Listen: Suburban Vermin – TV Head Nation #1

Next up, we take a different course with some loud, fast, indie punk, all courtesy of Seattle rock band, Suburban Vermin. Formed in 2007, this 3 piece has been around for a decade. To celebrate this milestone, they have decided to release a 4-part EP titled TV Head Nation with a corresponding comic book. These […]

Listen: Manilow – Missing

Since it is Tuesday, it is only appropiate that we hit you some new, wicked tunes. This Tuesday we have South London post-punk/power pop trio Manilow. People have compared this group to bands such as Sonic Youth, Bauhuas and Television and I understand why. Their music, is fast, grungy, and energetic and all around awesome. […]

Watch + Listen: Perfect Pussy

Perfect Pussy formed in Syracuse and enjoy rocking the fuck out. They’ve already garnered attention from the likes of Pitchfork and Elle, and excitement is building for their Captured Tracks-released debut LP coming March 18. It’s cold outside (at least in NYC), and I know a lot of people are angry about winter and the snow […]

Single: The Death Set – Yo David Chase! (ft. Diplo)

It’s time to take a trip to the psychotic circus with The Death Set‘s latest production, “Yo David Chase! (ft Diplo).” The track comes from The Death Set’s sophomore album, Michel Poiccard. Produced by XXchange, the album is a celebration for founding band member Beau Velasco who passed away before they started recording. The album […]

Listen: The On Fires

Some have described Australian punk-rock outfit, The On Fires, as the “bastard lovechild of The B52s and The Sex Pistols” They couldn’t be more right. The tracks are fast, fun and infectious as hell. Their blend of simple power chords, rock drum grooves and pop sensibility will have you singing these hooks for days. This […]

CMJ Day 3: Blood Red Shoes (@bloodredshoes)

The last act for the night at the Rock Shop was Blood Red Shoes, an alternative rock duo from Brighton, England. They are fairly new over here, but across the pond they have released 2 albums and gained some fame when one of their tracks was in the Scott Pilgrim v. The World Movie. This […]

Dresden Dolls’ Announce New Tour

“There is this thing that’s like talking except you don’t talk/you sing.” Thus opens the song, “Sing”, and my first introduction to the Dresden Dolls in music theory class in college. The self-described “Brechtian punk cabaret” duo consisting of drummer Brian Viglione and singer/pianist Amanda Palmer – who has established a successful solo career in […]

Joy – Electric Soul Music

Singer-songwriter Joy just released her sophomore album today, Electric Soul Music, for FREE online. Electric Soul Music (or “ESM” as it is otherwise known) is three years in the making; Joy released her debut album, Set Free, in 2006 and has since been performing, writing, and recording. Aside from ESM is a-lot edgier and more […]

Music Video: The Splinters – Splintered Bridges

The Splinters are an all-girl, Oakland-based foursome that play music inspired by ’60s girl groups and punk. With a garage band ethos and Ramones style, the girls have finally dropped the video to their first single, Splintered Bridges, and you can check it out below. Man, I would hate to be the guy in this […]

Catch Me I’m Naked – Dance Boy

Got some disco punk for you guys on this snowy afternoon (well if your in NYC at least). The track is called “Dance Boy” and comes from London band  Catch Me I’m Naked. The song is fast, rocking and has a crazy, catchy hook that will be hard to forget. If you put this song […]

Rock Out With Your Cock Out With Buick Six

My rock meter hit 11 this afternoon courtesy of Aussie trio Buick Six who have just released their 2nd EP, Common Arms. Their guitar driven music is heavy, fun, melodic and is sure to rock your socks off. The launch of the EP didn’t come easy as the studio they recorded in was flooded during […]

Steve Aoki and Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo are Rifoki

Before Steve Aoki started the Dim Mak label, he was punk rocker, before the Bloody Beatroots (Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo), brought infectious Italian electro to our ears, he was a punk rocker. What happens when two staples electro music get a feeling of nostalgia for their younger days? You start a hardcore punk band of […]

Album Review: Infight – The Discoland EP

A lot of times, I get emails from artists saying that their sound falls into the genre of electro-punk/rock, but often times that is the furthest thing from the truth, probably just a marketing ploy, or rather, they don’t know what they are talking about. So when I got this EP from Infight called The […]

Manu Chao – Baionarena

If you know anything about world music or good punk music, you know Manu Chao. This man has traveled all over the world, collaborating and touring with many musicians, indeed even producing an album for the famous duo Amadou & Mariam. His oft-politically charged music transcends language; it’s not unusual to find Chao employing the […]

Music Video: Beardo – 24 Hour Party

I absolutely love Beardo. With his raunchy lyrics, care-free attitude, and catchy punk-rocks songs, he gets me going. So when I got this video to one of the tracks on his latest album, “24 Hour Party,” I was quite excited. The video, shot against a white-cyc room, with super 8 film, VHS film, and a […]

Album Review: Throwing Seven – Hope Forgets to Breathe

It’s always great to reconnect with stuff that you like, or things that may have been forgotten in this ever changing world we live in today. I had one of those moments today when I put on the first track from LA band, Throwing Seven. Upon listening to it I was brought back to my […]

Exclusive: Young Punx Release 2 New Tracks From Their Forthcoming Album

We got some fresh, new, exclusive material from the Young Punx to share with you on this lovely Friday. If  you don’t know about the Young Punx already, then you need to check them out ASAP and the fresh sound they’re bringing to the electronic scene. From London, The Young Punx are an eclectic electric […]

Allison Mixology – Peanut Butter and Coffee

My bombshell friend from High School, Allison, who is behind Allison Mixology, is taking the indie punk-rock  scene  one venue at time with here awesome acoustic punk-rock sound. From Orange County, New York down to Brooklyn and New York City, she was once the singer of She’s Automatic, as well as the front woman of […]

Can’t Hang

Can’t Hang are blowing up the DC seen with the ska/reggae influenced punk rock. Composed of Luke Mysko (Vocals) Steve Lynch (Guitar), Rob Eisenhut (Bass) and Alex Crowley (Drums), they have toured all over supporting acts such as Blondie, Ziggy, Stephen and Damian Marley, The Wailers, Barrington Levy, Toots and the Maytals, Steel Pulse, Fishbone, […]