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RICARDA COMETA: “Galgo Tuerto” Song Premiere – New Noise Magazine

“[Galgo Tuerto] is short, sweet, and full of the unique improvised math vibe dissonance that the group is known for. Guitar licks are woven in between discordant chords and a quick paced rhythm structure.” – New Noise Magazine

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Nequient Trusts Their Vonne-Gut on “Cat’s Cradle” – Invisible Oranges

“The composition is barreling and misanthropic, like many a good Vonnegut tale; and is certainly a worthy take at honoring one hell-of-a-good writer who always seemed right on the edge of fantasy and reality. NEQUIENT is aware of this precarious … Continue reading

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NEQUIENT has a Scorcher for ya – Toile ov Hell

“Your first taste of Wolves at the Door is “Scorcher”, the opening track and a fitting introduction to an album that’s gonna punch through your door like the Kool-Aid Man, drink all your beers, and make you tearfully apologize to … Continue reading

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Premiere: NJ punk trio Zero For Conduct stream hard-grooving new album Ctrl+Z – Treble

ZERO FOR CONDUCT “has a heavy, melodic sound that recalls vintage Fugazi and The Minutemen, with strong melodies, big hooks and lots of excellent vocal harmonies. It rocks hard without ever losing that sense of groove, which makes their take … Continue reading

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SVB Exclusive: ZERO FOR CONDUCT Keep the Grooves “Rollin’” on New Track

“…a pop-fueled rock record full of deceptive complexity, indie rock quirkiness, earworm hooks, and a bit of Touch and Go angularity. Fans of Dinosaur Jr., fIREHOSE, Hüsker Dü, and the like, will want to keep an eye out for it.” … Continue reading

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Adventurous jazz guitarist Brandon Seabrook embraces his metal roots – The Chicago Reader

“…five complex, idea-packed instrumentals with wildly shifting time signatures, rapid-fire chord changes, sinister riffing, and characteristically spastic solo explosions from Seabrook.” – The Chicago Reader

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And, of course, Anal Trump: The year in band names 2017 – The A.V. Club

“Tracks from this year’s Last Moments Of Misery: “Black Sky Absorbs You In,” “Thorn Sized Wounds,” “The Tear Between Life And Love,” “Dreading My Exclusion.” That whale is a real mope.” – The A.V. Club

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BRANDON SEABROOK’s Needle Driver EP Review – SonicAbuse

“If the presence of Martin Bisi is a boon when it comes to piquing the interest, then the presence of a Nefarious Industries catalogue number on the sleeve is of paramount importance. Self-described as “the home of a bunch of … Continue reading

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Brandon Seabrook’s ‘Needle Driver’ – Nextbop

“Guitarist Brandon Seabrook‘s new album, Needle Driver, is quick and dirty. It could hardly be classified as a jazz album, but we’re going out on a limb and saying it is anyway. […] Allison Miller has always had a steady … Continue reading

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Full Album Stream: Brandon Seabrook’s NEEDLE DRIVER – Decibel Magazine

“Brandon Seabrook’s Needle Driver are one of those groups that really are almost impossible to classify, because “avant-jazz” and “alternative metal” just don’t do the band justice. Fronted by guitarist Brandon Seabrook and supported by bassist Johnny Deblase (Sabbath Assembly) … Continue reading

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