Short Takes on 3 Albums

Man Or Astroman? – Defcon 5 4 3 2 1 After a lengthy hiatus of almost 12 years, Man Or Astroman? has lifted off again with its 9th studio album, Defcon 5 4 3 2 1, out on Communicating Vessels.  Songs are propelled by guitar-driven rhythms and dissonance that are heavily influenced by Sonic Youth and surf rock alike. Opener “Defcon 5” careens … [Read more...]

Q&A with Teen Daze

Hello Jamison!  It’s so wonderful to get the chance to connect with you over your blissfully euphoric album All Of Us, Together.  Your latest release is the melancholic and introspective The Inner Mansions, but what first caught my ear was the tune “Treten” from All Of Us, Together. Your sound has morphed from when you first started out.  Early … [Read more...]