Daikaiju is a high energy instrumental psych-punk-metal surf rock collective with members hailing from Texas and the Pacific Northwest. The band tours relentlessly throughout the States, Europe and Asia putting on a highly interactive, unforgettable show.
Direct Hit is a punk band from Milwaukee signed to San Francisco’s Fat Wreck Chords label.
Telethon is the band that wrote a rock opera about being extremely and apocalyptically online, and the guys who released a lyric video via a Gmail screenshare. Maybe you’ve never heard of them until now, because you’re reading this blurb for their Take This to Heart Records debut, Hard Pop. In any case, this album — which dropped in June of this year — is hard pop both in name and nuance, and it’s a perfect combination of whatever this one group’s wild Midwest ambition can offer.
A Great Lake separates the members of Mush, but that hasn’t stopped the Chicago and Grand Rapids based band from crafting some fun off-kilter pop jams. Formed after discussing how sick Vagrant Records use to be, Mush strives to keep it real and make the songs they want to hear. Maybe you will too.