Exploding in Sound

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Boston’s Kal Marks Are Noise Rock Realists, Even in Hard Times

The Mass. trio survey a scorched Earth on their new album ‘Universal Care.’
Colin Joyce
2.16.18
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PREMIERE: NYC Rock Duo Dirty Dishes Clamor Through Romance on "All of Me"

Love is loud.
Noisey Staff
2.8.16
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PREMIERE: Let Two Inch Astronaut Take You to Post-Punk School with “Andy's Progress Report"

The Maryland punks return with 'Personal Life,' produced by J. Robbins of Jawbox.
Brad Cohan
1.25.16
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Big Ups Against Society: Meet the Brooklyn Band Living Between Post and Punk

Following a Fall tour with METZ and Toronto’s Dilly Dally, Big Ups have announced the release of their sophomore LP, 'Before a Million Universes.'
Bryn Lovitt
1.12.16
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PREMIERE: Palm Turns an Office Into a 'TRON'-Style Battle-Scape in the Video for "Ankles"

We are not in Brooklyn anymore.
Zachary Lipez
12.4.15
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PREMIERE: Get Socked in the Face by "I Knock Myself Out" from UK Noise Rockers Blacklisters

Listen to this. We dare you.
Noisey Staff
8.3.15
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: Listen to One of Geronimo!'s Final Songs

Thanks for putting out a final tease of an EP to make us all mourn your breakup, Geromino! You will be missed.
Charlie Ambler
3.11.15
Music

Leapling's New Album Gives Me Hope for Rock Music

The album is tastefully weird and complex, but manages to stay unpretentious. It's a nice reminder that you can still experiment without sounding shitty and indulgent.
Charlie Ambler
2.3.15
Music

Being in a Band Sucks, but Krill Does It Anyway

"Touring is the most boring time of my life. When we go away on tour, we just drive and wait and then play for 30 minutes and then we're done."
River Donaghey
12.10.14
VICE Premiere

Listen Two Inch Astronaut's Seven-Minute Epic, "Dead White Boy"

Maryland-based Two Inch Astronaut has a throwback sound that channels the sludgy math rock of the 90s.Their new track is an angsty opus that features intricate instrumentation and envy-inducing technique.
Charlie Ambler
11.7.14
Longreads Or Whatever

Howling at the Mud: Geronimo! Goes Home to Rockford

The garage rock trio took us to their hometown, where the motto is "Misery loves company."
Sasha Geffen
5.10.14