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Sex Snobs. Photo courtesy High Dive Records.

Album Review: Sex Snobs – Emotional Stuffing

Sex Snobs has been one of Oklahoma City’s premier rock groups since 2013. ¬†The band features multiple members of the city’s DIY punk scene and has remained a grassroots effort, but their new record, “Emotional Stuffing,” is their most professional yet. Just by reading the credits fans can discover that infamous Chicago rock musician and […]

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A Look in The Local Bin: Tongues

Tongues is messy. Tongues is dark and grimy. Tongues is perfect for fans of noise-laced experimentalism. The band’s debut release on Moniker Records is not only full of grinding sonic textures but also catchy hooks. Tongues brings together these two aesthetics to create a sound that is the aural equivalent of doing something witchy in […]

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Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. Wakes Up

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. is weird. They make fellow Japanese rockers Peelander Z look like a pair of khakis. Led by the madman guitar genius,¬†Kawabata Makoto, the band blends noise, space rock, psychedelia, and jazz together to create a sound that is truly wild. The band’s latest release is a nonstop […]

The Sonic Youth Discography: An Album Primer

During their 30 year career, few bands were more influential and iconic than Sonic Youth. Rising up from the underground No Wave and post-punk scenes of late 70s/early 80s New York, the band was typified as indie-rock and noise-rock before the genres were even fully codified. In many ways Sonic Youth have come to define […]