Feature: 11 Bands You Should Get Back Together With (for FasterLouder)

break-up-bands-680x383.jpg

In which I make jokes about: Daniel Chick, Charlie Pickering, Nova Scotian fishing fleets, Pauline Hanson, Adam Sandler, the Pigeon Detectives and many, many other things.

Also, it’s about bands you should make sure you still like. Because they’re good. Have a read here.

The Sword – ‘Low Country’ review (Rolling Stone)

SetWidth280-Sword-low-country.jpg

The Sword: a bunch of rad Austin longhairs.

Low Country: the companion record to last year’s High Country. 

The cool part: It’s sludgy psyche-metal songs done acoustic gothic country. And it’s awesome. Read my review of Low Country right here.

Against Me! – ‘Shape Shift With Me’ review (Rolling Stone)

SetWidth280-against-me-shape-shift.jpg

Against Me! and Laura Jane Grace have been making essential punk albums for the past decade-plus… and Shape Shift With Me is no exception. You want angry relationship identity punk? You got it, kid. Check out my review of Shape Shift With Me for Rolling Stone right here.