The Men: New York City [Album Review]

The MenNew York CityFuzz Club Records [2023] Brooklyn’s The Men put out several fantastic punk records back in the early 2010’s and then over the last 10 years have expanded their sound into more indie friendly areas that even included a touch of Americana. Their recent material has been solid but I fully admit that … Read more

The Men – “Hard Livin'” [Video]

“When everyone left NYC, the sewer opened and we crawled out.” Prolific Brooklyn institution The Men are today announcing their ninth studio album, ‘New York City’, and sharing the incendiary lead cut, “Hard Livin’’. Arriving following 2020’s Mercy, the new LP will be released February 3rd 2023 on the group’s new label home Fuzz Club … Read more

The Men: Tomorrow’s Hits [Album Review]

The Men Tomorrow’s Hits Sacred Bones Records [2014] Fire Note Says: The Men continue to slash and burn with their chaotic fifth album. Album Review: And here I was about to give up on The Men. Last year’s New Moon left me cold. It was just too rustic and countrified for my liking. Then they … Read more

The Men New Video for “I Saw Her Face” / New Record Out Now

The Men have unveiled their first ever music video for “I Saw Her Face”, off their new album, New Moon, out now on Sacred Bones Records. You can catch The Men on tour this spring in North America and watch the video below. TOUR DATES Apr 10 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom Apr 11 Chicago, … Read more

The Men: New Moon [Album Review]

The Men New Moon Sacred Bones Records [2013] Fire Note Says: The Men take a risk again on fourth long player New Moon. Album Review: Last year’s excellent Open Your Heart from The Men took plenty of risks and each and every one of them paid off as it was the post-punk band’s best record … Read more

The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2012: 50 to 41 [Day 1]

#50 Nada Surf The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy Barsuk Records [2012] The combining of Nada Surf’s focus with their high spirits made The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy one of the most optimistic records the band has released to date. The same confidence that has been with band over the years felt even stronger … Read more

The Men: Open Your Heart [Album Review]

The Men Open Your Heart Sacred Bones Records [2012] Fire Note Says: The Men release their most exciting record to date! Album Review: The Men proved to be one of the harder hitting post-punk groups out there after last years thrilling Leave Home record took everyone that listened by surprise. Just as jolting is that … Read more