By Jackie Swisshelm This morning, The A.V. Club premiered”ID/DV”, the newest track from Fond Han, one of Exploding in Sound‘s latest exploits. It’s a track that perfectly exhibits the pure force that is the New Jersey foursome. As a band, their not-quite-indie, not-quite-post rock sound works, but only because each member is a fined-tuned musician. The very distinct crests and troughs on […]
by Jackie Swisshelm If nostalgia means “a pain from an old wound,” the new release from Soft Fangs pretty much has that interpretation covered. “The Air,” the newest single to come from the Brooklyn-based band a.k.a John Lutkevich, is what some might call delicate but potent. Noisy guitars and thrashing drums on this track evoke the heaviness of […]
By Conor McMahon Any band that, whose label describes their debut album as an exploration of “the delicate balance of life’s heavier choices vs. the need for a sense of humor and a healthy dose of alcohol and weed” will grab my attention. Especially the bit about the alcohol and the weed. Ears should perk up […]
Philadelphia Collins is the name of a new project between Theo Hartlett (drummer of Ovlov… RIP) and Devin McKnight (guitarist for Speedy Ortiz). They just released their first single, called “Sofa Queen,” which will be part of their first EP on Exploding in Sound Records, called Derp Swervin’.