Category Archives: post-hardcore

random record review – Carpenter, “Sea To Sky”

– Carpenter Sea To Sky Gold Stock (2011) – I was having a conversation with my fiancee about a friend’s recent joke regarding some sort of hip-hop meme floating around the Internet, based off a popular rap song from a … Continue reading

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Random Record Review – Transit, “Keep This To Yourself”

– Transit Keep  This To Yourself Rise Records/Run For Cover Records (2011) – In a hypothetical black-and-white world of music and music appreciation, there are two types of musicians.  There are the ones that make music because they have to, … Continue reading

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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 – 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 – Rapid Cities/m0ck, “Split 7′”

– Rapid Cities/m0ck Split 7″ Love/Hate Records (2010) – Rapid Cities, to me, are always a great band to listen to when you’re in the mood for spastic art-stabby post-hardcore, while mOck remind me a lot of Hot Water Music … Continue reading

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Random Record Review – Thinking Machines, “Work Tapes”

– Thinking Machines Work Tapes (TMvFM (2010) – Wow.  Vocals straight outta Jawbox, son! OK, only partially.  Still, Work Tapes by Thinking Machines is an interesting post-punk start to a record that definitely is drawing on a late-80’s and early-90’s … Continue reading

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