New Music Monday

MISERY OBSCURA is Required Reading for Punks Old and New

I loved this book and then decided I had to pass it on to the next generation of music fans. Our (second) youngest writer was the logical choice to share my love for horror punk with – well, notably the Misfits, Danzig’s post-Misfits work does nothing for me. But I digress… Even if Samhain and…

Mastodon, Metal, and Mayhem: A New Concept Album from the Thinking Man’s Metal Band

So, like every other metalhead, when I heard a new Mastodon album was coming out, I found myself wondering what it would sound like, because like anyone who has listened to Mastodon for most of their careers like myself, you know the next album will not sound like the predecessor. Speaking of the predecessor, Once…

The Kid in Black Recommends: Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights New Album, BROOKLYN BABY!

Welcome back to The Kid in Black Recommends! Today, I am recommending Brooklyn Baby! by Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights. It has 13 songs and I like most of them a lot. My favorite is “Pizza”… it’s funny and I like the beat. I was wondering why the album is called Brooklyn Baby. I know…

Said the Whale: A Two-Earbud Band That’ll Keep You on Top of the World

When I listen to music I almost always keep just one earbud in, but Said The Whale is definitely a two-earbud band. They layer and layer sounds which creates a truly unique sound. “Step Into The Darkness” is definitely my favorite song on the album. You know that mood where everything feels right with the…

CFF 2017 Presents ON THE SLY: Will They Find the Family Stone?

I’ve wanted to see this documentary since I first heard about it. After well over a decade, the project is done and the finished product is playing the festival circuit… and the result is fucking fantastic. A good music documentary makes me really happy… and, as I write this, I’m really happy. Get the point?…

New (?) Music Monday: Just a Few Recommendations from The Farsighted

class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-5354″ /> The music today isn’t all new, per se, but it may be new to you… so check it out! Seasaw Who is Seasaw? I can’t say I really knew anything about them until now, but a strong cover or a modern rock classic is the first step towards uncovering these talented…

31 Days, Day 17: mc chris is Dreaming During This New Music Monday

In the midst of our 31 Days of Halloween celebration, I’d be remiss to leave out the brand new album from mc chris, mc chris is Dreaming. The album dropped on 9/30 and is am homage to one of mc chris’s favorite film franchises, A Nightmare on Elm Street. With standard nerd tracks and some…