The Stick Arounds “Ways To Hang On”

"Ways To Hang On" is the second album of Michigan's THE STICK AROUNDS although the members of the band have been playing together for 8 years and played in many bands before. This is American melodic rock influenced by powerpop. You can hear some REPLACEMENTS influences, or even early REM ("Better Off Like This") and... Continue Reading →

Choke Chains “Android Sex Worker”

CHOKE CHAINS are back with a second album, 11 songs available on beautiful limited edition green vinyl. CHOKE CHAINS' music is full of punk/noise/psych references, but they manage to mix them all, and create something very personal. Opener "Big Data Skeptic" is epileptic in a NO MEANS NO way, "Mayan Starship" has a bit of... Continue Reading →

Choke Chains “Cairo Scholars” 7″

Dark punk rock from Grand Rapids, Michigan, with an original member of DIRTBOMBS (Thomas Jackson Potter), and quite a cool band name, this sounds quite interesting, right? "Cairo Scholars" brings JESUS LIZARD, or even The CRAMPS to mind with some violent, hypnotic, noisy punk rock'n'roll that sounds just as if the band was practicing in... Continue Reading →

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