After travel and life led to a longer-than-planned hiatus, the gang return to debate the biggest and best records of the last 12 months. This isn’t just a list of albums though — we take a dive into the most noteworthy selections: the surprises, the… … Continue readingBest of 2023
Join Gabbie Nirenburg and Joe Rivers as they seek to address one of the most glaring gaps in Joe’s musical knowledge: The Cars. Listening to their self-titled LP, will Joe be won over by their indelible power-pop melodies or, as Gabbie fears, will th… … Continue readingMusical Gaps: The Cars
What’s the point of the Smashing Pumpkins in 2023? Is Mandy, Indiana or BC Camplight the true sound of Manchester? David and Juan search for answers to all of May’s big questions in this belated but still (we hope) worthwhile edition of the Release R… … Continue readingRelease Round-Up (May 2023)
For our latest dose of 90s nostalgia, we sample the delightful debut album from cult Glaswegian indie-rockers Urusei Yatsura. Recently re-released on vinyl by Rocket Girl, it’s sure to appeal to fans of Pavement, Sonic Youth, and Scottish indie legen… … Continue reading90s Rewind: We Are Urusei Yatsura by Urusei Yatsura
Jeff-denier Gabbie and teenage Buckley obsessive Joe meet to discuss maybe the most revered one-album artist ever. How has Grace managed to pass Gabbie by for so long? Does Joe still feel the same about that voice as he did in high school? And, most … … Continue readingMusical Gaps: Jeff Buckley
Struggling to keep up with the endless torrent of new albums? Let us offer a helping hand. In our latest round-up, Juan and David review all of the noteworthy album releases from April – including The National, Wednesday, Feist, Everything But The Gi… … Continue readingRelease Round-Up (April 2023)
Four new tracks. Just one rule: no guitars allowed.* This month, the gang bring in Italo-disco with Nuovo Testamento, boom bap with J DaVon Harris and Skyzoo, breakbeats with Memphis LK, and indie sleaze-inspired no wave with Baba Ali.
All music incl… … Continue readingNew Music Showdown: No Guitars Allowed
Musical gaps. We all have them, especially in the streaming age where there’s so much stuff to get through.Music experts will tell you there are certain artists you MUST love but on QtP, we know that’s not realistic and we hate gatekeeping. So, in th… … Continue readingMusical Gaps: Pavement
In our latest round-up, we discuss March’s notable album releases – almost thirty records in total! Featuring boygenius, Deerhoof, Sleaford Mods, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Fever Ray, Fernet Underground, ZULU, Navy Blue, Yves Tumor and many more. … Continue readingRelease Round-up (March 2023)
David Coleman, Gabbie Nirenburg, Juan Rodríguez and Joe Rivers take a look back at Dusk, the 1993 album by The The which signalled a change in direction and had an impressive list of collaborators. Plus, in light of a recent 10/10 review on noripcord… … Continue reading90s Rewind: Dusk by The The. Plus: Does any album deserve 10/10?