Tuyet Nguyen

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  • 8 years ago | Music News

    I used to live in this punk house. The walls were held up by tape and show fliers; the carpet smelled like beer. It was cramped and there was always one roommate too many, but the rent was cheap. A constant flux of touring bands slept on our floor...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    The Green Fuse is known for ardent DIY aesthetics — specifically, its handsome homemade record covers and its soon-to-be-impractical cassette tape releases. And such crafty projects are telling of the truly underground nature of the trio, wh...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Weedeater: It's hard to imagine a more appropriate handle for this North Carolina-based power trio, whose bass-heavy metal is marked by droning repetitive riffs and augmented by indecipherable monster-sized vocals. On its most recent effort, the S...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    The Dead Science writes pop music. Just ask guitarist/vocalist Sam Mickens. Despite any appearances to the contrary — the lo-fi recordings, the lilted, nervous-boy falsetto vocals or the elementary disregard for verse-chorus-verse structure ...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    At my age," Jason Walker declares, "I don't know how to approach a band anymore." At 28, Walker's not being glib. He's spent the last half of his life behind a drum set, sweating it out in cramped practice pads and even tighter quarters in vans wh...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Sometimes on Sunday night, I just want to lay on the couch and watch TV, but I can't because I have to go entertain the people." Ian Williams laughs as he makes this remark, but the fact is, he can barely find time for himself these days. Speaking...