Tag Archives: garage

Review – Teenage Moods – Rosebud


By: Ryan Meaney

It’s been a few years since I was a teenager, but the feelings and philosophies one holds in their adolescent years are difficult to forget; feelings of longing and lust, basking in one’s joy of simply being alive and keeping the fire of youth and positivity burning for as long as possible. What makes Teenage Moods so important is their ability to evoke these feelings in the purest and authentic way without ever coming off as corny or tongue-in-cheek.  Their Select Buds 12,” a collection of five tracks from their previously released “Rosebuds” cassette, provides listeners with a perfect guide to what catchy punk and garage music is supposed to sound like. Continue reading

Listen – Catbath – Ta-Da (from Nervous Breakthroughs Split EP)

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Amazing and eclectic 4 band, 4 song split EP.
The bands include – Catbath, Strange Relations, Whatever Forever and Daisy Chains.


Review – Loop Line – Tides


By Clara Tsac

Minneapolis alternative band Loop Line manages to make discordantly random music sound perfectly in place with new album Tides. With additional vocals by Mike McGarry, Tessa Slisz, and Caitlin Jackson,Twin Cities musicians Luke and Paul deliver songs that float effortlessly into being without coming across as sloppy. They build well off of the “Tidal” concept, creating music for every mood. Continue reading

Review – Rev. Mary and Her Percolators – The Rupel Session


By Courtney Schultz

The sound that emerges from Rev. Mary and Her Percolators is a mystical creature made up of a heartbeat and a booty. This creature was born in a cluster of stars, fell from outer-space, and splashed down into a lagoon of blues, moonshine, and psychedelics in the deep south. After soaking up as much of that lagoon muk as its pores could handle, it is now wiggling its way into our world by rearing its head of soulful, bluesy funk in Minnesota. Continue reading