Release Day Roundup – 4/12/19

Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure…

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Big Business – The Beast You Are

Things change. It is the one constant in life. Nothing always stays the same. It is the natural order of things. And that can be tough to deal with. You can fight it all you want, but it almost always results in abysmal failure. When change rears its head, you…

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Torche – Harmonicraft

Sometimes listening to Torche is a lot like riding a bull. A bull that’s covered in sequins, ribbons and glitter. As the uplifting and upbeat rhythmic dance of ‘Letting Go’ blares through the speakers, it’s infectious and playful nature is thrust to the forefront. However, you would do well to remember that this is a wolf in sheep’s clothing as it’s only as soon as ‘Kicking’ swaggers through the gates with it’s fast tempo, colossal riffs and a healthy relationship with obtuse and odd time signatures that you start to remember that’s exactly what Torche does best — heavy.

16 – Deep Cuts From Dark Clouds

16 Deep Cuts From Dark Clouds   01. Theme From ‘Pillpopper’ 02. Parasite 03. Her Little ‘Accident’ 04. The Sad Clown 05. Ants In My Bloodstream 06. Broom Pusher 07. Opium Hook 08. Bowels Of A Baby Killer 09. Beyond Fixable 10. Only Photographs Remain  [04/24/12] [Relapse Records] When I…