"With its seamless merging of the brash and sometimes gloomy shoe-gaze instrumentals and indie-pop melodies, the record is able to take on a mind of its own, way beyond a 12 song tracklist or top layer musicality. It has one experiencing a steady plane of a soft daze that lasts well-after the record's end."
"The drummer began the set closed off, and slowly opened up until his drumming stance was wide as can be. If this was a cruise, the drummer would’ve thrown himself overboard. At one point something flew off of his cymbals. Their sound was funky, friendly and volcanic with rapping and straight jamming. "
Gouge Away is a four-piece hardcore band specializing in fusing raw emotion and fury with righteous stabs at our current social order. We spoke with GA’s vocalist Christina about their songwriting inspirations, hopes for Fest, touring, and their new record!
Awakebutstillinbed are currently on an extensive tour and we caught their show in Jacksonville with Bobby Kid and Heckdang. Check out our photos
"Without my overwhelming love for music and the gateway it created in my life, I don't know where I'd be heading career wise or who would be standing beside me as I did."
The Civic Media Center held a benefit show for the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee with the bands The Copilots, Sports Reference, Cheap Plastic and Articles. Check out our photos from the show by Sports Reference's Jeremy McGuire.
My care Don't just have eyes for me Don't you see I'm surrendering my body Answer Me when I ask this time How can you Get off to such a thin lie? Oh my god I can't help what I can't help My god They say don't hit below the belt Oh my god … Continue reading Surrounder: (Front Porch Song)
Which compulsion Does it feed To speak of now As an in-between? Fall into step with the crowd Hyper-monotony bound American euphoria Is a movie scene In a concrete dream Time lapse Of traffic downtown Hyper-monotony bound When I told you I'm moving back down south You laughed At the big gap Between my … Continue reading Surrounder: Hyper-monotony (City Folk)
Your role models, your friends, Your parents and kin Can you help that They are all caricatures? I can't help what I want from you But it makes what you are to me Mostly a caricature Ooh my device Hides your insides Ooh all my might Badadadada Ooh your insides Stop at my eyes … Continue reading Surrounder: Jingle Jangle Flim Flam
It don't mean much But I worked beside her Still wish I had known To see her off In all her 60 years They had time to work Her to death But all I got was a fucking text: Can you come in on Monday for The shift she left? I should take it … Continue reading Surrounder: Potato Man