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2014 Stories by Maria Sherman

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • Russian Circles

    published February 19, 2014

    Playing apocalyptic post-metal fed through somber moments of relief, the Chicago band is something more of a cinematic project than an aggressive... More >>

  • Sebadoh

    published February 19, 2014

    Here's the thing about Dinosaur Jr.: They were/are/will always be amazing, the quintessential college radio rock band, undeniably and effortless... More >>

  • Skaters+So So Glos

    published February 19, 2014

    New York-via-Los Angeles quartet Skaters celebrate the release of their debut full-length, Manhattan, at Bowery Ballroom alongside hometown... More >>

  • 'Don Giovanni Records Annual Showcase'

    published January 29, 2014

    Originally planned for 285 Kent, Don Giovanni's winter showcase with Tenement, Night Birds, Vacation, Nuclear Santa Claust, and Groucho Marxists... More >>

  • You Blew It!

    published January 22, 2014

    There's nothing more misleading than receiving an email with "You Blew It!" in the subject line. There's also nothing more intriguing: What did I... More >>

  • Dark Blue

    published January 8, 2014

    Following the disbandment of bleak synth-pop favorites Puerto Rico Flowers and Clockcleaner, John Sharkey lll joined forces with Purling Hiss's... More >>

  • Against Me!

    published January 8, 2014

    After a few early complications with the loud sound at Rough Trade (I'm sure we can thank the venue/record store's condo location for that one)... More >>

  • Destruction Unit

    published January 8, 2014

    Destruction Unit wear their home geography on their sleeves — and in their music. Hailing from the desert dystopia of Tempe, Arizona, their... More >>

  • Power Trip

    published January 8, 2014

    Taking a break from the straightforward black metal that usually makes up a Saint Vitus show, the bar tonight hosts Dallas's Power Trip, a band... More >>

  • Cloud Nothings

    published January 8, 2014

    It's been exactly two years since Cloud Nothings released the incredible and almost immediately canonized Attack On Memory. We've waited patiently... More >>

  • Waxahatchee

    published January 8, 2014

    Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield has a lot to be thankful for. From her melancholic acoustic debut, American Weekend, to last year's... More >>

  • Mutilation Rites

    published January 1, 2014

    Dripping aggression. Relentless maschismo. Unforgiving d-beat. These are the tenants of Mutilation Rites, one of Brooklyn's finest black metal... More >>

  • Swearin'+Cymbals Eat Guitars

    published January 1, 2014

    It has been a while since New York City was graced by Cymbals Eat Guitars' presence, and the band has been sorely missed. Alongside fellow '90s... More >>

  • Mongrel

    published January 1, 2014

    The price is right: Five bucks gets you into a show with four of the best hardcore bands around. East Coast punk favorites Putrida headline the... More >>

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