Cloakroom @ BAR, 1/6/15

After several past encounters with Illinois band Cloakroom, we finally got to see them in person in Connecticut. It made for a noisy New Haven evening. Local grungy garage trio Bilge Rat opened the show with material from their debut EP Townie Garbage that they released last Friday. Moody and loud, the band features Thom Hart […]

Beet Box Radio: January 2015

And we are happy to be back with the first 2015 edition of our Beet Box Radio  podcast. We continue our initiative from last to year to share music from lesser known artists that deserve the attention. This time around, we touch up the shoegaze, experimental folk, and art rock genres, with many more in […]

Whirr @ The Studio at Webster, 9/16/14

Earlier this year, I encountered an assertive band in the shoegaze realm by the name of Nothing. They impressed me with their encompassing and furious instrumentals so much that I looked into their history and discovered Whirr, with whom they share a guitarist, Nick Bassett. They’re quite similar sonically, and my fandom of one quickly became a duality. […]