists at least try to add their unique flavors to the songs they update.. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. Weezer came out of nowhere with an album that plays it entirely too safe, with no real flavor amidst these cover... Continue Reading →

【review/rate】tallies / self-titled

released 2019, kanine records. Released on my 25th birthday, the debut Tallies album is remarkable, a dazzling hint of greatness and things to come from the infant band. There's no shortage of immediately memorable tracks, as the record hits you in the face with three back to back cuts (Trouble, Mother, Midnight) that don't miss... Continue Reading →

【review/rate】goth dad / fade ep

released 2018, 735654 records dk. Last weekend, I decided to kick off my year of shows with a stacked bill of local texas groups (Houston's Small Chair & Astragal, both faves of mine, and San Antonio's Vonna, who are also brilliant), and the only band I wasn't familiar with prior to was Mississippi's Goth Dad. ... Continue Reading →

【review/rate】youth / unscathed

released 2018, moonbus records. Hailing from the picturesque Newfoundland, Youth's latest release "Unscathed", is an ideal soundtrack for a relaxing evening in. Perfect for studying, perfect for laying in bed alone and lost in pensive thought, and almost perfect in its production and ambition. "Outside Briefly" is a dream pop infused instrumental that has solemn... Continue Reading →

【mini rate】boygenius ep

released 2018, matador records. A collaboration of three distinctive songwriters (Julien Baker of Forrister, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers) that wrote and produced a solemn and soothing EP in a matter of days. That's what I call genius, alright. Bite the hand ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Me and my dog ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Souvenir ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stay down ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Salt in... Continue Reading →

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