Category Archives: Garage Punk

Mikal Cronin – You Gotta Have Someone

When Mikal Cronin was touring on his self-titled record put out earlier this year by Trouble in Mind, I couldn’t help but laugh to myself when he introduced some unrecorded songs during his set by saying “Okay, here’re a couple … Continue reading

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Bloodshot Bill – Thunder and Lightning

Canadian singer/songwriter, and one-man band rockabilly virtuoso Bloodshot Bill released Thunder and Lightning back in April of 2011 on Norton Records. Bloodshot Bill’s been active making music with King Kahn and Mark Sultan of late, performing in both Tandoori Knights … Continue reading

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Heavy Times – Jacker

Hozac Records released Chicago-based Heavy Times’ second full-length LP Jacker November 1st, 2011.  Jacker embodies the band’s blue-collar “shut up and play” mentality through and through, and with a 23-minute running time, there’s not an ounce of fucking around on … Continue reading

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Thee Oh Sees – Carrion Crawler / The Dream

Thank God John Dwyer’s been too busy with bong rips and songwriting to take his Adderall because 2011 brought us a whole slew of new Oh Sees songs via In the Red Records. Carrion Crawler/The Dream is the most recent … Continue reading

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Mikal Cronin – Self-titled

Out of the same scene that birthed Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, The Fresh and Onlys, Sic Alps and many more noteworthy acts comes Mikal Cronin. Some may be familiar with his work in Moonhearts whose s/t full length (Tic … Continue reading

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Jacuzzi Boys – Glazin’

Miami’s Jacuzzi Boys are following up their debut LP No Seasons with an album they’re calling Glazin’. The new album will be put out through Hardly Art and will offer up 10 new garage punk anthems. The boys spent more … Continue reading

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Fungi Girls – Some Easy Magic

The Texas-based Fungi Girls are a group of youngsters (all of the members are under 21) who have been raising some eyebrows with their mix of garage, surf, and psych rock. Combining reverb, fuzz pedals, and bubblegum pop hooks, these … Continue reading

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Human Eye – They Came From the Sky

Detroit’s Human Eye recently released their third full-length on Sacred Bones Records entitled They Came From the Sky. Fronted by Timmy Vulgar (Timmy’s Organism, Clone Defects), Human Eye plays a monstrous combination of psych and proto-punk with science fiction inspired … Continue reading

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Bleached – Carter 7″

California’s all-girl punk group Mika Miko may no longer be active, but a couple of their members (Jesse and Jennifer Clavin) have gone on to form Bleached, who have recently put out a 7″ entitled Carter through Art Fag Recordings. … Continue reading

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Happy Thoughts – S/T

Happy Thoughts is Eric LaGrange’s (Cave Weddings, Romance Novels) newest project, released by Hozac Records on June 7th, 2011. This slab of wax features 12 songs of poppy garage punk tunes that are full of earworms you’ll be humming along … Continue reading

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