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Good Bad Times – Hinds

Album: The Prettiest Curse Artist: Hinds Genre: Spanish Indie Rock Sub-Genres: Indie rock, lo fi, garage rock Label: Mom+Pop Description: The latest tune from the Madrid-based all female quartet Hinds does not disappoint. This song is the start of a new era for the group. It brings together their classic indie/punk sound with some modern tech… Continue reading Good Bad Times – Hinds

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Tacocat Rocks 191 Toole, 1/24/2020

As a Seattle-area native, a feminist, and an a pop-punk fan, its no surprise that Tacocat is one of my favorite bands. Formed in Seattle in 2007 of singer Emily Nokes, guitarist Eric Randall, drummer Lelah Maupin, and bassist Bree McKenna, Tacocat is an indie pop-punk quartet known for their vibrant aesthetic and bubbly, humorous,… Continue reading Tacocat Rocks 191 Toole, 1/24/2020

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Algiers – There is No Year Album Review

Album: There is No Year Artist: Algiers Genre: Rock Sub-Genres: Post Punk Label: Matador Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Description: In the sea of modern post punk bands that draw their sound from the 70s and 80s, Algiers have always stood out. From the large amount of electronics and other instruments the band used to the industrial… Continue reading Algiers – There is No Year Album Review

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Two Door Cinema Club-False Alarm Review

Album: False Alarm Artist: Two Door Cinema Club Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Indie Pop, pop-rock Label: Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: False Alarm is one of those wonderful albums that is just undeniably fun to listen to the whole way through. It's poppy and dance-able, but with interesting lyrics and musical twists and turns that make it unique, standing out… Continue reading Two Door Cinema Club-False Alarm Review

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Emo Nite LA Review

It was a dark and stormy night typical of monsoon season Arizona, lightning illuminating the Hotel Congress sign and rain spattering down on the small queue forming outside the Rialto Theater in downtown Tucson. The year was 2019, but the crowd of My Chemical Romance shirts, smudged eyeliner, plaid skirts, and vans gathered outside the… Continue reading Emo Nite LA Review

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Love Wins by Hello Yello Review

Album: Love Wins Artist: Hello Yello Genre: Alt/indie Sub-Genres: Grunge, garage-rock, punk, emo, hip-hop Label: Self-Released Non-Airable Tracks: I Don't Care, Maybe Description: Love Wins is the debut EP from Oakland based trio Hello Yello. The musicians express distaste toward the idea of defining themselves by one genre, an attitude evident in their unique sound. This EP is… Continue reading Love Wins by Hello Yello Review