Pink Mexico: DUMP [Album Review]

Pink Mexico DUMP Little Dickman/Burger Records [2019] Who: Brooklyn-based grunge/fuzz act Pink Mexico return with their 3rd LP. Sound: DUMP picks up where 2016’s Fool left off. The fuzz and buzz are still there, Pink Mexico has not lost a thing. TFN Final Take: I have been smitten with Pink Mexico since their debut album … Read more

Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs: Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs [Album Review]

Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs Burger/Dine Alone Records [2017] Big guitar and big rock is what the newest offering from Toronto’s Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs self-titled record has to offer and it is a hi fivin’ fun ride. The group pulls power pop hooks and punk … Read more

Tobin Sprout: The Universe And Me [Album Review]

Tobin Sprout The Universe And Me Burger Records [2017] Fire Note Says: Tobin Sprout’s first album in seven years is wistful, poignant and brings the rock. Album Review: Tobin Sprout returns with his first solo record since 2010’s The Bluebirds of Happiness Tried to Land on My Shoulder. The Universe and Me is a real … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: Tobin Sprout – “Future Boy Today / Man Of Tomorrow”

Tobin Sprout does not need much introduction on TFN as I know our readers are very familiar with the longtime Guided By Voices member. So, let’s skip ahead to the exciting news that Tobin will be releasing his first solo record in seven years February 3rd via Burger Records. Today’s Black Friday Fire Track, “Future … Read more

together PANGEA: The Phage EP [Album Review]

together PANGEA The Phage EP Burger Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Santa Clarita’s finest offer up six songs to make your day a little better. Album Review: When this hit my in-box I must admit that I was somewhat dismayed. Twenty months after their third LP, the terrific Badillac, I was disappointed that all I … Read more

White Fang: Chunks [Album Review]

White Fang Chunks Burger Records [2015] Fire Drill Album Review: The press release for White Fang’s new album, Chunks, says that it “will put you back in touch with who you were before you became what you are.” That couldn’t be a more accurate statement as this record is full of goofing off, having a … Read more

together PANGEA – Limited Color Phage EP on Burger

together PANGEA and Burger Records will release THE PHAGE EP – produced by Tommy Stinson from The Replacements – on 12″ EP, cassette & digital on October 16th, 2015. The limited color vinyl will be orange with black. As with most Burger releases there is not a pressing number listed. You can pre-order a copy … Read more

Froth: Bleak [Album Review]

Froth Bleak Burger Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Froth find the pop between the fuzz! Album Review: The psychedelic rock train is really hard to slow down right now as West Coasters Froth have just delivered a sophomore album in Bleak that is another shining moment for the genre. There is only so much you … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: Froth – “Turn It Off”

Fuzzy psychedelic rock! That is what Froth is all about and you can hear it for yourself on the group’s first single from their forthcoming sophomore record, Bleak. “Turn It Off”, will make you imagine a dusk beach fire with the waves crashing in and the clouds slowly passing by in the background. Froth has … Read more

Michael Rault: Living Daylight [Album Review]

Michael Rault Living Daylight Burger Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Michael Rault delivers a strong record to the modern garage rock crowd. Album Review: Are you tired of the whole modern garage rock revival scene? Me neither! Enter Toronto guitarist/songwriter Michael Rault to the club and his Burger Records debut Living Daylight. Each artist in … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: Tomorrows Tulips – “Glued To You”

Burger Records will be releasing the new record from California shamble-rockers Tomorrows Tulips on October 7th. “Glued To You,” is one of the new tunes off the record, When, and it will surly be one of the more interesting songs you will hear from the band. The track is packed full of swagger even though … Read more

The Muffs: Whoop Dee Doo [Album Review]

The Muffs Whoop Dee Doo Burger Records [2014] Fire Note Says: The Muffs return with a walloping blast of 60’s inspired rock n roll. Album Review: “Sad Tomorrow” from The Muffs sophomore record, Blonder And Blonder (1995), is still one of my favorite songs from that era. I was always impressed with how tight but … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: The Pharmacy – “Masten Lake Lagoon”

Does some lo-fi psychedelic garage rock sound up your alley? If you answered yes then this new track from Seattle’s The Pharmacy will surely get your weekend started. From the opening retro jangle of guitar to the psychedelic drumming, The Pharmacy draws you into “Masten Lake Lagoon” right away. The song is almost four minutes … Read more

Curtis Harding: Soul Power [Album Review]

Curtis Harding Soul Power Burger Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Curtis Harding is an emerging artist that you should get to know now. Album Review: The retro soul movement keeps inching toward the forefront of the indie scene and leading the way is Atlanta’s Curtis Harding. You may already know the name as he was … Read more

Denney and The Jets debut album, Mexican Coke, via Burger Records

You can now pre-order Nashville hellraisers Denney and The Jets debut album, Mexican Coke, via Burger Records HERE. The record releases on April 8 and was produced by Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes’ Boys and Girls). Have a listen below and I suggest you make a grab for the limited to 200 copies of “ice” variant.

Mozes And The Firstborn: Mozes And The Firstborn [Album Review]

Mozes And The Firstborn Mozes And The Firstborn Burger Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Mozes and the Firstborn’s debut brings an excellent mix of garage rock from the Netherlands to your speakers! Album Review: The self-titled debut from the Netherlands, Mozes and the Firstborn took me by surprise when I first hit play with its … Read more

The Rebel Set: How To Make A Monster [Album Review]

The Rebel Set How To Make A Monster Burger Records/Silver Hornet [2014] Fire Note Says: The Rebel Set revel in paying tribute to the Surf Rock kings of yesteryear. Album Review: Surf-rock in landlocked Arizona? Sure, why not? Remember: JFA was from Arizona too and did a fantastic job of combining The Ventures with The … Read more

Curtis Harding Limited Gold 7-Inch from Burger Records

“Soul isn’t a feeling, a sound or a movement. It’s a connection, a current in the air — the spark of recognition, and emotions leaping across live wires.” That is at least how former CeeLo Green collaborator Curtis Harding describes it. After checking out his work with the guys from Black Lips and Night Beats … Read more

Gap Dream: Shine Your Light [Album Review]

Gap Dream Shine Your Light Burger Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Gap Dream go down a different path on their sophomore record Shine Your Light. Album Review: Sometimes you know what you are going to get just based on the label that an artist resides on. With Burger Records that style has typically been some … Read more

King Tuff: Was Dead [Album Review]

King Tuff Was Dead Burger Records [2013] Fire Note Says: King Tuff’s reissue Was Dead is a garage weirdo’s pride for the simple things. Album Review: Kyle Thomas (aka King Tuff) is a simple man enjoying the simple pleasures of Brattleboro, Vermont. Way back in 2006 when not drinking endless cups of black coffee, sketching … Read more

King Tuff – Was Dead (Deluxe LP Pre-Order) / 500 Color Vinyl

King Tuff will be reissuing Was Dead April 30 on Burger Records. There is a limited pressing of 2000 LPs with 500 being color and 1500 in black. You can pre-order Was Dead HERE. Below is King Tuff’s description on this reissue. “I think it was 2006. I recorded mostly late at night, in a … Read more