Young Jesus-Rose Eater

Since 2012, I’ve stayed up with whatever Young Jesus has had going on. In 2020, their album Welcome To Conceptual Beach ended up in my favorite 25 releases of the year. Always something new and different when John Rossiter is involved, and the new single “Rose Eater” is no different. Taken from the upcoming album Shepherd Head, out September 16th on Saddle Creek, this single … Continue reading Young Jesus-Rose Eater

Young Jesus-Green (Video)

Young Jesus have been fairly quiet since my classic resurrection joke when they released Grow/Decompose back in March of 2015. They’re coming back in a big way, with a new self-titled album out September 12th on Gigantic Noise. They just released a video for the single “Green” today, directed by Jordan Epstein. It finds the band in a different place than we last left them-the … Continue reading Young Jesus-Green (Video)


The last time we checked in with Bummer, they had a new video starring Allison Scagliotti for their song “Low.” Now they’re back with a new single ahead of their self-titled EP coming out April 8th, and it couldn’t be more different. While “Low” was a more ambient tune that built on a beat and vocals, “wayisound” is a grungy rocker filled with guitars and … Continue reading Bummer-“wayisound”

Bummer-“Low” (Video)

Seldom do I like a video that is based mostly on interpretive dance. Somehow the combination of new Chicago band Bummer and star of television’s Warehouse 13 Allison Scagliotti works. Maybe it’s because she’s also in one of my favorite episodes of Party Down, “Taylor Stiltskin’s Sweet 16.” I don’t know if she’s had training in ballet or not, but her dancing seems like she … Continue reading Bummer-“Low” (Video)