Category Archives: pop

random record review – V/A, “Friends With Benefits”

– V/A Friends With Benefits Love/Hate Records (2010) – I like Love/Hate Records. They always take interesting chances with records and bands, so this compilation, featuring a ton of songs (including unreleased tracks) from the likes of the grunge-esque but … Continue reading

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Random Record Review – So Adult, “Rookie”

– So Adult Rookie Raptor’s Delight (2011) – SHOCKING PUNK ROCK CONFESSIONS; I never really liked The Replacements. Besides “Bastards Of Young” (covered by everyone and their mother), their songs just didn’t really do it for me.  I point this … Continue reading

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Help a local band out!

Local Columbus indie band Harboring Ghosts have a Kickstarter going to raise money for their first REAL recording and getting Chris Crisci of The Appleseed Cast to record. You can check their Kickstarter band page and video out right here, … Continue reading

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Random Record Review – Helen Earth Band, “Our Own Ghost City”

– Helen Earth Band Our Own Ghost City self-released (2010) – OK no lie, Helen Earth Band is a really weird name for a band and it took me a while of rolling it around in my mouth and my … Continue reading

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Random Record Review – Insouciant, “Dresser”

– Insouciant Dresser Not Rock (2010) – I know Insouciant basically means “jaunty” or “carefree” to an extent, but honestly, this band is anything but.  Despite the simplicity of the sound, there’s a surprising level of subtle, below-the-initial-listen intricacy here … Continue reading

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Random Record Review – Sundowner, “We Chase The Waves”

– Sundowner We Chase The Waves Asian Man (2010) – I adore Sundowner. There was a very weird period of my life where the first album, Four One Five Two, was the only record that mattered to me, and to … Continue reading

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