The Boise trio Ingrown play an ultra-heavy, extra thick iteration of hardcore that has a lot in common with death metal and Pantera’s sludgy riff-monster approach. Today they’ve blasted two new songs into the world, “Cold Steel” and “Grunt,” for a 7″ that, in the words of my trusted colleague Tom Breihan, “goes crazy.” It really does go crazy, Tom. Listen below.
We didn’t get a lot of new breakout rap stars this year, but one person who did make a big jump to a national audience was Sexyy Red. This past summer, Sexyy Red’s freaky but blasé anthems like “Pound Town” and SkeeYee” went from meme-bait to straight-up crossover hit status, and Sexyy put in a […]
Love Actually, the cornball ensemble comedy about a bunch of British people falling into and out of love with one another, is now 20 years old. It endures as meme fodder, if nothing else. As it turns out, the British pop balladeers Keane, who were unsigned at the time, wrote a song called “Love Actually” […]
Claire Rousay has shared a few songs this year, including “i no longer have that glowing thing inside of me,” “Sigh In My Ear,” and “Deceiver,” the latter two with Helena Deland. For Bandcamp Friday, the Los Angeles ambient artist is sharing “meg.” “meg” is different than Rousay’s usual moody material; on Bandcamp, she explains […]