Grivo Trudges West: A relic of another desert arrives to the Usual Place

Last Saturday, Austin-based shoegaze band Grivo made their way into the Las Vegas desert for the first time. With the help of Still Life Replica, Morosis, Luxury Furniture Store, and Elfearz, Grivo created an unforgettable night!  The night kicked off with progressive rock band Still Life Replica who played a mix of old and new […]

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An Interview with Morosis

We sat down with Morosis to talk about their latest release Saturnine. Saturnine is the band’s second EP and consists of their single Reverie and four new songs. With this album, the band decided to go in a slightly different direction focusing on more existential themes and an emphasis on a heavier sound.  Check out our […]

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Movies night

From Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico comes shoegaze pop trio, Aladin Fox. The band’s latest release was Movies Night (Bonus Tracks) which consists of unreleased demos from their Movies Night EP.  I first became aware of Aladin Fox a few years ago when my cousin and I talked about music. Among all the bands he showed […]

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Aurora Boreal

Earlier this month, Señor Kino from Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, released their third full-length album Aurora Boreal. The album comes with great anticipation as it was meant to be released more than a year ago but was put on hold because of the pandemic.  With this LP, Señor Kino isn’t completely moving away from their surf-punk […]

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