【review/rate】luster / turbulence

released 2020, awater/lust records. It's a new decade and Los Angeles based shoegazers Luster dip their toes into the water with debut album 'Turbulence".  It's a tightly-knit half hour of ethereal strumming, epic walls of noise and dreamy crooning that's bound to get you in your feelings. "Used to Feel" and "Dream" are certified slots... Continue Reading →

【review/rate】brockhampton / ginger

Not even a full year since their last full length, Brockhampton return with another LP and i'm not quite sure how I even feel about Brockhampton anymore. While I don't mean to start the review off on a grim note, perhaps it may well be that I've not had enough time with 'Ginger' to really... Continue Reading →

【review/rate】yackle / frank throw

released 2019, air the room. Yuuki Yamaguchi makes a splash with his first full length album under his DJ alias "Yackle". One can't help but be impressed at the level of technical prowess at work here, especially once you learn that Yackle is only 18 years old! "Frank Throw" is chock full of features from... Continue Reading →

【review/rate】the novembers / angels

released 2019, magniph. After releasing a track from this album every week or so, The Novembers' seventh full album is unleashed in full today, a stunning darkwave tinged rock affair smothered in shades of Nine Inch Nails, Meat Beat Manifesto and more. While there aren't too many new songs if you were listening to each... Continue Reading →

【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 →

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