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Welcoming Thistle Group, her record & tour

Thistle Group started a few years back, while It Hurts was still an active entity, and has been the main continue reading →

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2018 List: Carey Mercer

Newish music that I enjoyed this year: Jennifer Castle-Angels of DeathJosephine Foster-Faithful Fairy HarmonyAmen Dunes-FreedomIdris Ackamoor-An Angel FellHello Blue Roses-Trade continue reading →

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2018 List: Sydney Vermont

In the spirit of sharing 2018 Records: Angels of Death, Jennifer Castle–Violet Psalms, Frog Eyes—Ouch, Nick Kgrovich -Hundreds of Days, continue reading →


2018 List: Glenn Donaldson

Ian William Craig – A Turn of BreathCoolies/Futurians – Split CassNap Eyes – I’m Bad NowTVP’s –  Beautiful DespairChristopher Alan continue reading →

Leighton Craig

2018 List: Leighton Craig

2018 stuff: Julian Williams – Heard the Cars from My House cdr Hans Otte – Das Buch Der Klange double LP continue reading →

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2018 List: Carly Putnam

Carly Putnam (The Oilies) 2018 best of list: Color Palette 2018 : Desert pastels Favorite albums of 2018: Cardi B, continue reading →

Mat Fowler

2018 List: Mat Fowler

Mat Fowler | Spillage Fete Records | on some memorable things in 2018. My daughter Agnes taking her first steps continue reading →

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2018 List: Andrew Robinson

no order: peter brotzmann and heather leigh – livethe aints! – church of simultaneous existence lpthe rebel – liveYuzo Iwata continue reading →

Chris Durham

2018 List: Chris Durham

The And Band reissue- space caseG D D B -Golden Teachers-GoatyCandy ricotta & bulimia- Grog PappyMandy -movie

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2018 List: Stefan Neville

2018 what I liked best.—————–Haemachromatosis diagnosis & blood letting.-Wreckless Eric live at Tuning Fork, Auckland.-A Happy Return LP.-Mate Ma’a Tonga continue reading →

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2018 List: Matthew De Gennaro

Favorites of 2018: Family and pet health: a-okay! Continued support via CB/SA Hearing from friends + wife Living poor Linda continue reading →

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2018 List: Carter Thornton

Twenty of the best things I encountered in 2018 Barnet Newman’s Stations of the Cross at the National Gallery, DC. continue reading →


2018 List: Chris Berry/Soft Abuse HQ

Picking back up on our tradition of a bygone era, on bygone platforms, we’ll be posting year-end lists here at continue reading →

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Diamond Eye

This January, our friend in Brisbane Leighton Craig (Primitive Motion, The Deadnotes, The Lost Domain) will release his excellent solo continue reading →


Return Flight of The Leopards

Our longtime pals The Skygreen Leopards–mainly the project of Donovan Quinn and Glenn Donaldson–are set to release The Jingling World continue reading →

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Bon Voyage, Frog Eyes

As you might’ve read this week, our old pals Frog Eyes are calling it quits. Their final album–Violet Psalms–will be continue reading →

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Church Shuttle is nigh

  We’re stoked to share news that we’re releasing a single by Church Shuttle on April 20. Natural Disaster is continue reading →

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Hey, new website!

    A new home at the same old address, welcome to the latest and greatest version of! Listen continue reading →

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Pumice (one-man-band vers.) hits the road!

Pumice is playing his first gigs of the year, in classic one-man-band mode… Stefan’s promised to play the hits and continue reading →

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New from Fruits & Flowers: Odd Hope and Swiftumz

From desk of Fruits & Flowers, some news — The world is an ugly place, & we are no exception, continue reading →


Free Form Freaking Out (2017 ed.)

Yours truly made the trek down to Mankato once again to guest on the amazing Free Form Freakout radio show/podcast. continue reading →