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Ovlov Have Reunited

Less than 48 hours after CT-based band Ovlov announced via their Facebook page that they were breaking up, their record label, Exploding In Sound, posted that the band has reunited. Around that time, Ovlov shared a photo of Punk’d on their Facebook page as well as a comment saying they were “trying to hype up these 3 […]

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Ovlov Have Officially Broken Up

Connecticut-based band Ovlov just announced on their Facebook page that they are breaking up. Really. On the post, they wrote that “like the last season of Degrassi” they too are putting an end to their limited run. They will still be playing shows on July 11 and August 17-20, although almost all of them are […]

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REVIEW: Pile – ‘Special Snowflake / Mama’s Lipstick’ 7″

Artist: Pile Album: Special Snowflakes / Mama’s Lipstick Genre: Post-punk, rock & roll, indie rock Label: Exploding in Sound Records The burned-out psychedelic grunge of Dripping still has its edge. When it was released, Pile were a band that I had heard but never seen live – a band that had played shows with favorites […]

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Pile Stream “Special Snowflakes”

Pile is a band I have long been fond of. Though they have long been on Exploding in Sound Records, the label only really took off after last year’s positive Pitchfork review of Speedy Ortiz’s Major Arcana, though it should be noted that Ovlov’s am. was another highlight of 2013. That said, Pile may just […]