The Pitch of Discontent

Owen Morawitz
A weekly newsletter focused on alternative music. Vibing anything post-hardcore-punk-metal adjacent.
Created 26 Oct 2020
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  • In Review: Top 10 EPs of 2021
    02 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    We all know that December is the time for those highly-coveted ‘Album of the Year’ lists and self-aggrandizing Spotify Wrapped posts. But what about those less lengthy and more creatively concentrated...
  • Weekly Roundup: November 29th
    28 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    MOSH PITHY: A curated selection of cool shit for you to listen to. SION – “Drown” Two years in the making and entirely self-funded, the debut self-titled album from SION—the collaborative metalcore pr...
  • Astral Auguries: Fall of Efrafa
    25 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Well, folks, this latest entry of Astral Auguries was a fun one. While working on an earlier version of this piece, I managed to accidentally fall down a deep, dark Bandcamp rabbit-hole before landing...
  • Weekly Roundup: November 22nd
    21 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    MOSH PITHY: A curated selection of cool shit for you to listen to. Freddie Gibbs – “Black Illuminati” (ft. Jadakiss) Freddie Gibbs is a busy man. Along with dropping 2020’s Alfredo—his collaborative a...
  • Deep Cuts #11: Bury Your Dead – S/T
    18 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Artist: Bury Your Dead Title: Bury Your Dead Release: March 18th, 2008 Label: Victory Records Listen here: Spotify | Youtube Read more
  • Weekly Roundup: November 15th
    14 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    MOSH PITHY: A curated selection of cool shit for you to listen to. Gregor Barnett – “Don't Go Throwing Roses In My Grave” Gregor Barnett, guitarist/co-vocalist for Philly punk rockers The Menzingers, ...
  • Byte Size: Comic Eclecticism
    11 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Last week I went to the premiere of the MCU’s latest blockbuster instalment and ahhh… it’s not good, folks. Here’s a preview of my luke-warm takes: “Eternals is a muddled misfire of cosmic proportions...
  • Weekly Roundup: November 8th
    07 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    MOSH PITHY: A curated selection of cool shit for you to listen to. YG – “Sign Language” Admittedly, YG kind of lost me there for a few years. As much as I adore a record like 2016’s Still Brazy, his d...
  • On Milestones
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Well, we did it, folks. I’ve officially been publishing this newsletter for one whole year, and that feels pretty wild. Once again, thank you to everyone for coming along for the ride and not immediat...
  • Weekly Roundup: November 1st
    01 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    MOSH PITHY: A curated selection of cool shit for you to listen to. Trophy Eyes – “27 Club” Following the release of “Figure Eight” earlier this year, Aussie alt-rockers Trophy Eyes are back with a new...
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