The Stools -Feelin’ Fine

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Definitely check this out if you’re into dirty punk sounds, it’s a 6 minute blast! Distorted and fast everything. This Detroit trio offers an intense combination of garage rock and hardcore. Their sound fits nicely with other midwest acts like … Continued

rincs – Never Wanted it Anyway

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Before listening to rincs, I read their Spotify bio, which is also the only information I could find about them: “Los Angeles weirdos, Ableton, coffee, DIY, bicycles, walking shoes.” I’m guessing that if you’re reading this, you probably connect with … Continued

Turner Cody – Boozing and Losing

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The latest from Turner Cody continues his twenty year winning streak of simple, thoughtful songwriting. Turner started in the New York City anti-folk scene with acts like Jeffrey Lewis, Kimya Dawson, Adam Green, and Dianne Cluck. This most recent track … Continued

Warren Dunes – Get Well Soon

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Warren Dunes can write a very pleasant indie-pop tune. My favorite part of this band is the interaction between the keyboards and guitar. The way that the instruments seem to be communicating with each other is reminiscent of some of … Continued

Diagonal – S/T

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Some pretty rad psych/jam/shoegaze styled rock from Chicago’s own Diagonal. Here we have an interesting contradiction of vibes: dreamy and grounded. It’s dreamy in the atmospheric and ambient sense. While it’s grounded in the sense that the musicianship and songwriting … Continued

The Scratch-Offs – S/T

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Midwest garage rock at its best! One can hear traces of everything from the MC5 to the Stones to Tom Petty in the driving blues/garage/southern rock arrangements, with lyrics detailing the idiosyncrasies, angst, and peculiar joy of living in what … Continued

Blow Pop – Just Friends

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Do you remember fun? Do you like fun? Cool! Blow Pop’s new single continues their winning streak of making ridiculous disco flavored pop songs. I Got the Moves is a welcomed reminder that we used to go out and dance. Oh … Continued