Album Review: Teenage Halloween – Teenage Halloween

By Jonah Krueger, News Editor
[Don Giovanni Records; 2020]
Rating: 7/10
Key tracks: “Drown”, “Racehorse”, “Turn Right, Goes Straight”
New Jersey power-punk collective Teenage Halloween may have just served up the sweetest existentially-concerned cocktail this side of Jeff Rosenstock. One part Pacific Northwest indie, two parts California ska/pop-punk, with a dash of Springsteen and modern folk-punk for garnish, Teenage Halloween’s self-titled debut is a satisfyingly melodic crowd-pleaser.

Album Review: Nana Grizol – Ursa Minor

By Devon Hannan, Features Editor [Orange Twin; 2017] Rating: 7.5/10 Key Tracks: “Photos from When We Were Young,” “TV Song,” “Window” The catchiest folk-punk band is back with their first LP in seven years (it’s about time). Ursa Minor bursts with optimism at each and every corner. Nana Grizol has taken the time to formulate one of…

What We’re Playing – Week of 3/27/17

Hey Rock Lobsters!! Here’s all the sweet new tunes that’s new to rotation this week. Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked At Me The newest record from the project of The Microphone’s Phil Elverum is a heartbreaking tribute to his late wife Geneviève Castrée, with each track acting as a introspective look at the grieving…