Louser – Intermediate State

March 5, 2018 Justin Bruce 0

7/10 Winnipeg, Manitoba emo band Louser (sorry spellcheck) are here with their debut album Intermediate State. Louser boasts some seriously catchy guitar and vocal melodies while still maintaining a pretty hard-hitting album. If you’re basking […]


Hermit Crab – Self Titled

February 19, 2018 Justin Bruce 0

6/10 Hermit Crab are an Edmonton-based instrumental band who flirt with rock, jazz, and ambient music on their self titled debut album. If you’re in the market for something noisy and experimental, Hermit Crab might […]

Spill Your Guts - Hungry Crows

Spill Your Guts – Hungry Crows

February 1, 2018 Justin Bruce 0

9/10 Hungry Crows is the first full-length from Shanghai, China’s Spill Your Guts. The band brings nine tracks of punishing, but at the same time fun, metallic hardcore reminiscent of Comeback Kid and Stick To […]


meh — Mindless Empty Hardcore

January 17, 2018 Justin Bruce 0

6/10 Mindless Empty Hardcore is the debut EP by Montreal hardcore punks meh. Featuring current and former members of more bands than I can keep track of, meh bring snippets of grind, thrash, and hardcore […]


S U R V I V E – RR7387

December 15, 2017 Justin Bruce 0

9/10 RR7387 (catchy title) is the newest EP from Texas-based electronic band, S U R V I V E. It is made up of remixes of four songs from the band’s 2016 full-length RR7439. If […]

Shock Octopus - roam in silence

Shock Octopus – Roam in Silence

November 30, 2017 Justin Bruce 0

6/10 Shock Octopus is an Australian alt-rock duo who, according to their Facebook page, have been described as “Nirvana meets the Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Okay, I’ll bite. The band’s latest EP, roam in silence, […]