August 26


With their new release attempting to straddle the line between the cold, ethereal world of digital and the warmth of natural feeling, is it possible for the The Album Leaf’s Between Waves to provide a soundtrack to reflective solitude, while also managing to stand on its own as an instrumental album?

With so much crust love going on in the underground these days, is there any act that can really put something out there that will really manage to stay fresh or challenge anyone anymore? Or perhaps there’s one more band to list when it comes to blistering punk with the ability to channel hatred and optimism in turn? Perhaps it’s Lies, coming out of California? Perhaps you should read the review of their latest release.