Hey, friends! After the success of AltCtrl’s Volume Doom compilation, I’m endeavoring to release a digital sampler every season. These comps aren’t just any old garbage tracks collected by trawling the depths of Facebook and asking random bands for submissions… The songs are from GOOD bands that have been featured on the blog. (And my… Continue reading AltCtrl Summer Sampler — OUT NOW!
The blog is excited to have Erik Caplan of Thunderbird Divine show us his patches! The singer, guitarist, and theremin player for this Philly stoner rock outfit has an interesting theme to his current battle vest, and is also leading the way for a new generation of patch enthusiasts. Be sure to catch Thunderbird Divine… Continue reading SHOW ME YOUR PATCHES with ERIK CAPLAN of THUNDERBIRD DIVINE
Thunderbird Divine’s debut full length Magnasonic, released on CD this month through Connecticut label Salt of the Earth Records, offers four tracks of spaced out stoner rock grooves that are sure to please genre enthusiasts. But what distinguishes this Philadelphia outfit from the pack? First of all, TBD experiments with nontraditional instrumentation right from their… Continue reading Album Review: Thunderbird Divine’s Magnasonic