• HEAR THIS: the black watch

    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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  • HEAR THIS: HORSE JUMPER OF LOVE

    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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  • HEAR THIS: ZELMA STONE

    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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  • HEAR THIS: KIWI JR

    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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DiscoveryHEAR THIS: DIVORCE COP
August 23. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

HEAR THIS: DIVORCE COP

The Nest is proud to premier the new single from Portland, Maine’s Divorce Cop. Chris Gervais (Nice Life/Toothbrush) favors us with another blast of noisy goodness: “Cup” b/w “Coffee” is the next chapter in his collaborative project with Brock Ginther …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/22 Edition
August 22. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/22 Edition

This week in Tracks, we’ll head north to Whitby, Ontario. Chastity continues to hone their sound down to where the melodies are gleaming. “The Girls I Know Don’t Think So” is our first peek at the forthcoming Home Made Satan, …

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DiscoveryHear This: Laveda
August 19. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Hear This: Laveda

Upstate NY’s Laveda crossed our radar earlier this year, with February’s “Dream.Sleep.” They’re back with just-released single “Better Now”, and a slew of East Coast dates, (see below). The Albany duo, Jake Brooks and Ali Genevich, retain the spacey widescreen …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 08/15/19 Edition
August 15. 2019 | By Sean Morris

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 08/15/19 Edition

My favorite song of 2019 came out on Christmas Day 2018…

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/8/19 Edition
August 08. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/8/19 Edition

Welcome back to the Nest for another Week of Tracks. LA trio Automatic has our complete and undivided attention this week with the arresting post-punk gem, “Calling It”. Catch their residency at the Echo in LA every Monday night in …

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FeaturesTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/1/19 Edition
August 01. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/1/19 Edition

Getting our metaphorical engine running, this week kicks off with “Feelings’, a woozy gem off of Cuco’s debut LP, Para Mi, suggesting thatHawthorne, CA as a launching pad for bedroom geniuses is not a one-off situation. He’ll be bringing the …

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NewsNoname Premieres Book Club
July 29. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

Noname Premieres Book Club

Chicago’s Noname is doing the good work. August sees her putting your face back in the print, with the advent of the Noname Book Club. Bust out the wallet or find that library card, your first selections are: Pedagogy of …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 7/25/19 Edition
July 28. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 7/25/19 Edition

This time out on Tracks of the Week, stop the presses, it’s the return of the Vivian Girls! “Sick” is the word, and it’s your first taste of the upcoming Memory, out 9/20 on Polyvinyl, who will also be kind …

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