“Misery/Stay” (La-Ti-Da) Remember when music was recorded direct-to-tape in old-fashioned, wood-panelled studios that smelled like sweat, ratty couches, and stale cigarette smoke? Based on this fantastically analogue-sounding 7-inch, garage-soul revivalists the Ballantynes most certainly do. Some of the group’s red-lined live energy gets lost in translation here, which is to be expected considering the way […]

The Tranzmitors, The Ballantynes, The React, and The Radii are all releasing records on one glorious night at The Astoria! The Tranzmitors: Concrete Depression/A Little Bit Closer 7″   listen The Ballantynes: Misery/Stay 7″ The React!: Sounds That I’ve Heard/Only Living For You 7″   listen The Radii: The Radii 12″   listen Do yourself […]