DiscoveryHEAR THIS: LONG NECK
February 08. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: LONG NECK

Late last fall we shined a light on Pendant and their label issues. Jersey City’s Long Neck was in the same situation, and this piece started life as a mercy plea fundraiser for the band’s new LP World’s Strongest Dog. …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: LE COULEUR
February 07. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: LE COULEUR

“Concorde” is the mesmerizing new single from Montreal’s Le Couleur, and follows up last fall’s “Silhouette” in representing the trio’s forthcoming LP, due out 4/17 on Lisbon Lux Records. Carrying on their history of indelible videos, (case in point “Club Italien”), …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: SOUR WIDOWS
January 31. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: SOUR WIDOWS

Last fall we put the Tracks of the Week spotlight on Bay Area band Sour Widows, commensurate with the release of their second single, “Pilot Light”. The band has released their first video, fittingly for their first single “Tommy”, as …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: DIET CIG
January 29. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: DIET CIG

Alex and Noah are back-tanned, rested, and ready! Diet Cig have a new single “Night Terrors”, going deep on sleep difficulties, as only they can. The intense churner marks their first release in almost three years, since the debut LP …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: the black watch
January 27. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: the black watch

the black watch has a new LP Brilliant Failures, out 3/27 on A Turntable Friend Records. Like The Mekons Rock and Roll, it’s a watershed moment later on in a band’s career where all the elements just fall into place. …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: HORSE JUMPER OF LOVE
January 24. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: HORSE JUMPER OF LOVE

From the doors of Fort Apache to the Pioneer Valley to Route 28, there’s something about Massachusetts and idiosyncratic guitar outfits. Boston trio Horse Jumper Of Love carry on the legacy with a brand new video for “John Song”, bringing …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: ZELMA STONE
January 11. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: ZELMA STONE

Zelma Stone is the project of SF’s Chloe Zelma Studebaker, that has thus far generated the Layla EP on Honey House Records from early last year. It’s an effective introduction, with the single “Light Bulb Boy”, and the caustic “Cut …

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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: KIWI JR
January 06. 2020 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: KIWI JR

Back in November, we shined a light on Kiwi Jr’s “Salary Man”, off of their Football Money LP, released in Canada on Mint Records. We’re delighted to announce that Persona Non Grata Records is giving the LP an official US …

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