When not at his day job, Doug Mosurock covers small-press vinyl and cassette releases at Still Single, and DJs around the city. He's also a contributor to Dusted Magazine, and has been published in a variety of music publications. A more comprehensive resume of his music-related activities over the past 20 years would require you to scroll down for a while.
Doug Mosurock appears in the following:
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Ty Segall's power trio heaves forth a 14-song double album that's made for headbanging and the cultivation of bad vibes, as if all the warmth and goodwill of last year's Manipulator had turned to ash.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
As the leader of Wavves, Nathan Williams has spent five albums grafting big emotions onto a restless runaround of energetic pop-punk and stoner fuzz.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The paths forged by the boundary-pushing Swedish psych-rock band have gotten harder to define, but they're also more rewarding to follow.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
More two-minute, psychedelic garage-rock from the prolific Los Angeles trio, packing purist intentions and an inescapable weirdness.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Foxygen's Shaun Fleming aspires to a '70s ideal that rolls up sugarcoated bubblegum glam, soul balladry, Francophone pop and echoes of the Brill Building.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Finding inspiration in 1980s American punk, to battle the artisanal Armageddons of hyper-development with guitar aggression.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
On its first full-length album, the freewheeling Louisville band plays to classic rock 'n' roll ideals while simultaneously trying to dissolve them in acid.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
On his surprising, complex third album, Gibson outlines dark and alluring tales of horror and despair, human struggle and eternal regret.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Always provocative, the band jettisons post-punk thrash in favor of a sturdier Top 40 pop sound that recalls the early to mid-'80s.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
If the psych-rock practitioner's goal is to disorient, he's succeeded. But Scott accomplishes it with the tuneful exuberance required to bring so many elements together.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Squaring up with JEFF The Brotherhood at any time during its career has been mercifully simple: Come for the riffs, stay for the riffs. Hand, make horns. Horns, meet sky.
Sunday, March 08, 2015
The duo takes a few steps toward modernity on Fantasy Empire, which finds Lightning Bolt moving away from congested, low-fidelity sounds in the pursuit of studio clarity.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Recording a reunion album after 35 years, the defiant and inventive British band meets the modern era head-on, tempering its dystopias with the rhythms required to move bodies and open minds.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
The band's frigid, deafening, brutalist post-punk nods toward experimentalism. A massive production, Viet Cong's self-titled debut culminates in a furious bonfire of rage and release.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
On its second album, the D.C.-area duo borrows heavily from the legacy of Dischord Records — at times recalling Fugazi, Smart Went Crazy and Shudder To Think — while still sounding fresh and vital.
Sunday, November 02, 2014
On its second album, the Leeds band is beholden to a motorik beat and the pulse it leaves behind. But Hookworms' members also explore the energy and chaos that such a solid anchor can provide.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
In the wake of Sonic Youth's collapse, Moore's new solo album is almost calming in its familiarity, particularly as it recalls a minor-key update of SY's well-loved late-'90s salvo A Thousand Leaves.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Ford's second solo album comes marinated in the soul tradition inherent to its Memphis birthplace, and seasoned liberally by the influence of her backing band, Al Green's Hi Rhythm Section.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Meatbodies' Chad Ubovich has learned to put his personal spin on the surf-strum mutant beach party championed by California psychedelic rock bands like Thee Oh Sees, Wand and Bleached.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
On his third album, the D.I.Y. glam-rocker re-brands himself as some sort of demonic teenager. But Black Moon Spell is, at heart, the sound of one guy making sure everyone around him has a good time.