Gazer – Fake Bulbs EP

Don't let the rough finish on this EP deceive you. Fake Bulbs is a finely constructed piece of noisy rock n' roll. Gazer, a prickly, nimble rock band out of Cincinnati, Ohio, sounds like a more aggressive version of Devo crossed with a developing Young Widows or The Jesus Lizard. With flashes of punk and a hefty dose of art noise, many of these … [Read more...]

The United Sons of Toil – Until Lions Have Their Historians, Tales of the Hunt Shall Always Glorify the Hunter

The United Sons of Toil jerry-rigs scavenged parts of noise and math rock into a functional, albeit rough ride. This workman’s version of post-hardcore echoes the mid 90’s Midwest music scene. The band’s rough approach communicates a humble DIY feel that succeeds when it comes in small doses. Until Lions Have Their Historians, Tales of the Hunt … [Read more...]