For the last five years, Sacred Bones Records has stuck doggedly to the shady side of the street. Whether it’s the rowdy rock ‘n’ roll of The Men or the doomy pagan folk of Cult of Youth, all of their albums are undercut by a distinct, tangible current of darkness. It’s what makes them so alluring – their ability to be as bracing as a blast of icy air and as chilling as a childhood nightmare. The 16 songs on this sampler are the perfect entry into the label’s ominous world of sound.
By Wondering Sound Staff on 01.07.15 in News
At a time when the summer festival season seems exhausted and depleted, with the same 50 or so band showing up on the bills of nearly every outdoor gathering from coast to coast, Oregon's Pickathon festival -- now in its...
By Andrew Parks on 09.16.14 in News
Not quite content with releasing at least one The Men record every year, band co-founders Mark Perro and Nick Chiericozzi have now revealed the debut album from their other project Dream Police. Due out November 11 throu...
By Andrew Parks on 03.07.14 in Live in Pictures
The Men, live in New York on March 5, 2014
By Andy Beta on 03.04.14 in Reviews
For the past three years, the Long Island punk transplants the Men have released an album in the first week in March. Their diligence suggests a work ethic all too rare these days. You might even call it workmanlike and,...