Experimental shoegaze artist Hunting Dog – who is also a member of DIY music collective Grimalkin Records – will release their first physical album on Friday, August 9; Body will be available digitally, on limited cassettes (with a bonus secret track on each side) and on lathe cut. It’s a haunting, mesmerizing and trippy record, and … More Q&A: Hunting Dog on rituals and their first physical release
Following Atlanta band floral print‘s label debut in October 2017, the band’s experimental rock floral print EP feels neurotic, chaotic and intentionally disjointed. Out August 2 on Tiny Engines, the EP lurches its way through six hypnotizing yet jarring tracks as the musical trio shakes out their jitters. Though jarring, floral print’s self-titled EP is not off-putting; … More EP Review: floral print – floral print
Sometimes, all the week needs is a bouncy indie pop album about sirens and love and loss: in this case, Small Million‘s Young Fools EP, out this Friday, October 12. With seven tracks and clocking in at just over 23 minutes, it’s not too long to become tedious, but the band is able to explore their … More EP Review: Small Million – Young Fools
For the past twelve days, Indientry has been silent; I was with eleven other teenagers on a backpacking and environmental service trip through Outward Bound, hiking a portion of the Appalachian Trail and helping out around Philadelphia. It was definitely exhausting, but I had fun with my crew and it was nice to take a … More Album Review: KNOTTS – IS IT ART YET?
In classic New York style, POLLENS’s “Mister Manufacture” EP is full of angular, speak-singing vocals and eclectic dance rhythms. … More EP Review: POLLENS – Mister Manufacture
Speaking of bands who play in the New York subway system, experimental post-rock group You Bred Raptors? has toured the boroughs (and North America) since 2015. Their unexpectedly vocal-less sound on “International Genetics” is somewhere between prehistoric and industrial, made only with edgy cello, a drum kit, and an eight-string bass. The album’s first impression … More Album Review: You Bred Raptors? – International Genetics
When I get emails regarding coverage for small bands, I usually take the time to check them out – in this case, that paid off. SUNS, a tiny post-rock trio from Wales, just put out a three-track EP (available here on cassette and digitally), and it’s right up my alley. It’s not quite dreamy, but it’s … More EP Review: SUNS
Ten high school bands fought hard on Friday, February 26 at Central Ohio’s Battle of the Bands. Groove U, a two-year music industry program in Columbus, Ohio, hosted the contest. Through two semi-finals, East and West, and two Wild Card bands, ten artists were chosen to perform at Skully’s Music-Diner on Friday. Each band was given ten minutes … More Instaband: Battle Of The Bands