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Album Review: Sleigh Bells – Kid Kruschev

Article by Andrés Alvarado   Under their own record label, Torn Clean, Sleigh Bells has released Kid Kruschev; a seven-track mini-LP packing quite the punch. With their last effort, 2016’s Jessica Rabbit, Alexis Krauss and Derek E. Miller took full reins of their creative ways by adding a tad more synths and

The Growlers // Live @ The Variety Playhouse // 10.13.17

Article and Photos by: Andrés Alvarado   Atlanta, GA - Surfs up! California beach-goth sweethearts The Growlers ruled the night in East Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse. Having visited Hotlanta back in October of 2016 on their City Club Tour, the Brooks Nielsen-quarterbacked bunch took this go-round to deliver a more encompassing show that

Album Review: Twain – Rare Feeling

Article by Andrés Alvarado   One of the sincerest albums of the year, Twain’s Rare Feeling, has fortunately made its way to us. Released via Keeled Scales, Rare Feeling is a lovely 9-track serenade to the very core of the human soul. Singer Mt Davidson, long admired by his peers within the

AVATAR // Live @ The Tabernacle // 10.12.17

Article and Photos by Andrés Alvarado   Atlanta, GA - Swedish shock-metal quintet Avatar is must see live music. I could attempt to paint a picture through narration but, truth is, my words cannot do justice to the performance this ensemble of mighty musicians delivered in Atlanta’s legendary Tabernacle venue. Lead by

Album Review: Acid Tongue – Babies

Article by Andrés Alvarado   World, meet Acid Tongue! The duo of Guy Keltner and Ian Cunningham have previously released alluring EPs; however, Babies is their ticket to the big game. Distributed under the pair’s own Freakout Records, Babies is a 10-track journey of hallucinogenic surfs-up rock knitted to a suave baritone

Café Tacvba // Live @ The Masquerade // 9.30.17

Article and Photos by Andrés Alvarado     For many Latinos, Café Tacvba is a vanguard band looked at for musical advancement and uniqueness. Having built a career on successfully meshing traditional Latino-inspired sounds, classic Anglo-Saxon rock, with a peppered taste of Pop and Reggae/Ska in the mix, this musical tetrad is anything