Review: Hesitation Wounds Revives Hardcore Punk with ‘Chicanery’

‘Chicanery,’ the sophomore album from Hesitation Wounds, invites listeners into the pit with distorted power chords and furious lyrics.

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Cherry Red’s ‘Losing Touch with My Mind’ Set Explores British Neo-Psychedelia

Cherry Red’s ‘Losing Touch with My Mind’ is a sprawling three-disc set featuring some of the best (and worst) of British psychedelia from the late 80s.

Daughters Delivers the Bads on Their Latest Album, ‘You Won’t Get What You Want’

‘You Won’t Get What You Want,’ the newest album from the Providence band, Daughters, is a challenging yet rewarding trip into the abyss.

Playing to ‘A New Standard’: Exclusive Interview With Jazz Pianist Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo

Among family, friends, and his many acquaintances, Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo is known for his infectiously positive spirit, his playful hijinks, and a smile that absolutely lights up a room.

Zola Jesus Frees Herself from Constraints on ‘Okovi’

Even if you’ve never heard the name “Zola Jesus” you’ve definitely heard the music of Nika Roza Danilova. It’s been used on several high-profile TV shows including Skins, Grey’s Anatomy, … Continue reading Zola Jesus Frees Herself from Constraints on ‘Okovi’

Cheap Trick’s ‘We’re All Allright’ Proves They Are Exactly That

Cheap Trick’s new album We’re All Allright is outstanding, veering from heavy to hooky to raunchy to sublime and many points in between.

Dion Lunadon’s Solo Album Will Blow Out Your Earholes

Best known as the bassist and guitarist of A Place To Bury Strangers for the last few years, Dion Lunadon was recently struck with a “neurotic impulse” to record a … Continue reading Dion Lunadon’s Solo Album Will Blow Out Your Earholes

Back To The Future: Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes Reviewed

If you had the opportunity to catch Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on their triumphant Wrecking Ball Tour in 2012/2013, you’ll recall that one of the show’s highlights … Continue reading Back To The Future: Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes Reviewed

Guest DJ Jae’s Stash of Wax – Long Weekend Listening

I’ve been hunting down records for years now and am stunned at the endless supply of amazing and sometimes forgotten music that’s still out there.  You need to hear this … Continue reading Guest DJ Jae’s Stash of Wax – Long Weekend Listening