Moving Pictures: “Putin Lights Up Fires” by Pussy Riot
This video, this song, "Putin Lights Up Fires," does not exists without context. By now, most are familiar with the story of the Russian punk ...
Play Me: “The Hill” by Ty Segall
Ty Segall's "The Hill," the first track released from Twins (10/9 Drag City) follows one collaborative album with White Fence and one album with ...
Play Me: “The Descent” by Bob Mould
As promised, Bob Mould's first offering from his upcoming release, The Silver Age (9/4 on Merge Records), finds him back in the same buzzsaw pop ...
The Rockometer: S/T by Wild Flag
Indie Rock, that catch-all genre for all things underground, has had to fend off numerous criticisms over the past ...
Moving Pictures: “Romance” by Wild Flag
Because indie rock does not have enough girls who rock. Because indie rock does not have enough rock kicks and windmills and fun. Seriously, ...
The Rockometer: Let it Beard by Boston Spaceships
Let It Beard
On the heels of a successful reunion tour by Robert Pollard's first, and far more popular band, ...
“The Long Goodbye” by Army Navy
Without actually knowing how much work the Los Angeles trio, Army Navy, put into recording their second album, I hesitate to say a song like ...
Moving Pictures: “Hey Friend” by JEFF the Brotherhood
JEFF the Brotherhood's "Hey Friend" is a tale of two songs played out over a tale of the road. The first half is an extended jam into murky, ...