1 CD / Universal Music / 2014-01-21Tracks: Alive; Make Myself True; Badillac; Does He Really Care; River; Offer; Depress; Sick Shit; Cat Man; Why; No Way Out; Where the Night Ends
Artists: together PANGEA
Lyricists: William Keegan; Erik Jimenez; Danny Bengston.
Personnel: William Keegan (vocals, guitar); Danny Bengston (vocals, harmonica); Erik Jimenez (vocals, percussion); Cory Hanson (guitar)....continue...
1 DVD Video / MVD Visual / 2013-12-03Artists: Black Lips
1 CD / In the Red Records / 2013-11-26Tracks: Exit Smiles; Same Surprise; Kill the Light; Country and City; Slow Variety; 8:05; Spark in the Chain; Modern Taste
Artists: Cheap Time
Personnel: Jeffrey Novak (vocals, guitar, violin, piano, synthesizer); Cole Kinnear, Jessica McFarland (vocals); Ryan Swenney (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Andrija Tokic.
1 CD / Third Man Records / 2013-11-25Tracks: Nautiloid Reef; Leavin' Here; I Think I've Had It; To Find Out; Boogie Chillen'; Real Cool Time; Charm Bag; Sovereignty Flight; Again and Again; Thunderbird Esq.; Hate; Train Kept a Rollin'; I Just W...
Artists: The Gories
Personnel: Dan Kroha, Mick Collins (vocals, guitar); Peggy ONeill (drums).
Recording information: Hamtramck, MI (05/27/1988).
Photographer: Steve Shaw.
The importance of Detroit g...continue...
1 CD / Mint Records / 2013-11-12Tracks: We're Both to Blame; Heart of Juliet Jones, The; Coffin Foam; Sea of White; Have You Seen Her; Open it Up; Sea Horse; Dream Date; Cocaine Vouchers; I Waste Too Much Time on Myself; Hundo Pocket
Artists: Tough Age
Personnel: Penny Clark, Jarrett K. (vocals, guitar); Lauren Smith (vocals); Chris Martell (drums).
Audio Mixer: Jay Arner.
Recording information: The Family Christmas (01/2013).
1 CD / Suicide Squeeze / 2013-10-29Tracks: Couldn't Hold a Candle; Pigs; Hole in the Sky; Cold Rush; Tell Yourself; Rooster; Pick Slide; Onomatopoeia; Watered Down; Red Wine (Anymore); Cryin' in the Limelight; Dancin' Under Soft Light; Autumn
Audio Mixer: Patrick Haight.
Recording information: Friends of the Asian Library Studio, Oakland, CA; The Dock, Sacremento, CA; The Sound Compound, Morgan Hill, CA.
1 CD / In the Red Records / 2013-10-29Tracks: Eruptions; Not; T.H.T.F.; Edge of Knife; Monkey Drip; Sack Attack; Wigga, The; Purple Brain; Shot; Night Brunch; Rat Hole; Head Bag
Personnel: Carl Cirone (vocals, guitar, tapes); Peter Buxton (vocals, drums); Jordan Lovelace (vocals).
Recording information: Big Indian, NY (12/2012).
You have to admire the sheer nerv...continue...
1 CD / Slumberland / 2013-10-22Tracks: Two Faces; Human Race; Life's a Dream; I Was Not There; They're Feeding; Buy Buy Baby; No Tomorrow; Walking Without You; Well Adjusted; Comfortably Dumb; So Serious
Artists: Terry Malts
Audio Mixer: Monte Vallier.
Recording information: The Malts Mansion.
In certain circles of press surrounding Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere, the second full-length from Bay-area pop pu...continue...
1 CD / Innovative Leisure / 2013-10-15Tracks: Pray; Rattlesnake; Licorice Pizza; We All Gotta Die; Paper Thin; Persephone; Anywhere But Here; Don't Think of the Stone; Wrong Side; Better Things; Prisoner Song
Artists: Crystal Antlers
Personnel: Jonny Bell (vocals, saxophone, organ); Andrew King (guitar); Richard Dodd (cello); J.P. Bendzinski (organ); Kevin Stuart (drums).
Audio Mixer: Griffin Rodriguez.
1 CD / Goner Records / 2013-10-15Tracks: Bye Bye Roxie; True Vulture; Pretty Girls; Trouble in Mind; It's Pathetic; Lizard Liars; Rotten Sweet Tooth; Do the Stooge; My Blank Space; Little Bo Bitch; Red Light Love; Birthday Girl, The; Buried...
Recording information: Dry River; JT Recording Studios, Sherman O; Oakland, CA; Sacramento, CA; Solid Gold Studios.
Photographers: Jeffrey Howard; Ansel Adams; Paul Raggity; Jackie Roman; Renat...continue...
1 CD / Interscope (USA) / 2013-10-08Tracks: End of the World; Baby I Call Hell; Walk of Shame; Gonna Make My Own Money; Creeplife; Your Love; Lies; Bad For My Body; Woman of Intention; Raw Material; Six Feet Under
Artists: Deap Vally
Personnel: Lindsay Troy (vocals, guitar); Julie Edwards (vocals, drums).
Audio Mixer: Robert Orton.
Recording information: Infrasonic Sound, Los Angeles, CA; San Pedro Studios, Los Angel...continue...
Los Straitjackets/Southern Culture on the Skids/The Fleshtones: Mondo Zombie Boogaloo: 100 Years of Roc [Digipak] *
1 CD / Yep Roc / 2013-10-01Tracks: It's Monster Surfing Time; Ghoulman Confidential; Goo Goo Muck; Que Monstruos Son - (featuring Keith Streng/Southern Culture on the Skids/The Fleshtones); Haunted Hipster; Loneliest Ghost in Town, Th...
Artists: Los Straitjackets/Southern Culture on the Skids/The Fleshtones
Personnel: Rick Miller (vocals, guitar, Moog synthesizer); Keith Streng (vocals, guitars); Mary Huff (vocals, keyboards, percussion); Peter Zaremba (vocals, keyboards); Dave Hartman (vocals, drums, pe...continue...
1 CD / In the Red Records / 2013-10-01Tracks: Earthen Gate; Sleigh Ride; What's in My Head?; Hazemaze; Loose Sutures; Preacher; Raise; One
Artists: Fuzz (Ty Segall)
Personnel: Ty Segall (vocals, drums); Charles Moothart (guitar).
Audio Mixer: Chris Woodhouse.
Recording information: The Dock, Sacremento, CA (05/25/2013-05/31/2013).
1 CD / Universal Music / 2013-10-01Artists: Holograms (Sweden)
Swedish post-punk outfit Holograms' self-titled 2012 debut was icy and severe, pulling no punches when it came to the band's chilly world-view or most immediate reference points. Healthy doses of Fact...continue...
1 CD / Burger Records / 2013-10-01Tracks: Shaker; Sweet Talk; Wear Your Hair Like a Weapon; My Alba; What Me Worry?; Pure Posture; I'm So Bored with You; Vanilla; Dirty Hairy; Summertime Blue
Personnel: Derek Cowart (vocals, guitar); Alexander Ahmadi (vocals, guitars); Fletcher Shears (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Patrick Haight.
Recording information: The Sound Compound,...continue...
1 CD / Trouble in Mind / 2013-09-17Tracks: Pretending Your Life; ...And It's Not So Pretty; I Don't Have a Heart; Say Something; Where Am I Now?; What the Word Means; Sting, The; Your Secrets; Other End of the Line, The; It's Only Human; It W...
Artists: The Wrong Words
Personnel: Josh Miller (vocals, guitar, percussion); Ajax Green (vocals); Layla Cooper (drums, percussion).
Recording information: San Francisco (03/2013-05/2013).
The Wrong Words' secon...continue...
1 CD / In the Red Records / 2013-09-17Tracks: Sugar On Top; Crazy For You; It's Gonna Be Alright; Hot Sour Salty Sweet; Jump and Shout; Girl On the Carousel, The; Hey! Cookie; Sunshine Girl; No More Rainy Days/Sun Sound Interlude; We Come In the...
Artists: The Dirtbombs
Personnel: Mick Collins (vocals, guitar); KO (vocals).
Recording information: NY Hed Studios.
Illustrator: Lee Devito.
After the Dirtbombs took on Detroit techno and wrestled it t...continue...
1 CD / Hardly Art / 2013-09-10Tracks: Be My Prism; Black Gloves; Double Vision; Dust; Rubble; Over the Zoom; Guillotine; Heavy Horse; Hotline; Domino Moon; Ultraglide
Artists: Jacuzzi Boys (Garage Rock)
Personnel: Gabriel Alcala (vocals, guitar, percussion); Bill Skibbe (guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion); Danny Gonzalez (guitar, synthesizer, percussion); Diego Monasteri (drums, percussion, ...continue...
1 CD / Sub Pop (USA) / 2013-09-10Tracks: Taste the Diff; Spun Out; It's Sick; This Must Be Done; Pet Trust; Besetchet; Operation Bikini; Malpractice; This Girl's Opinion; Receptor; I'm Closing In; Machines; Double Jeopardy (For the Third Ti...
Personnel: Sohrab Habibion, Rick Froberg (vocals, guitar); Alexis Fleisig (drums).
Recording information: Arlington, VA; Cold Drinks.
Much has been made of the Obits' celebrated pedigree...continue...
1 CD / Merge / 2013-09-03Tracks: Born to Die; Bite My Tongue; Thorn in Her Pride; Luckiest Man; Better Luck Next Time; Darkness; Pray for Lil; Bad Boy; So Wild; Yes I Can't; I Got Made; Of Madness I Dream
Artists: King Khan & the Shrines
Lyricist: A.A. Khan.
Personnel: Simon Wojan (vocals, guitar, trumpet); King Khan (vocals, guitar); Fredovitch (vocals, piano, organ); Jena Roker (vocals); Til Timm (guitar); Simon Nussbruch (vi...continue...
1 CD / Captured Tracks / 2013-09-03Tracks: Sacred State, A; Flesh and Bone; Meditations; Ättestupa; Luminous; Rush; Wolves; Laughter Breaks the Silence; Blaze on the Hillside, A; Lay Us Down
Artists: Holograms (Sweden)
Personnel: Anton Spetze (vocals, guitar); Andreas Lagerström (vocals); Filip Spetze (synthesizer); Anton Strandberg (drums).
Recording information: Dustward Studio.
1 CD / Sacred Bones / 2013-08-20Tracks: World on Drugs, The; Slow Death Sounds; Bumpy Road; God Trip; Final Flight; Holy Ghost, The; Control the Light; Night Loner
Artists: Destruction Unit
Audio Mixers: Ben Greenberg; Destruction Unit; Kyle Keays-Hagerman.
Recording information: Vacation Island, Brooklyn, NY (2013).
Arrangers: Ben Greenberg; Destruction Unit; Kyle Keays-Ha...continue...
1 CD / Drag City / 2013-08-20Tracks: P.C.P. Crazy/Jaws; Hold Me Closer; And Suddenly; Going Nowhere; Flourish Wish; Untitled; Precious Little Time; Jaws II; Venom P. Stinger; Walking About; 26mg; Those Snakes; Before You Open My Eyes; H...
Artists: Venom P. Stinger
Personnel: Dugald Mackenzie (vocals); Mick Turner (guitar); Jim White (drums).
Recording information: Hot House (07/1986); K.A.J. Studios (07/1986); Silkwood Studios (07/1986); Stupid and Satur...continue...
1 CD / Big Neck / 2013-07-30Artists: Lost Sounds
1 CD / Crypt / 2013-07-23Tracks: Slink; A-Bomb; Watcha Want; Gimme Another Shot; Keep a Shakin'; One Way Ticket; Deep Dark Jungle; Thunder Road; 50 Megatons; City of Assholes; Come On; When She Passes By; Murdered Model; Hey Fucker;...
Artists: Fireworks (Dallas)
Fireworks includes: Darin Lin Wood (guitar); Janet Walker (drums).
A muddy, bloody lo-fi trashfest, Fireworks' debut, Set the World on Fire, attempts to do just that, but even if the only thing...continue...