The Alt Weekly Roundup (8/10)

Music The Editor August 10, 2020

A highlight from a Blink-182 covers comp, the glimmering return of bedbug, and the great new Tough Age record were among our staff's favorites from last week. Check out all eight new releases that we deem 'must-hear':

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Album Review: The Beths – Jump Rope Gazers

Music admin August 6, 2020

Especially for bands as talented and established as The Beths, each record an artist releases should push the sound in a new direction at least just a little. While there are several great songs on Gazers, the biggest foible is that there is not a single track that wouldn’t feel at home on their debut.

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Video Premiere: Magic Ray Gun – “Leaving The Beach”

Music admin August 4, 2020

You might know Anderson Ragan from their band Pictures of Vernon, or their band Diva Sweetly, or because once upon a time they used to write for The Alternative. But then fame and fortune got to their head, so whats next is obviously a family band. Check out their new project, Magic Ray Gun.

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Album Premiere: Buddie — ‘Diving’

Music The Editor August 3, 2020

On 'Diving,' the debut full-length from Buddie, the Philadelphia four-piece attempts to reckon with the slow destruction of our planet, channeling all of that restless energy into the band's catchiest music to date.

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