Category Archives: prog

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 – 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 – Grown Ups, “More Songs”

– Grown Ups More Songs Big Scary Monsters (2010) – Post-hardcore-tinged indie.  Or maybe it’s more like indie-tinged post-hardcore?  Whatever.  It doesn’t suck, which is what’s important.  Despite an almost spindly sound, there’s definitely a backbone of basement shows and … Continue reading

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Random Record Review – The Reptilian, “Boy’s Life” EP

– The Reptilian Boy’s Life EP Count Your Lucky Stars (2009) – Now normally I prefer “Predator” to the “Alien” franchise, but the Alien-themed song titles of this sweet little slice of punk/prog/post-hardcore might sway me over to the other … Continue reading

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