Trojan Horse – self-titled

Hey, remember when bands weren’t afraid to be English? And not everything was a 2nd, 3rd or further-generation copy of something American? Although inflammatory statements like that are grossly inaccurate – if you can’t find such music you’re not trying hard enough – there are two reasons I elected to go ahead and write it. […]

The Reptilian – Full Health (EP)

Kalamazoo. What a place to live that must be. The name just rolls off the tongue: Kalamazoo. According to Wikipedia the name is derived from an old Potawatomi word; a Native American tribe from the area around Lake Michigan. Kalamazoo. The closest I can get to that is the crappy kazoo I bought to irritate […]

Eric Grubbs – Post: A Look at the Influences of Post-Hardcore 1985-2007

Books on music can be a funny thing. The old saying that writing about music is like dancing about architecture holds as true with the long form as it ever does (by which I mean, shut up, I will write about music as much as I like). This leaves authors a few options: to focus […]