Woolen Men

Your New Favorite Band: The Woolen Men

I’d love for you to explain to me, how a band from the Pacific Northwest sounds like the best post-punk band I’ve heard in ages. The Woolen...

Surf Curse

This is Surf Curse

Hailing from Reno, Nevada, Surf Curse have a fondness for 4-track recordings and pizza. Need to know anything more? Rhiannon digs in with the boys and gets...

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Time to worship: Pyyramids

PYYRAMIDS is the dark and mysterious union of two beautifully creative minds joined together from great distance. Improbably comprised of Tim Nordwind and Drea Smith – he...

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The Bukowski punk of FIDLAR

Not everybody is going to get it. Some people toss aside the writings of the brilliant Charles Bukowski, calling them the work of a senseless drunk. Those...

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Your New Favorite Band: The History of Apple Pie

Remember those moments in your life when you listened to a new record and it gave you goosebumps? For me, it’s only happened a few times. Loveless,...

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Catching up with the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

The first time I saw the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, I had a modicum of knowledge about their music. It was one of those shows you go...

We need more: Barbarian

We need more: Barbarian

Can we move the TDOA offices to San Diego? The other day, I was perusing NME and stumbled upon a great band called Barbarian. The song featured...

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From The Basement To Your Ears: Ba Babes!

Once again, the newest addition to our writer team, Rhiannon, has tipped us off on a great band that had escaped our notice. The wonderfully named Ba...

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The Vacant Lots- Revisted

When last we left The Vacant Lots, they had just finished establishing themselves as one of the preeminent bands in psych rock, while performing at the Austin...

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Love at first listen: Plateaus

Ah the treasures that you can find while listening to music. I stumbled up a Colleen Green single a few months ago, which led me to discover...

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