COLD YEARS: JANE (VIDEO)

The Scottish band Cold Years blend poppy rock with a slight punk edge to create quite a nice pop punk gem. I wouldn’t call this punk even though they list Green Day and Gaslight Anthem as influences on this track…

PULSE PARK: SINE WAVE (Single Review)

I was a little shocked when I first started streaming this track that it was put out by Shoredive Records as it is not as dark or experimental as some of the other things I’ve heard from them. Pulse Park…

MAN A MONSTER: WARM BLOODED CREATURES (Single Review)

Robbie Grey the frontman of Modern English, ya know, the “I Melt With You” band - has formed Man A Monster which evokes a more cinematic spin on pop music. My gripe with a track like this is that it…

ALL GET OUT: SUMTER (Single Review)

Photo credit: Luke Dean

The first thing that grabs you about All Get Out is the lead vocal. It’s reminiscent of Brian Aubert of Silver Sun Pick Ups but also has a little Ben Gibbard and Matt Pryor mixed in…

SILVER OWLS: SERPENTINE (Single Review)


 Silver Owls offer up the single “Serpentine” from their forthcoming “Serpentine EP” and it hits me right away as something recorded purposely lo-fi that kind of gives it this analog 90’s feel. The song comes off as indie rock but…

R|VERGHXST: PREMIERE “COMET SUPERVISOR”

R|verghxst is the musical persona of Boston based audio engineer/producer/session musician Ben Didsbury. And Didsbury had this to say about the project: "r|verghxst amalgamates sounds found in the wild with drum machines, synthesizers and analog instruments to create a style…

MOTEL BLACK: MORNING HUM SINGLE

Dark and somber are my first thoughts as the kick drum and minor clean electric guitar chords are finger picked. The vocal is unassuming and gives the overall track a very indie rock tone with a little southern twang. As…

TRACY SHEDD Ft. JAMES SARDONE: GOING SOMEWHERE

After reviewing Fort Lowell Records band Lauds I was caught somewhat off guard by this track because it way more Americana and folk inspired. Fort Lowell does a great job of keeping a diverse roster that still has this common…

CHARLOTTE ROSE BENJAMIN: DREAMTINA LP

Hailing from Brooklyn, Charlotte Rose Benjamin’s new LP Dreamtina pays homage to the 90’s but with modern spin. It ends up sounding like a cross between the old guard of Liz Phair and Juliana Hatfield but mixed with Phoebe Bridgers…

MIKE CHICK: (INTERVIEW AND PLAYLISTS)

On 4/15/22, Mike Chick released his debut LP, “I Don’t Write Love Songs”, via Mint 400 Records. “I Don’t Write Love Songs” is a compilation of singles Chick has released over the last few years plus his “More Sh*t To…