8track: Blossomers, Tiny Tiny, William Lawrence, Supertandad, Gardensnakes, HOTMOM, BEX, Of House

8track: Blossomers, Tiny Tiny, William Lawrence, Supertandad, Gardensnakes, HOTMOM, BEX, Of House

8track is a new COUNTERZINE feature where we review 8 tracks by 8 artists and arrange them in sequence like those old 8-Track tapes (the WCW of portable analogue audio media you don’t remember). This edition, Program 1 includes tracks by Blossomers, Tiny Tiny, William Lawrence, and Supertandad, while Program 2 features music by Gardensnakes, [...]

Bandcamp Roulette: Spectrum Ryder, Swami Raja, PinaepplaGog

Bandcamp Roulette: Spectrum Ryder, Swami Raja, PinaepplaGog

Bandcamp Roulette is a feature from contributor Secat that scours Bandcamp for interesting, new, and under-the-radar releases. This edition features albums from Spectrum Ryder, Swami Raja, and PinaeppplaGog. Three gems that all flirt heavily with the unknown and esoteric; listens for the head and the heart. Let's jump right in:   Spectrum Ryder – Spectrum [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: Machine+’s ‘Samsara’

Album Auto-nalysis: Machine+’s ‘Samsara’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track and provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For this edition, we asked Machine+ to detail their recent LP ‘Samsara’.     1. "Poor June"   Machine+: [...]

EP Review: Two Headed Girl’s ‘Resonation’

EP Review: Two Headed Girl’s ‘Resonation’

Two Headed Girl Resonation (Not on Label) The world is overwhelming. It always has been, and as change occurs while time marches forward, it will only continue to grow more so. The variables attached to the human experience stack higher and more uneasily each day, but the way we feel about these things is rarely [...]

8track: Jared Doherty, Spring Teeth, Tender Tones, Lyndsi Austin, The Hatchets, Jon Cocker, Cyd Williams, Ocean Onyx

8track: Jared Doherty, Spring Teeth, Tender Tones, Lyndsi Austin, The Hatchets, Jon Cocker, Cyd Williams, Ocean Onyx

8track is a new COUNTERZINE feature where we review 8 tracks by 8 artists and arrange them in sequence like those old 8-Track tapes (the WCW of portable analogue audio media you don’t remember). This edition, Program 1 includes tracks by Jared Doherty, Spring Teeth, Tender Tones, and Lyndsi Austin, while Program 2 features music [...]

Bandcamp Roulette: Xoma18, Opus Nigrum, bunq

Bandcamp Roulette: Xoma18, Opus Nigrum, bunq

Bandcamp Roulette is a feature from contributor Secat that scours Bandcamp for interesting, new, and under-the-radar releases. This edition features albums from Xoma18, Opus Nigrum, and bunq. Welcome back to another fab edition of BR, the best PR for the UTR! This time, I've got 3 projects that all contain more than meets the eye [...]

Cab Ellis’ Connor Abeles Captures Young Restlessness and Ambition on “Suburbia”, Talks ‘Nighttime OCD’ and Artistic Journey

Cab Ellis’ Connor Abeles Captures Young Restlessness and Ambition on “Suburbia”, Talks ‘Nighttime OCD’ and Artistic Journey

Cab Ellis are a hip-hop/rock band from Los Angeles who've received coverage from comeherefloyd, LA on Lock, Popdust, and Study Breaks, and were included in NPR Tiny Desk Contest On The Road. We asked frontman Connor Abeles (formerly a solo rapper as Cab Ellis) about the band's latest single "Suburbia", the shift in Cab Ellis' [...]

Green Blanket’s Boomer Talks Upcoming Album ‘Who am I talking to?’, Being a Cog, Vomiting to the Gig

Green Blanket’s Boomer Talks Upcoming Album ‘Who am I talking to?’, Being a Cog, Vomiting to the Gig

Green Blanket are a noise rock band from Victoria, Australia who've received coverage in Beat Magazine. Looking to release their sophomore album 'Who am I talking to?' this year, we asked Boomer of Green Blanket about their influences, the band's recent single "Muscle Memory", show stories, and more.   COUNTERZINE: How are you today?   [...]

Album Auto-nalysis: ODAE’s ‘Ataraxic’

Album Auto-nalysis: ODAE’s ‘Ataraxic’

Album Auto-nalysis is a regular Counterzine feature where we ask some of our favorite artists to breakdown their albums track-by-track and provide further insight into the thoughts, feelings, and artistic processes that went into making them. For this edition, we asked ODAE to detail their recent LP 'Ataraxic', out now via Very Jazzed.     [...]