The Mountain Goats- Heretic Pride

I was talking to someone the other day who asked me why I hadn’t been blogging much saying- “It seems like the sole purpose of your blog is to promote Atom and His Package and the Mountain Goats and you still haven’t written a review of Heretic Pride. What’s going on?” So here I am back again and rocking out to the Mountain Goats. I’ve mentioned before that I wasn’t a fan of his last few albums and I tried not to get my hopes […]

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We’re One!

It’s our birthday! One year ago today we decided to start this fool thing up. So here’s a mix for the past year. Thanks to all the readers out there and double plus thanks to anyone who’s ever left a comment. MP3: Atom and His Package- Happy Birthday GeneralMP3: Bouncing Souls- Sing Along ForeverMP3: The Mountain Goats- Anti-Music SongMP3: Less Than Jake- My Very Own FlagMP3: Propagandhi- AnchorlessMP3: The Moldy Peaches- On TopMP3: The Big D and the Kids Table- Good Luck And what the […]

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David and the Citizens- I Saw My Reflection And I Didn’t Recognize Myself

I’ve been a bit of a sloth-blogger lately so I only just found David and the Citizens new EP I Saw My Reflection And I Didn’t Recognize Myself. The EP was posted for free at the band’s website on David’s birthday (a bit of a reverse birthday present I guess). The EP consists of 4 rough energetic piano heavy songs. The zip also comes with lyrics, pictures and note from David. The best reverse birthday present I’ve ever gotten. MP3: David and the Citizens- With […]

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Chris Walla- Field Manual

I’ve been enjoying the new Chris Walla album for awhile now but I seem to get stuck when I try to talk to people about it. I always end up using words like “nice” “ok” or even “charming.” It’s not that it’s one of those albums you listen to once, like and never think about again. I’ve listened to it at work usually once a day for the past few weeks now. I just don’t think there’s much of note there. It’s nice. MP3: Chris […]

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My Not So Guilty Pleasure (Blink-182)

Back when I was “too cool for school” (about 6 years ago), I never admitted that I listened to Blink-182… However, in my wiser years, I have no shame in saying that Blink-182’s “Buddha” is one of the most solid pop-punk cds around. Don’t believe me? Just listen to “Sometimes” and if it wasn’t for the overly familiar vocals, then you wouldn’t even be able to tell it was Blink. MP3:Blink-182 – Sometimes Blink-182 – Toast And Bananas Buy

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Zero Down – With A Lifetime To Pay

Possibly one of the most underrated skate punk bands around, Zero Down played punk rock in the veins of Satanic Surfers, Good Riddance, Osker, and The Deviates. Fronted by Strung Out bassist Jim Cherry, Zero Down came out with their only album “With A Lifetime to Pay” in 2001. Unfortunately, the band came to an end with the untimely death of the lead singer, however, their debut album is one of the best skate punk albums I have ever heard. Highly recommended. MP3:Zero Down – […]

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Folly Calls It Quits!

Yesterday, New Jersey’s Folly announced that they were calling it a day. While I stopped following this hardcore/ska band a few years ago, I’d be lying if I said that their music hasn’t provided me with much enjoyment in my angst filled days. Luckily, I had the opportunity to see them twice (although both times before they actually had any albums out, nearly 4 years ago), and they put on a decent show (something I always noticed was the lead singer never wore shoes on […]

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I Am Living in the Past

I was at CNN.com checking on the primaries when I saw the headline “Fun-loving ‘1234’ singer has breakout year,” I immediately clicked the link curious to see if there was really a CNN article about Catch 22. Of course it was about Feist. *sigh* And I wasn’t planning on posting this since it’s not so appropriate but what the heck- MP3: Leftover Crack- Super Tuesday Buy:Leftover Crack

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