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A Jam Packed Thursday with Nothing, Cult of Youth, Mr Gnome, Twerps, and Parkay Quartz

When the book is closed on 2014, or a month from now when music pubs start pushing their end of the year round-ups, a surprising release will likely top my list -- Nothing's Guilty of Everything. Upon it's release, I found it more diverse and more engaging than most modern shoegazer albums (your best comparison may be '90s alt-rockers Hum, a band who weren't afraid to go full metal during their atmospheric rock jams), yet, I also felt emptiness upon my initial listens. Here was a band fronted by an ex-punk, ex-con and I wanted more of the story to come through in the lyrics. Turns out, Nothing wasn't lacking. My patience was lacking. The title track kills me to this day.
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The Rockometer: Guilty of Everything by Nothing

    Nothing Guilty of Everything Relapse Nothing are not your average, new shoegaze band. For one, the label of home of ...
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The Rockometer: Jinx by Weekend

                    Weekend Jinx Slumberland Records All ...
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Friday Jam Pack feat. Destruction Unit, Running, Black Hearted Brother, Zola Jesus, Neko Case and Gap Dream

Destruction Unit mean it this time. After an uneven debut EP, these Arizona shredders are living up to their name. "Bumpy Road," is but one sample ...
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Play Me: “It’s Alright” by Weekend

"It's Alright" may not be the most impressive song in the discography of Brooklyn via San Francisco, post-punk band, Weekend, but it is another ...
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Top Jam: “Kidult” by His Electro Blue Voice

What's a music tech company to do once they launch their music service? Create a recommendation engine, of course. Being able to recommend an ...
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The Rockometer: m b v by My Bloody Valentine

                My Bloody Valentine m b v I heard the jokes, too. On ...
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Play Me: “in another way/nothing is” by my bloody valentine

Something strange and something wonderful happens on the second half of My Bloody Valentine's eternally delayed new album, m b v, and we're not ...
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