Features

Burger Records Announces “The Wiener Dog Comp 2: The Ghoulie Tape”

Last year, Burger Records released the first volume of The Wiener Dog Compilation. Yesterday, Burger announced the second volume, which again benefits William Keihn’s dachshund pop Ghoulie. And, like the previous comp, this one includes a slew of unreleased material by Burger-friendly artists.

Lists And Mixes

The Best LPs of 2012 Countdown: 10 to 1

Finally, I present to you my top 10 records of 2012. Once again, we begin with a pair of honorary mentions — the recent single that’s leading into my most anticipated album of 2013, and an album I know would have made the top 50 had I checked it out in advance of compiling and… Continue reading The Best LPs of 2012 Countdown: 10 to 1

On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: November 18, 2012

November 18 was the second vinyl only show, featuring an array of tunes from the likes of Sambassadeur, The Mary Onettes, Holiday Shores, Devon Williams, Le Jonathan Reilly, Christmas Island and many more. Included within were several from Sweden’s Labrador Records thanks to a recent package from the label, and I also played several tracks… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: November 18, 2012

Song Reviews

White Fence: Swagger Vets and Double Moon

White Fence is the project of Tim Presley (Darker My Love), and it rocks. Presley joins fuzzy psychedelic sounds with hazy garage pop on “Swagger Vets and Double Moon”. It’s similar in its pop sensibilities to the track “Lillian (Won’t You Play Drums)” off Is Growing Faith, but it’s even catchier thanks to the psychedelic… Continue reading White Fence: Swagger Vets and Double Moon