Action Dead Mouse – Revenge of Doormats and Coasters

This superb work of post-punk/post-rock is the doing of Action Dead Mouse. Their second album, Revenge of Doormats and Coasters, blends both math and chamber rock in an exploration of power and subtlety. That energy and appreciation for nuance lends every song an autumnal potential. No, that potential isn't realized as often as we'd like, but the … [Read more...]

Three Second Kiss – Long Distance

Three Second Kiss methodically scramble post-rock, post-punk, math, and noise rock on their new LP, Long Distance. Their challenging chops and rhythms don't go down smoothly. Rather, they test conventions and ultimately make for an interesting listen, though not a fully enjoyable one. This veteran band from Bologna, Italy, sound tight even when … [Read more...]