Bandcamp have offered to donate their profit share of every sale through their massive network of releases to the Transgender Law Center. It's a good cause and a good excuse to buy some new music. Many labels and artists will be donating their profits in addition to Bandcamp's share as well. So where to begin? Here's an abritrary guide.
While the main "Year in Review" feature was picked entirely by Post-Trash editors, we wanted to give all of our contributors a chance to pick their favorite releases, regardless if the records would be something covered here on our site or not. Every contributor was able to pick their personal top 20 records of the year and points were assigned based on rank. Our contributors' tastes range a bit wider than that of our editors, but the connection to this particular site becomes abundantly clear as the numbers unfold. We're happy to present the Post-Trash "Top 30 Albums of 2015: Staff Picks", as voted by the entire team
Garge Munk isn’t the strongest introduction to Marge or Gunk’s work, but for what-appears-to-be just leftovers, it’s a testament to how good they really are. The songs complement each other and work really well as a single track. It’s an exciting statement of unity from two bands in Philadelphia’s scene of overflowing creativity.
Gunk is a 3-piece dirt-rock trio out of Philly whose first release in 2013 Gradual Shove would have been enough for them to make their mark, but they’ve somehow managed to swiftly outdo themselves with their recent self-titled release. Gunk, a densely packed fourteen track whirlwind, displays the band’s impressive ability to seamlessly transition in and out of different textures