Crooks On Tape


Boogarins – “A Pattern Repeated On” (Feat. John Schmersal)

Brazilian psych rockers Boogarins are heading out on tour this summer, and they've got a new single to accompany the announcement. It features vocals by…
Chris DeVille | May 3, 2017 - 11:02 am

Crooks On Tape – “Duper” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Crooks On Tape -- one of Enon/Brainiac schizoid indie-rock OG John Schmersal's two current projects along with Vertical Scratchers -- released a very good album…
Chris DeVille | August 8, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Crooks On Tape – “If Feelings Mean A Thing” Video

John Schmersal got his start in the '90s band Brainiac, one of my very favorite bands of all time. Those days are long past, and…
Miles Bowe | January 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Crooks On Tape (Ex-Enon) – “If Feeings Mean A Thing” (Stereogum Premiere)

Before starting the spastic yet tuneful New York post-punk act Enon, John Schmersal was a member of Brainiac, the schizoid Dayton rock greats whose tenure…
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2013 - 12:07 pm