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Rock ETC For January 2015

Crayon – Brick Factory – HHBTM The reprint of the 1994 album (and the only album) by Crayon brings this obscure twee-punk gem back to the forefront of music.  At the height of the DIY-lo fi explosion in the 90s, … Continue reading

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New Rock for Fall 2014

Zouaves – Hyrdacast — Åiö Soundings—12” LP/digital This LP caught me by surprise. It’s a sweet mixture of art rock, indie, punk, psyche and my God, it jams like no other.  The energy this band has is tremendous and they’ve … Continue reading

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Vinyl Rock Reviews For July 2014

Jon Autry – Beautifully Broken – Usonian Here’s another nice surprise that was waiting in my mailbox.  Pressed on transparent blue vinyl, this LP is chuck full of prime indie-pop-folk goodness.  The songwriting and instrumentation are quite a nice pair, … Continue reading

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Spring’s Happy Happy Birthday To Me Records Showcase

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME RECORDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Tunabunny – Kingdom Technology Tunabunny never disappoint.  This LP is a bit noiser than their previous album, complete with a full employment if distortion in spots and strange, almost hypnotic vocal harmonics in … Continue reading

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New Rock Reviews – Mid March 2014

Quailbones — Lord Dion’s House of Discovery 7” – Self-released Glorious lo-fi and wild punk-pop-garage-psyche!  Could we call it some form of post punk?  Three tracks on this 7” and each one is a trip in itself.  Seriously, this is … Continue reading

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7″ of Love: July, August & September 2013 (Ep. 14)

We love vinyl!  Here’s some of the cool stuff that’s come in lately: Wake of Wonders – “Piggybacks / End of the day” – Happy Happy Birthday To Me So, tropical punk is a genre?  Interesting.  I’ve never heard that … Continue reading

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Reviews for Early June 2013

Gnar Tapes releases Love Cop’s a new cassette: “Eat Yr Heart Out.” Seems that Love Cop has been releasing a load of material this year and despite the high numbers of tunes, the quality has stayed constantly perfect.  This is … Continue reading

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The Massive Review Post for March, 2013

I’m still alive despite vanishing for almost two months.  I think the last post on this blog was back at the start of January.  That was so long ago now that I’m almost ashamed to say that was our “most … Continue reading

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Mini-Reviews for September 13th, 2012

Hey folks. As you may have seen on our Twitter feed and on Facebook, I’ve been in and out of urgent care and doctor’s appointments over the past week or two and things have been nuts both at home and … Continue reading

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Orca Team – Restraint

Artist: Orca Team Title: Restraint Released: June 2012 Label: Happy Happy Birthday to Me Format:  CD, LP Genre: indie pop, ice pop If you recall a few months ago, Orca Team was featured on the cassette compilation “Days Without End,” … Continue reading

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