Album Review: Current Joys – A Different Age

By Emily DiAlbert, Contributor [Danger Collective; 2018] Rating: 8.5/10 Key Tracks: “Become the Warm Jets”, “A Different Age”, “My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days” Picture lying on the couch next to the one you love on a sleepy, rainy afternoon in spring. You aren’t doing much — simply enjoying the comforting presence of…

Group Feature: ACRN’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2018

Will 2018 be as bright as 2017 for music? Here are our most anticipated albums of 2018! Jon Fuchs, Music Director: Current Joys – A Different Age Nick Rattigan has never made a bad record before. Whether it’s with guitarist Jacob Rubeck as Surf Curse or by himself as Current Joys, every record he’s been a…

What We’re Playing – Week of 1/30/17

Hey Rock Lobsters!! Here’s some new, amazing albums that are new to the ACRN rotation this week. Surfer Blood – Snowdonia When lead guitarist Thomas Fekete died back in mid-2016, it was unclear what Surfer Blood was going to do. Their newest record, Snowdonia, makes it clear, with new guitarist Lindsay Mills and a new,…

Album Review: Surf Curse – Nothing Yet

By Jon Fuchs, Music Director [Danger Collective; 2017] Rating: 9/10 Key Tracks: “Doom Generation,” “Cronenberg,” “All is Lost” Back in 2013, the Reno, NV-based surf-rock duo Surf Curse became one of the most underrated indie bands of the past few years. After releasing a demo tape, their debut record Buds, and the Sad Boys EP all…