The Ashcan email list.



A B & The Sea

Retro pop-rock marauders A B & The Sea are a fresh continuation in that long legacy of creatives minds called to the Golden State.

Wolves, Where? | The Camel The Lion The Child

Louisiana rockers responsible for cured hangovers and lost underpants.


An intricate unison of folksy melody and warmth.

Sundowner | We Chase The Waves

A weakened four-chord songwriter’s attempt, Sundowner takes a swing at folk.

Dirty Tactics | It Is What It Is

Enjoy their reckless youth—you can tell they are.

Asspiss | Fuck Off and Die

“Trailercore” punk band fails to leave their stain…er…mark on this listener.

Thralls | Nemesis

Get sucked into a dark and dreamy hole of sonic thrashings. Thralls rockets into a super nova of sound.

The Flatliners | Cavalcade

The group reveals much more depth than one would typically attribute to a punk band, as the years of refinement and development have paid off for these guys.

The Secretions

“We rented a Ford 15-passenger van with a much higher rollover risk to make the tour more exciting.”

Superfinos VTO | The Tinman´s Last Request

These three dudes know how to lay down the kind of goods stoners, hessians, and burnouts alike can hangout and headbang to.

Tanlines | Settings

The layers of synth-beats and drum loops were better left in the congo.

Young Livers | Of Misery And Toil

Gainesville punks deliver some decent, ear-splitting hardcore.

Sentinel | Four Days Deep

Four Days Deep has all the trappings of Sentinel’s large, airy sound –an impressive feat for a band with only three members.

The Skygreen Leopards | Gorgeous Johnny

Whispery pop-psychedelia and jingle-jangle Norcal folk are heavy in the mix.

Dave Ford | Home

Ford’s disarming voice and infectious guitar hooks propel lyrics that unflinchingly explore the depths of mental illness and loss.

The Tunnel

In The Tunnel’s latest album, Carver Brothers Lullaby, rural Californian lore is the impetus for songs that nod to the Gothic as well as sheer loudness.

Teenage Bottlerocket | They Came From The Shadows

Teenage Bottlerocket comes out blasting sing along choruses with more “Whoa oh oh’s” than The Ramones and Screeching Weasel combined.

David Knight

Think electro-acoustic meets whimsical (+ satisfying lyrics) resulting in a fizzy bottle of all our most potent emotions.

Oh No | Dr. No’s Ethiopium

Dr. No’s Ethiopium is a 36-track storehouse of sonic narcotics exploring the rich world of Ethiopian music.

The Copyrights/The Brokedowns Split 7″

What you’re dealing with is a raw, pure, relentless barrage on your audial senses.

Please Do Not Fight

A mesh of curious and stimulating sounds that have an unusual motive.

Broadcast and the Focus Group | Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age


British psychedelia, cryptic pagan fantasy under a cool modern surface.