Live Blog: Downtown Boys

saw Downtown Boys last night with Erika and Blake and was blown away by their set. before each song, front-person Victoria Ruiz delivered political sermons with such clarity that the wisdom and complexity of thought underlying them was not only communicated but almost taken for granted, as if such thought should be second nature for … Continue reading Live Blog: Downtown Boys


sorry I’m late

since last posting here I reviewed DIY lounge-popper Mega Bog and avant-rock grungie PC Worship over at Tiny Mix Tapes. I liked both of 'em pretty well as you'd see other than that, lately I've been listening to a lil more electronic & hardcore: Night Gaunt Recordings (Los Angeles) & their two latest releases of … Continue reading sorry I’m late

a little bit (softer now)

OKAY, I've been meaning to post about some music for a while now... last week I mined bandcamp DLs via Noel Gardener's nice punk rock roundup column and mix over at The Quietus. Score's demo is really onto something else.. the darker step-cousin of Woolf (sharing members) (found on LA VIDA ES UN MUS DISCOS) ("should've seen … Continue reading a little bit (softer now)

bandcamp/ACLU day

hey! a small list of cool labels/groups/persons to give your $$$ to today. %15 of your money will go to the American Civil Liberties Union to "combat these discriminatory and unconstitutional actions." nice!: (indie rock) (noise, politics, drone, strength) ("collective of African artists, and of the diaspora, using sound as their primary media") … Continue reading bandcamp/ACLU day