The Afghan Whigs: In Spades

Released: May 5, 2017 When the Afghan Whigs released Congregation back in 1992, they immediately sounded like a throw-back alternative to alt-rock. Combining elements of soul and funk with a sexually-charged lyrical perspective, frontman Greg Dulli and his cohorts were clearly marching to their own beat. The band subsequently courted mainstream success with a pair of decade-defining releases … More The Afghan Whigs: In Spades

Wunderhorse: Singer/Songwriter in Spirit, Amps-to-Eleven in Execution

Released: October 7, 2022 It’s an all too common tale: a young band bursts onto the scene, makes a ton of noise, and soon crumbles under the weight of critical acclaim-fueled expectation. Occasionally, a mercurial artist manages to emerge from the wreckage and sets out in a bold new direction. This list isn’t as long … More Wunderhorse: Singer/Songwriter in Spirit, Amps-to-Eleven in Execution

Failure: Wild Type Droid

Released: December 3, 2021 Wild Type Droid, Failure’s sixth overall full-length, just might be the band’s most focused, artistically-potent release to date. Hot take? Maybe, but trust me, I took notes, and I’m more than happy to show my work. First, some context: there was a period following their late-’90s hiatus where ‘Failure’ seemed destined … More Failure: Wild Type Droid