Creators Monthly

Why We Love: Kitner

The local music scene is an ever changing landscape no matter where you come from. When I started making music with my band Friday Life

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Reviews

Woo! Strange Happenings at the Windmill and Other Tangential Rants-A Review

Written with a cutting perceptiveness akin to Hunter S. Thompson, and with Anthony Bourdain’s ability to nose out juicy metaphors and similes, Woo! is a satisfying read. Like that venerable punk bible, Please Kill Me, or Henry Rollins’ hallowed tome, Get in the Van, Woo! is equal parts how-to DIY guide and spiritual helpmeet for the souls of the moshers, the music-addled and the amp-deafened.

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Indie/Indie Rock

notes from the trenches

2021 is the 10th anniversary of Trashmouth Records, and as Charlie Steen of Shame says: “Trashmouth fear no fever, no nausea or fatigue, no symptom can scare them; they are the antidote.” In light of that statement, I think we should place all our trust and possibly also all of our money into Trashmouth, as an antidote is exactly what we need right now, in so many ways.

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Indie/Indie Rock

notes from the trenches

Instead of having a quiet cry whilst reading ‘Glastonbury According to AA Gill,’ we can experience festivals in person again—at least to a certain extent.

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Creators Monthly

Why We Love: Cabin Boy

I remember my friend John “Guppy” Guptill first mentioning the idea of Cabin Boy to me last July. What immediately stood out to me about

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Pop/Indie Pop

Review: Olivia Rodrigo – SOUR

Aptly named, SOUR reflects the post-break-up resentment and bitterness and the melodramas of teenagehood. The first track of the album is ‘brutal’, a heavy riffed self-deprecating song that feels reminiscent of punk rock. It reminds me of songs off Kate Nash’s album Girl Talk, which also acts as a representation of a modern angry skeptical female perspective.

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Reviews

notes from the trenches

It’s been a whirlwind month for the poor suckers out on of the frontlines of the music industry, myself included. Like everybody else, I have

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Indie/Indie Rock

Looking Back: Submarine EP

10 years ago, Alex Turner’s ‘Submarine’ EP released, featuring songs written for the film of the same name. If you’ve seen Richard Ayoade’s Submarine, then

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Indie/Indie Rock

Looking Back: M A N I A

Fall Out Boy’s seventh studio album MANIA dropped 3 years ago today! That’s crazy how the last few years have completely flown past. So as

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