Archive for September 19th, 2014

  • Self ascribed “Arizona Bummer Jams”, Merit came to my attention because I heard they were doing a searing cover of The Replacements¬† “Can’t Hardly Wait” on their last tour and they were and I was glad I got to hear it at the release show for The Riveras new album, where I also got to see them for the first time. They lay heavy reference on Emo influences, but maybe I just always saw that as gut pouring indie rock derived from punk anyway, so I don’t really know what that means. The guitars are goddamn great, crunchy, loud and...

    Merit – The Truth About The Twenties EP

    Self ascribed “Arizona Bummer Jams”, Merit came to my attention because I heard they were doing a searing cover of The Replacements¬† “Can’t Hardly Wait” on their last tour and they were and I was glad I got to hear it at the release show for The Riveras new album, where I also got to see them for the first time. They lay heavy reference on Emo influences, but maybe I just always saw that as gut pouring indie rock derived from punk anyway, so I don’t really know what that means. The guitars are goddamn great, crunchy, loud and...

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