Category: Bandcamp

Karen Meats the Vahnevants

Karen Meat and the Vahnevants, two great Des Moines sounds that taste oh so great together. On this release, we find local singer/songwriter/musically schizophrenic pop-star Karen Meat getting dissolved into the acid-drenched “Back from the Grave” stylings of the Vahnevants.

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Love L.U.V. “Christmas”

2 new holiday themed singles by Pop Occulture favorites Love L.U.V. these songs are no exception, once again bringing some of the finest garage-pop song writing this this side of a Phil Specter Christmas album. Alright so this review just

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Rude Dude and the Creek Freaks “Eye of the Sun/Follow Me Down”

Rude Dude and the Creek Freaks’ first single “Eye of the Sun/Follow Me Down” is a dark ferris wheel of rubbery bass lines and infectious mellodies that will be stuck in your head for days. Eye of the Sun/Follow Me

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Reality Something “Bail”

Recalling a lot of the best indie rock of the late 90’s, Reality Something’s “Bail” is a scorching lament, well worth checking out. Bail by reality something

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Jitterz “One Good Song”

Chunky and choppy, Jitterz’s “One Good Song” speeds through it’s 2 minutes in a blink of an eye, and makes you wish they had at least one other song, if it was even half as good it’d still be better

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The May Company “Son of the Skies”

First of all, after going to The May Company’s web-page, and seeing a bikini-clad Allen Ginsberg with Shiva arms, I knew that this was a band for me. This 17 minute burner is by a mile the longest song that

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Sail into Night “Parade”

There’s a quiet desperation to Pakistani, Sail into Night’s “Parade” like the music coming out of the bedroom radio of a David Lynchian melodrama. With deep croon, the song glides on a pillow of reverb until you find yourself in

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Field Medic “POWERFUL LOVE”

Field Medic is a one-man garage-y anti-folk project out of San Francisco, hyphenates abound! Well worth checking out their new EP “that beer called becks reminds me of a haiku i wrote” now free to download on their Bandcamp! that

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Wine Lips – Self-Titled

This self-titled EP by Toronto’s Wine Lips, is a melodic / shouting / syncopated / catchy / darkly humorous ride, which is criminally short at just 4 songs. Even if I compared bands to eachother, I would still fail to

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KHARLOS – Don’t Think About Dying at My Party

New Yorkers Kharlos’s new cassette Don’t Think About Dying at My Party is entrenched deeply in the kind of Left Coast garage rock that’s prevalent these days. With a sneer and a sense of humor, this 8 song release finds

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