Album Premiere/Review: LIT. MAJOR’s ‘Generosity’

Album Premiere/Review: LIT. MAJOR’s ‘Generosity’

LIT. MAJOR Generosity (Community Radio Tapes) Today, we're excited to premiere the newest album from Connecticut-based singer-songwriter LIT. MAJOR, Generosity. The third album released under the LIT. MAJOR moniker, Generosity is pitched simply as "an album of new songs written & recorded in isolation during the spring of 2020", which might seem innocuous enough if you were reading [...]

Track Premiere: Osees’ “Blood on Your Boots”

Track Premiere: Osees’ “Blood on Your Boots”

Today, we're honored to premiere the latest single from prolific California rock band Osees, "Blood on Your Boots".   First off, yes: Osees are the same John Dwyer-led outfit kinda first known as OCS in the early 2000's, then 'officially' first Ohsees, then The Oh Sees, most famously afterwards Thee Oh Sees, (maybe still?) currently [...]

Album Premiere/Review: Internet Death’s ‘Not Your Dog!’

Album Premiere/Review: Internet Death’s ‘Not Your Dog!’

Internet Death Not Your Dog! (MUZAI Records) Today, we're honored to premiere Not Your Dog!, the upcoming album from Christchurch digital hardcore artist Internet Death. Last year's Mega Sony Death Kill!, the debut effort from the now 16-year-old New Zealander Finlay Anderson, was the work of someone who was absolutely pissed, though not without apt reason. Anderson [...]

Album Premiere: ‘The Blackwashing’

Album Premiere: ‘The Blackwashing’

Today, on Juneteenth, the day of emancipation, we bring to you The Blackwashing, an eclectic assortment of 24 tracks from some of the best and brightest black underground artists going today. Conceptualized and spearheaded by mynameisblueskye and his new label ASAS in partnership with staple independent label Z Tapes and ourselves, The Blackwashing was coined as [...]

Track Premiere: Port Lucian’s “20z”

Track Premiere: Port Lucian’s “20z”

Today, we're excited to premiere the newest track from Philadelphia bedroom pop artist Port Lucian, "20z".   Queer musician (and self-described "hermit) Portia Maidment, Port Lucian follows up earlier 2020 singles "Give It Up" and "Full Control?" with "20z", a track most obviously inspired by turning recently turning 20 and the combination of uncertainty at [...]

Leaaves Shares “Spun, Pt. II”, Announces New Cassette ’12 Worlds’ on Strategic Tape Reserve

Leaaves Shares “Spun, Pt. II”, Announces New Cassette ’12 Worlds’ on Strategic Tape Reserve

Today, we're thrilled to share "Spun, Pt. II", the new track from NYC ambient/drone artist Leaaves, as well as announce his upcoming album on Strategic Tape Reserve, 12 Worlds.   It feels like just yesterday that we first covered the music of Nate Wagner in our premiere of "This Is a Frozen House...", and then [...]

EP Review: Johnny Otis Dávila’s ‘P.I.F.F.’

EP Review: Johnny Otis Dávila’s ‘P.I.F.F.’

Johnny Otis Dávila P.I.F.F. (Discos Diaspora) For those who don’t already know, Johnny Otis Dávila is probably best known for his work on guitar in the now defunct Dávila 666, probably the biggest band in Puerto Rican garage rock the past decade. Since Dávila 666, Johnny’s been part of Terror Amor (still playing with AJ), [...]