J. Robbins: Basilisk [Album Review]

J. RobbinsBasiliskDischord Records [2024] Album Overview: Basilisk is J. Robbins’ second solo album, following Un-Becoming, released in 2019. Recorded between 2021 and 2022 at his Baltimore-based studio, The Magpie Cage, Basilisk features eleven songs reflecting Robbins’ shift towards a more personal and portable songwriting style. The album incorporates elements of rock, punk, and electronic music, … Read more

Fire Track: J. Robbins – “Last War”

On February 2, Dischord Records will release J. Robbins’ second full-length solo album, Basilisk, on LP and digital formats. Also in February, Robbins will tour the east coast and midwest with a full-band, including stops in Brooklyn, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and DC. Find a complete itinerary below.  J. Robbins on “Last War”:  “In 2020 I read ‘Before … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

TFN has three artists here to turn up your week! Great to see members of Fugazi back with Coriky which are out of Washington D.C. of course, a really tight 5 piece out of Dublin in the Silverbacks and finally a nod to 90’s alt-rock out of LA with Disheveled Cuss. You really can’t go … Read more

Sunwolf: Angel Eyes EP [Album Review]

Sunwolf Angel Eyes EP Dischord Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Sunwolf invokes short, punchy fun with Angel Eyes. Album Review: In the wake of Washington D.C.’s garage rock revival many have been answering the call to arms. The brainchild of Rob “Kalani“ Tifford, Sunwolf mixes the lo-fi fuzz of raw, 60‘s L.A. rockers The Seeds … Read more

The Evens: The Odds [Album Review]

The Evens The Odds Dischord Records [2012] Fire Note Says: The Odds is 13 songs you should definitely embrace! Album Review: The Evens hail from Washington DC and feature the husband and wife duo of Ian MacKaye on baritone guitar and Amy Farina on drums. Their new lp, The Odds, is their third overall, and … Read more