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Remembering Death from Above 1979

Our first guest post comes from Mike Scarola from New York.  Mike sends out a weekly (or monthly) e-mails that resemble the distribution list ILSUDH2 sent out before creating this blog. This post was inspired by the latest band to reunite for the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California. Band reunions have been in vogue lately.… Read more →

Re-Up: September 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Songs: ▲POPDRONE – Belong To (internet only) All Tiny Creatures ft. Justin Vernon – An Iris (from Harbors out early… Read more →

Black Mountain – Wilderness Heart

Black Mountain – Wilderness Heart The Canadian psych-rockers do it again with their third full length under the Black Mountain moniker.  Wilderness Heart showcases Amber Webber‘s haunting voice more than any previous album. Black Mountain – The Hair Song Reviews: No Ripcord 9/10 Obscure Sound 9/10 Filter Read more →

4X: Extreme Essentials

Nightbringer – Apocalypse Sun Some heavy black metal from right here in Colorado. Nightbringer – Serpent of the Midnight Sun Reviews: Infernal Masquerade 5/5 Mishka Bloglin B Metal Psalter Ludicra – The Tenant You’d never know that this San Francisco-based black metal band is fronted by a female lead singer. She growls and screams with the best of her male… Read more →

O Canada: Vancouver Battle of the Bands in Denver… Black Mountain vs. The New Pornographers

“Thanks for coming out tonight, we know you have choices…Black Mountain, Lady Gaga…we’re glad you chose to come see us.” That is what Carl Newman had to say to the crowd gathered at The Ogden Theater on Wednesday night for The New Pornographers show. “Black Mountain were supposed to finish their set and then come see us…” Black Mountain and The… Read more →

Wolf Parade – Expo 86

Wolf Parade – Expo 86 It’s hard to believe this is only the 3rd album by Wolf Parade.  Spencer and Dan have put out a total of 11 albums under different monikers since the modern classic that is Apologies To the Queen Mary.  And while none of this material has been quite a good as that debut (Sunset Rubdown‘s 1st… Read more →

Stars – Five Ghosts

Stars – Five Ghosts Another super dramatic offering from the Canadian band Stars.  I don’t think they will ever be able to top 2005’s Set Yourself On Fire, but I also don’t think they will ever release anything I don’t like.  You just can’t beat the tragedies that play out between Amy Millan and Torquil Campbell. Stars – I Died… Read more →