For this spotlight we chatted with John Pastore and Dave Sweetapple of Outer Battery Records, a New York and Vermont based label home to releases by Dinosaur Jr., Heavy Blanket, Sweet Apple, White Hills, The Obsessed and more. 2012 saw the label debut from these childhood friends and seasoned music vets, and 2013 promises to… Read more »
Wait, What Were We Talking About?
Avid readers of The Daily Rind may recall a recent post on the virtues of Psychedelic Rock in which the author hinted at a future exploration of the Stoner Rock genre. And those readers would be forgiven if they assumed that this exploration would be endlessly procrastinated. But that is not the case, and the… Read more »
Freeloader Friday: MESHUGGAH, Heavy Blanket, Nada Surf, Rhett Miller, and RACES
Happy Spring, beautiful freeloaders! We know it’s been a while, so to make up for the two-week recess we’re jam-packing your Friday with some pretty sweet music from a collection of our friends. Setting things off, we suggest you check out free tracks like MESHUGGAH‘s “I Am Colossus,” Heavy Blanket‘s “Dr. Marten’s Blues,” Nada’s Surf‘s… Read more »