Funky urban hip hop and soul is not something you expect to come from North of the Border, but here we have Grand Analog, who does it all and does it well.
Even obscurists get to form supergroups, and Filthy Friends is one of the top entries in that category, with membership from Sleater-Kinney, the Young Fresh Fellows, the Fastbacks, and more.
Like getting picked up by the scruff of your neck and smashed into a wall of orange Jello, Swarming Branch gets your attention with the warping and weaving of “Zsazsur’s Real Estate Song”.
Did Jeff Rosenstock manage to find an unrecorded Ramones song? “Beating My Head Against A Wall” sure sounds like it, and that is 1,000% a compliment.
I’m really going to miss Sharon’s voice and her uncompromising work ethic.
This song by La Louma sure is a catchy anthem for us skeptics and cynics.
I think Lemmy would have appreciated Canadian superbanjoplayer Lisa LeBlanc’s fierce take on “Ace Of Spades”.
Cleary, this is something that needs a song to explain, and Mo Kenney is up to the task.
You can always tell a Kinks song.