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MUST-LISTEN VINYL: The Transmission Now "White Night"

The Transmission Now White Night 7-Inch EP Bethlehem, PA (Setting Records) “Frenzied punk from the Lehigh Valley…” White Night by The Transmission NOW The new 7-inch from Bethlehem, PA natives The Transmission Now is a full-steam-ahead throwback to those amazing mid-’90s Epitaph label samplers. Fervent drums, woody bass lines and bombastic guitars rule the day […]Read More »


“Athens Noisemakers Go Post-Everything on New LP” D.Y.I. by Muuy Biien Due to their penchant for poor spelling, Athens-based noisemakers Muuy Biien have decided to call their latest LP D.Y.I. – fitting for a record bathed in an authentic, charming homemade quality (albeit wrapped in a grunged-out layer of post-punk, Wire-esque drones and spikes). It’s […]Read More »

Deadkill - "No, Never!" Review

Deadkill is among a handful of amazingly abrasive, cocksure, noisy-as-fuck bands from the Pacific Northwest (most of whom have found a home with Good to Die Records). The band’s first full-length, No, Never! is a bombastic affront to your senses. In a word: brilliant. Cop it on vinyl, turn it up full blast and wait […]Read More »

VINYL OF THE MONTH: Opposition Rising

“A metric fuck-ton of guttural, hardcore fury” The sonic bombast that opens Opposition Rising’s new EP is a bit of a false start, tricking the listener into thinking they’ve perhaps picked up a raucous Cheap Trick album. But about 20 seconds in, a full-on onslaught of Boston hardcore is jammed down your throat like a […]Read More »

Von Shakes - "Bohemia" Review

“Dirty indie rock from the other side of the pond” Von Shakes, straight from Dublin, Ireland, recently produced Bohemia, and man, do they kill it on the indie punk stage. Releasing an album that’s heavy in guitar, drums and breakdowns, the band is well on their way to commanding stages around the world. Sporting a […]Read More »

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