The Dopamines – Tales Of Interest (For fans of Direct Hit, The Copyrights, Off With Their Heads)

If I had to accurately describe my reaction in one word after listening to The Dopamines Tales Of Interest, it could be summed up as this: “Whoa.”  The fourth studio album and the first in 5 years from these Cincinnati, Ohio punks, I’ll admit that Tales Of Interest (yes, it’s a Futurama reference) sort of flew under my radar last year (I have since updated my top 10 punk albums of 2017 list) but I’ve been listening to it pretty much nonstop.  Looking around, it […]

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Jeff Rosenstock – POST

Well, 2018 certainly started off strong with a surprise album release from Jeff Rosenstock shortly after his secret set with PUP in Philadelphia.  As is tradition with the man who pretty much pioneered it with his Quote/Unquote Records, the album POST is pay what you want through his Bandcamp and label website. His 3rd solo album released under his own name (TECHNICALLY I Look Like Shit was a compilation of demos), POST is more experimental than both We Cool and Worry.  While both those albums […]

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Top 10 Punk Albums of 2017

I can’t believe it’s already 2018 and time to post top 10 best of lists.  2017 was a turbulent year for the US and much of the world, but also personally for me.  I didn’t get to check out as much new music or make as many posts as usual due to a concussion I spent the majority of the year tackling to overcome which resulted in very limited screen time. That said, I did get to check out a decent amount of new releases, […]

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