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Wander – Mourning

Oakland, CA quartet Wander, and their full-length debut “Mourning,” in many ways stand in contradiction to what one might expect going in. Despite the…

8.3

Winter Dust – Thresholds

During the formative years that shaped my current musical interests, I found myself drawn to post-punk and emo, as well as emo’s even more…

8.8

Sioux Falls – Rot Forever

Defining themselves on both their Facebook and BandCamp pages as “buttcore” and “yolo-fi,” and featuring a strong slacker aesthetic lyrically, the surface of Sioux…

Interview: Caspian

It has been a whirlwind year and a half for instrumental rock giants Caspian. The Beverly, Massachusetts sextet (including original member Calvin Joss, who…

9.3

tide/edit – Lightfoot

As a fan of instrumental music, I have no problem sinking my teeth into long-form compositions. It comes with the territory. Ranges’ 24-minute “Night…