Today’sHits : Album of the Week

Today’sHits blow in from the Windy City with a perfect soda shop jukebox record. Today’sHits began when James Swanberg decided to use the power of the world wide web for good. He set out to write, record, and upload a song once a day to Tumblr, everyday! way back in March of 2011. James kept it up over three years (while working at a liquor store), writing 1037 songs without missing a day until his computer gave up in January 2014. But even then he kept writing. After moving to...

Jah Wobble – How Much Are They?

How Much Are They? is a dub track from Jah Wobble’s 1981 collaboration with Holger Czukay and Jaki Liebezeit of the genius, German experimental rock group Can.  It’s the lead track on the EP that resulted from this alliance, and though it’s the only one that doesn’t feature Liebezeit’s mesmeric drumming, it’s pretty spectacular.  The female voice asking “How much are they?” throughout the track was one of the junkie girls who wandered into the...

BABES IN TOYLAND – Deafening S-c-r-e-a-m-s Twenty Five Years Ago…

Artist: BABES IN TOYLAND (Minneapolis, Minnesota, US) Album: FONTANELLE – 2nd LP Released: 11 August 1992 – 25 years ago… Review: by All Music Score: tons of primal screams – high doses of anger – countless shots of energy… Three Top Tracks : Won’t Tell / Handsome and Gretel Bluebell / Blue Bell… WON’T TELL – scary shit… HANDSOME AND GRETEL – fairy tales are evil… BLUEBELL – hellll yeahhhhh… Full...

THE BUZZARDS – The Return of Detroit Garage Legends The Buzzards! – RECORD OF THE DAY

  The Buzzards made quite a bit of noise during the late 90’s early 2000’s wave of Detroit garage and rock n roll, a scene that brought international attention to bands like Bantam Rooster, The Dirtbombs, Detroit Cobras, and of course most famously, The White Stripes. The Buzzards feature Joe Burdick (The Dirtys) on bass and vocals, Maribel Restepo (Detroit Cobras) on lead guitar, and twins Nancy and Leslie Paterra on drums and guitar. They featured on the ‘Sympathetic...

DARTO – Hypnotizing Journey With Brand New Single ‘I AM’…

‘I Am’ by DARTO Band: DARTO Who: sound & vocality exploring four-piece out of Seattle Track: ‘I AM’ – first single from upcoming album ‘Human Giving‘ Score: this is one of the most intriguing and haunting tracks I heard all year. Psychedelic gloaming with twilight voices all over it. Compelling and spine-chilling. ‘I Am‘ moves like a malicious serpent. Slowly, but determined to find its way into the darkest side of your vulnerable mind...