Be on the lookout for ilockedthedoor exclusive live recordings!!! I’ve got Waxahatchee and Generifus in the hopper right now.
“Small Fires” Cassette Spring Street Records 90’s Alt/Grunge I’ve seen a resurgence in posts about grunge recently, particularly Hum. All you Hum fans really need to check out Birmingham’s Salt Mine. Their first release, a cassette for Spring Street Records, channels that triumphant, distorted explosion of rock that Hum did so well. Listen to two of the four...
“Silver Year” LP Drugged Conscience Noise Punk I bought this record out of a distro last night after having seen this band a few months ago and thoroughly regretting not getting anything. Shoppers are a female fronted noise punk outfit. Shoppers remind me of the raucous energy of bands like Breather Resist or even Dive Like Jehu delivered through an even noisier and maybe punker...
“Children Of Desire” LP Katorga Works Lo Fi Dark New Wave Merchandise is back with a proper follow up to Strange Songs and Gone are The Silk Gardens. Desire is a predictably cleaner record than it’s extremely lo fi predecessors (but don’t worry it’s still plenty gritty). Songs like In Nightmare Room are a slightly more polished version of the dark new wave we saw...