ALBUM: Tales of Misery and Procrastination [Misery Date]

Man, oh, man! I am glad to be writing this right now. Why? I’m glad you asked, reader! Oh, you didn’t? Sorry. I’ll leave. Just kidding! I’m going to subject you to my review of this album! Let’s begin with the … Continue reading

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DINGUS COMIX: Are We Not Men?!

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Dingus Comix: Record Store Jones

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Honduras: IRL VIDEO (& sum unrlsd phtz)

I used to film a lot of shows. Now I photograph a lot of shows. Even though I know I was there photographing some of these, this recap from a variety of recent live Honduras shows made me miss doing some … Continue reading

EP: Suck Berry [The Harmonica Lewinskies]

[New York, New York] Suck Berry by The Harmonica Lewinskies Hello my dear readers! I’m back with another gem to tickle your ears and move your feet. It’s the latest from Dingus darlings, The Harmonica Lewinskies. I anxiously grab my … Continue reading

The Gradients – “Charlie 182″ Video

A little over a month ago The Gradients released a new video for their song “Charlie 182.” They posted the link on Facebook with the following message: “New video for “182” Made by Luca, opening text by Madeline Babuka-Black Starring the … Continue reading

YOU’RE SHOW ANNOYING: 4 Kinds of People Who Suck at Shows

1. Pseudo Curious Gearhead / Equipment Guy: To be clear, there’s nothing wrong with curiosity. We all have our moments when we see something interesting that sparks a “Holy butts, what the shit is that?!” However, this guy is not … Continue reading

Ragers & Rock Shows: DINGUS / SUGAR MAMA BK @ NORTHSIDE 2015

Dingus Blog & Sugar Mama Bk return with 2 amazing showcases for the Northside Festival in Williamsburg this weekend! ** with $5 Tarra Tarot Readings in between sets ** *poster by Mary Shyne* THURSDAY 6/11 @ THE GUTTER Tall Juan … Continue reading

Single: Salvation [ShirleySaid]

[London, United Kingdom] ‘Salvation’ by ShirleySaid ‘Salvation’, the latest track from London-based ShirleySaid, is gaining lots of UK press, so we at the illustrious Dingus felt it only appropriate to show some love to our new friends from across the Atlantic. The electro-psych … Continue reading

Ghost Overseas: Lima, Peru

In a recent write-up posted on the Jazz at Lincoln Center Tumblr page musician Wynton Marsalis had this to say about a certain city in South America, “There is a motley assortment of apartment buildings in all shapes and colors … Continue reading

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Album Review: Premonitions [Sabals]

[De Land, Florida] Premonitions by Sabals Premonitions, the debut release from folk-pop outfit Sabals, starts off like a deep-cut from a long-lost Cranberries album, except if the Cranberries weren’t abysmally, devastatingly terrible – and I mean that in the best way possible. Singer … Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Acid Dad

For someone who prefers not to acknowledge genres when describing music, I find it irresponsible to describe Acid Dad’s music without weighing heavily on a select two. Tracks ‘Brain Body’ and ‘Graveyard Kid’ by Acid Dad are dubbed both “#psych-punk” (psych-dash-punk) … Continue reading

Album: Diamonds & Junkfood [The Meaning Of Life]

[New York, New York] Diamonds & Junkfood by The Meaning Of Life When I think of bands playing music today on the Lower East Side, I tend to think of under-rehearsed groups playing in over-sized rooms with mediocre PA systems. … Continue reading

DANGERZONE: Heeney – I hate to see you go, but I love to watch you leave

Heeney is breaking up. If you know who they are, you probably know that by now. This past weekend they played a three show tour with Swimmers (previously Emily’s Army) spanning from Baltimore to Cambridge and in-between was what was meant … Continue reading

Single: We Scare Each Other [Har-di-Har]

[Saint Paul, Minnesota] ‘we scare each other’ by Har-di-Har Har-di-Har’s latest single, ‘we scare each other’, is a blatant laugh at your attempt to live in a world of verse-chorus-verse-chorus-bridge-chorus song structures. The song starts artfully with a ghostly synth, a syncopated beat, … Continue reading

Album: Self-Titled [Fat Heaven]

[New York, New York] Fat Heaven by Fat Heaven on Chisel Records Everyone’s been talking about it…. All your friends are doing it…. Your mom told you to be safe about it…. Yup. That’s right. I’m talking about Punk. On February 24, 2015 a fierce, … Continue reading