Their third album and second for Matador Records, THE YOUNG return in 2014 with “Chrome Cactus” – a backbreaking album containing 10 metal-tinged, guitar-heavy blowouts. Listen here » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/09/24/the-young-chrome-cactus/
PREMIER: POLLEN is a three-piece pop-punk trio from Austin, Texas. The band is releasing their new self-titled EP, coming on cassette and digital formats officially on June 10th. Go listen now! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2014/06/03/premier-pollen-st-ep/
#FRIDAYSFIND: SS: Mark Ryan, the mind behind countless Denton, TX bands (among them the Marked Men and High Tension Wires) is back with the latest LP for his pop-punk project MIND SPIDERS. Inhumanistic is his third album in as many years for Dirtnap Records in Portland, and it’s a record that’s equal parts punk rock, synth pop and sci-fi. Don’t sleep on this, listen up now! » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2013/10/25/fridays-find-mind-spiders-inhumanistic/
It’s been nearly two years since the release of PURE X’s debut Pleasure, but they sound better than ever before on Crawling up the Stairs. Courtesy of Acéphale Records, it’s now available on white vinyl in a limited pressing of 1000 » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2013/06/07/fridays-find-pure-x-crawling-up-the-stairs/
SS: HUNDRED VISIONS - “Permanent Basement” LP - tricky, fun-loving rock & roll from Austin, TX » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2013/01/18/hundred-visions-permanent-basement/
SS: THE ZOLTARS of Austin, TX drop their debut LP “Should I Try Once More” via Sundae Records. It’s comprised of lethargic downer-pop and even has a visual album component. Each track of the LP acts as a scene in a love story and each new song get’s a music video (or scene) at the beginning of each week in April. Don’t miss out » http://styrofoamdrone.com/2012/04/20/the-zoltars-should-i-try-once-more/
Get yourself a preview of the upcoming MIND SPIDERS album “Meltdown” on Dirtnap Records, due out officially on Feb. 28th. Listen to “Wait for Us” right now » click here
OBN IIIs “The One and Only” LP (on Tic Tac Totally) is one of our favorite records running right now, straight up no rules punk rock, yr gonna love it » listen here!