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SAM JOHNSON: WILDFIRE

Fun mellow indie rock with a little bit of country twang kind of in the vein of Social Distortion but with a more nasally John K from The Weakerthans type vocal. On second listen it becomes more apparent that the…

Maxton Hunter : Honestly

It’s a wake n bake kinda morning, what with the delta variant and new mask mandates, people refusing to get the vaccine, the bizarre adventure that is employment, and the post (not yet apparently) pandemic and…

TEDDY GROSSMAN: LEAVE IT ON THE LINE VIDEO/SINGLE

It’s not often anymore you hear something that has good soul roots to it, but this does. It’s a little Otis Reading, Marvin Gaye and a vocal that reminds a little bit of a mellowed out Lionel Richie. The music…

PLUTO IS A PLANET: PLUTOCRACY

From the Brighton UK label Shore Dive comes the Tasmanian band Pluto Is A Planet. Their LP starts off with an instrumental number that sounds like a cross between something written for the Westworld…

JENNY "Trajinero" Music Video Premiere

We're stoked to host the premiere of JENNY's new video "Trajinaro" - a catchy, punk/pop track sung in Spanish with a great video with animation by Miguel Jara and Celestial Brizuela at Estudio Pneuma, Mexico City, 2021. Aesthetically and musically…

JATK: Conscious Wonder Single

Photo Credit: Aneleise Ruggles

For those of us nerdy enough about power pop to belong to fb groups that debate such important topics such as whether or not The Only Ones and The Smithereens are…

GENE DANTE & THE FUTURE STARLETS: SHE’S OUTSIDE


A gothy brit rock dance tune with driving synth and excited screams shouting the songs hook “She’s Outside” make this an enjoyable tune in the vein of The Rapture but with more polished vocals. The accent to me is interesting…

THE TISBURYS: TEAR US APART

The Tisburys list many influences and I think they sound like none of them on this single. Maybe they wishfully were hoping they sounded like Joy Division or The Arcade Fire but alas they…