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Anime Aliens New Album: Sucker Punch

TUBE. caught up with Sacramento prog-punk band, Anime Aliens, to talk about their new album, Sucker Punch. The album features 15 “quick hits” that sure does pack a punch. You’d be a sucker not to check it out.   Check out their album and others at animealiens.bandcamp.com Video by: Heather Uroff, Melissa Uroff, and Cam … Continue reading

A Trip to San Kazakgascar
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A Trip to San Kazakgascar

San Kazakgascar describes itself as “quasi-Middle Eastern/Indian psychedelia.” The description is a fitting one as the Sacramento band takes Middle Eastern and Indian sounds, which are already often associated with hippy mind-altering experiences, and weaves them in hypnotic patterns. Their sound is somewhat reminiscent of Dead Can Dance and the sitar music of Ravi Shankar that inspired … Continue reading

Duke Chevalier Plays the Ace of Swords.
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Duke Chevalier Plays the Ace of Swords.

Duke Chevalier is an enigmatic California music project melding esoteric, spiritual influences with odd notes of funk, folk, hip-hop, and catchy riffs. The group, whose members do not broadcast their identities, is finally ready to debut their first release since ‘Hangin’ onto the Vision’ in March 2014. The five track EP, Ace of Swords is an alternately mellow … Continue reading

Blunt & Controversial: Leftöver Crack’s Constructs of the State.
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Blunt & Controversial: Leftöver Crack’s Constructs of the State.

Listening to Leftöver Crack’s new album, Constructs of the State, reminded me of the feelings I had when I first entered a punk pit: some terror, confusion, wonder regarding where my shoe went and why everyone was yelling. But this album also resonated deeply with the revolutionary anger that first drew me to the genre. … Continue reading