Category Archives: Reviews

BRENNER & MOLENAAR: Uninvited Savior – Different Noises

“…like religious music fed through a blender, an esoteric mash-up of styles and influences which has some sort of resemblance to early Cabaret Voltaire, and the found sounds echo the first few Godspeed! You Black Emperor releases. Always on the … Continue reading

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Album Review: CINEMA CINEMA CCXMD – Ink 19

“…evokes Naked City, a lost and found coda from that Pharaoh Sanders collaboration with Sonic Youth – which doesn’t exist – and a teaspoon of DNA.” – Ink 19

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Album Review: CINEMA CINEMA’s new and noteworthy – The Colorado Springs Independent

“The opening sax and synth blasts from this wild EP can make you remember first hearing Pere Ubu’s debut album, or the noisy artists in Eno’s No New York project. The Brooklyn duo of Ev Gold and Paul Claro have … Continue reading

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Review: EL DRUGSTORE’s The Golden Age of Bad Ideas – Black Insect Laughter

“Early Mastodon meet the Cardiacs doing Botch cover numbers is probably the nearest I can get to a quick description and even then I am falling short of the mark. This is head-fuck music of the highest order […] Like … Continue reading

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Drum Playthrough Premiere: EL DRUGSTORE, “Moral Curve” (Members of East of the Wall) – MetalSucks

“Seth Rheam is no ordinary drummer: the guy’s been impressing our pants off for the better part of a decade with East of the Wall, and we can think of no musician more worthwhile of your attention. […] Like East … Continue reading

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Full Album Stream: BEDTIMEMAGIC “Pillow Talk” – Decibel Magazine

“BEDTIMEMAGIC really doubled down on the misnomers with debut studio LP Pillow Talk. Perhaps the only hint that their music doesn’t have much in common with love-making is the fact that their moniker is in all caps. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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EL DRUGSTORE (mem East of the Wall) releasing first LP in 6 years (stream a track) – BrooklynVegan

“…equal parts weirdo prog and bone-crushing heaviness.” – BrooklynVegan

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BEDTIMEMAGIC Bring The Noise On Audaciously Awesome Pillow Talk – Rock and Roll Fables

“Like a mix of Unsane and old school Amphetamine Reptile artists with a smidge of Converge thrown in for good measure, Pillow Talk is a cohesive, albeit cacophonous, heaping of modern loud that you need to have in your life. … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD – Invisible Oranges

“Weird music for weird people. This is art punk’s finest taken to their furthest extreme. CINEMA CINEMA’s collaboration with Matt Darriau is wild — somehow free jazz, art punk, and Modern (that’s with a capital M, mind you) at the … Continue reading

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CINEMA CINEMA Pack Spectacularly Freeing Weirdness Into Their New ‘Art Punk’ – Captured Howls

“The new album CCXMD from the Brooklyn-area “art punk” group CINEMA CINEMA packs personalized glorious weirdness into sprawling, completely unpredictable songs. […] The way in which this group dials into fierce, even irresistible melodicism even while exploring the outer reaches … Continue reading

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