FensePost Podcast Series: FenseCast #1, From The Garage

So this is it, the first FensePost Podcast. A few weeks ago I sat down and compiled a mix of various songs; some new, some old, most finding some relation to garage rock or garage pop. Hence the title, From The Garage. The theme is loose, so some bands fit and some don’t. There are… Continue reading FensePost Podcast Series: FenseCast #1, From The Garage

Song Reviews

The Splinters: Mysterious [mp3]

One of my favorite singles from last year was The Splinters‘ debut 7-inch Splintered Bridges. Mixing lo-fi garage rock with post punk and grrl pop, the band fit into everybody’s favorite niche genre of 2009. With compounded female vocals semi-shouted into microphones, ragged and gritty guitar riffs, and a lo-fi echoing tambourine, the girls are… Continue reading The Splinters: Mysterious [mp3]

Song Reviews

The Splinters: Splintered Bridges [Track Review]

We’re sure seeing our share of all-girl groups these days. Already-talked about here on FensePost include Vivian Girls (a track review of “When I’m Gone” was published this morning), Pens, and now The Splinters, whose “Splintered Bridges” matches the aforementioned groups in garage pop excellence. This quartet officially released their debut 7-inch featuring “Splintered Bridges”… Continue reading The Splinters: Splintered Bridges [Track Review]