Archive for March 31st, 2012

  • I had heard murmurings about Factories for nearly a year. Their producer Jalipaz had mentioned them quite a bit, even though they are not a part of the Black Cactus roster, everyone from that crew talked very excitably about them. I had been told that Underwater Getdown was history, but not to worry, because Factories was even better.  It wasn’t until last May after about six months of hearing these whispers in the wind that I got to see the proof in the pudding for myself at Peachcake’s EP release party at the Rhythm Room. It was at that point...

    Factories Have Got It Together!

    I had heard murmurings about Factories for nearly a year. Their producer Jalipaz had mentioned them quite a bit, even though they are not a part of the Black Cactus roster, everyone from that crew talked very excitably about them. I had been told that Underwater Getdown was history, but not to worry, because Factories was even better.  It wasn’t until last May after about six months of hearing these whispers in the wind that I got to see the proof in the pudding for myself at Peachcake’s EP release party at the Rhythm Room. It was at that point...

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  • Sometimes a band just comes at you out of nowhere, just lands in your lap and sometimes they become one of your new favorite bands immediately. This is the case with Therapist and there new six song EP Heart Beats. The entire affair evokes a very early 80s suffocating LA punk vibe with brilliant modern flourishes of electronica, doused in a healthy housing of darkness. Starting off with harrowing screams, the lead-off single “In Know What I Want” immediately gets down to their infectious sound after the unsettling beginning, with big bass riffs, keyboard accentuation, pounding drums and sultry punk...

    Therapist Pounding Out Heart Beats

    Sometimes a band just comes at you out of nowhere, just lands in your lap and sometimes they become one of your new favorite bands immediately. This is the case with Therapist and there new six song EP Heart Beats. The entire affair evokes a very early 80s suffocating LA punk vibe with brilliant modern flourishes of electronica, doused in a healthy housing of darkness. Starting off with harrowing screams, the lead-off single “In Know What I Want” immediately gets down to their infectious sound after the unsettling beginning, with big bass riffs, keyboard accentuation, pounding drums and sultry punk...

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