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The self-titled debut of the Bay Area band SPICE sounds more like a third or fourth album from an accomplished rock group. The five piece carefully balances post-punk and indie rock while powering through nine cathartic songs with an underlying thread of optimism. Continue reading SPICE leans into uncertainty on its sonically rich, cautiously optimistic self-titled debut
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Oakland band Ötzi have returned with a searing sophomore album called Storm, a bass-forward LP that recalls the early era of post-punk. Continue reading Ötzi puts the bass front and center on sonically tempestuous sophomore LP, Storm
“Blue Smoke,” the new single by industrial rock band Fotocrime, sounds like a rave taking place in a noisy factory. Underneath robotic synth lines and cacophonous guitar playing, mechanical drums and a scowling, metallic bass line provide a steady groove that would inspire even the dreariest souls to stir.
Continue reading Fotocrime shares dancy single “Blue Smoke” ahead of sophomore LP