Sunday, January 27, 2019
Death Ritual (2019)
Crank this to 9.6 of 11
|    Editor's Pick
Genre: Doom
Sounds Like: Sleep, Church of Misery, Conan
How could you not be intrigued by the pensive and ominous artwork of Aki Pitkanen? Behind the cover art lies some very rich and bellowing doom soundscapes. Death Ritual  by Yatra is the latest excursion from the Maryland based trio that dives deeply into comforting warm slow fuzz. The ...
Monday, September 5, 2016
Confirmation Bias (2016)
Crank this to 8 of 11
Genre: Post punk, Indie
Sounds Like: Orangutang, Fugazi, Candy Machine
Confirmation Bias is the sophomore release from Chicago’s post-punk based Yeesh. Doyle’s vocals hold steady and really grow on you after several listens. Doyle reminds us throughout the album of Orangutang’s vocalist Christian Dyas without the sarcastic edge. We appreciate...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Yesterdays Children
ST (1969)
Crank this to 8.9 of 11
Genre: Blues, Psychedelic rock
Sounds Like: Blue Cheer, Captain Beyond, Cactus
We know this is not the greatest album cover for a psyche rock band, so we urge you to look past this. The artwork does not portray the music very well, in fact it could have played a part in the bands’ short career. Yesterday’s Children were a highly obscure psychedelic rock band from C...
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Atma (2011)
Crank this to 8.5 of 11
Genre: Doom
Sounds Like: Pentgram, Sleep, Black Sabbath
This is a special review in memory of a dear friend and brother of the Rotation11 family. His passion for music and love for the band YOB impacted us. Understanding that they have a significant underground following they never were obscure enough to make it on our site, however, we are making an exc...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Young Creatures
Fear All The Things (2014)
Crank this to 8.5 of 11
Genre: Rock
Sounds Like: Eyes on the Shore, Incubus, The Killers
The debut full  length album from L.A. based Young Creatures features a blend of spacious rock, pop, with hints of psychedelia. Fear All The Things is riddled with dark undertones, intelligent lyrics and a very radio friendly pop vibe. What intrigues us most about the band is their abi...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Young Moon
Navigated Like The Swans (2012)
Turn this to 4.5 of 11
Genre: Indie, Folk
Sounds Like: Kings of Convenience, Josh Ritter, Blind Pilot
The indie folk genre is saturated with so many unusual artists today making it difficult for up and coming bands to break free and get noticed. One of these up and coming bands is Young Moon with their 2012 release Navigated Like the Swans. The band is spearheaded by singer/songwriter Trevo...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Youth Pool
Dive In (2016)
Turn this to 5.9 of 11
Genre: Dream pop, New Wave
Sounds Like: Cocteau Twins, The Smiths
Youth Pool hails from Kansas City, Missouri and have released their debut EP entitled Dive In. Youth Pool’s sound features a core dream-pop underpinning with splashes of shoegaze and classic new wave sound. The five tracks have a steady melancholy meandering and hazy feel as David Cha...