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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Spring! Finally! It’s above 45 degrees here in New York, and though it’s a tad rainy, color is slowly creeping back into the world. The music realm seems to be doing the same, with irresistible, colorful dance tracks beginning to blossom and populate pre-summer playlists (the almighty Song Of The Summer approaches!). Of course, it’… More »

By: Stereogum / March 27, 2015 - 5:36 pm

Crying – “Patriot”

If you’ve been keeping up with Crying over the past few months as they worked on new material, you’d know that something different was on the way. With their new one-off “Patriot,” they begin the gradual slide away from their signature chiptune indie rock stylings and into ’80s rock-inspired bombast. On Twitter, the band citedMore »

By: James Rettig / March 24, 2015 - 6:47 pm

Crying – “Emblem” (Stereogum Premiere)

Chiptune-rock virtuosos Crying have a stranglehold on controlled chaos: glitchy distortion threatens to bubble over, but never does; the vocals are always on the edge of disintegrating into the songs themselves, but never do. It’s a delicate tightrope game they’re playing, but so far they haven’t misstepped. “Emblem” is a highlight from their upcoming sophomore… More »

By: James Rettig / November 6, 2014 - 11:01 am

Crying – “Batang Killjoy”

Crying’s combination of chiptune craziness and muscular indie rock riffs is like no other. Their debut EP last year was one of my favorites, an absolute joy filled with jams like “Bodega Run” and “Vacation” that bleated as much as they rocked. “Batang Killjoy” is the first track from their upcoming release, Get Olde /More »

By: James Rettig / October 15, 2014 - 7:59 pm