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ALBUM REVIEW #11 – Full Body, Always There (Five Kill Records)

BIO: Full Body own their name. The Rochester, NY quartet play a robust breed of gangly rock music that lurches in the intersection between impatient slowcore, gnarled shoegaze, and noisy post-hardcore. The band introduced their dynamically sensitive appeal on their ambitious 2017 debut, What’s Good?, a record that threaded needly guitar licks through a thick fabric of […]

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ALBUM REVIEW #10 – Cat Casual & The Final Word, The Secret Self

BIO: An Okie by birth, William Benton (aka Cat Casual) spent many years making music in Louisville, Kentucky writing and performing with bands such as Bodyhammer, Tyrone, Lucky Pineapple, and The Phantom Family Halo. Also, on his Facebook page, Benton claims to have attracted the favors of Tony Clifton as artistic director. We cannot not […]

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ALBUM REVIEW #9 – Béret, Jesus White (Born Yesterday Records)

We sat with Béret a few weeks ago (interview and bio here) and now it’s your turn to sit tight. Jesus White (Born Yesterday Records) is out Oct 18 and if the three singles available for now (White Hole, Book of Hera and Fade Out The World) already conquered us, the whole album has been […]

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BOOK REVIEW #2 – Juliet Escoria, Juliet the Maniac

BOOK REVIEW TIME! If you had the luck to stumble upon Juliette Escoria’s Black Cloud, Elizabeth Ellen’s Fast Machine or Megan Boyle’s LIVEBLOG, you’re in the right place.  Never heard about any of these books? No worries, you’re still in the right place. Chances are, we might even give you the urge to enrich your […]

BOOK REVIEW #1 Alexander Dickow, Appetites

BOOK REVIEW #1 – Alexander Dickow, Appetites

Alexander Dickow once told us “The freer the better, as far as I’m concerned; the freer the literature is, the richer literature is”. You’re in for a tasty ride with Appetites. Associate Professor of French at Virginia Tech, Director of the Cahiers Max Jacob and Communications Manager of Asymptote, Alexander Dickow delights us today.