LOVEBYRD “Wanna Die Before You Do”

Well it’s official, I found one of my new favorite bands. LOVEBYRD from Germany call themselves a “Garage Duo” but I feel like they are far superior to that description. Their new single sounds like Brian Jonestown Massacre with Hope…

Meet Chicago Psych Indie Ska Surf Punk THE LIMBOS!

Meet Chicago Psych Indie Ska Surf Punk THE LIMBOS! By Sam Lowry 

Formed 9 years ago, The Limbos remain a group whose sound simply cannot be pinned down to any exact genre or category. As much as audiences attempt to…

Stuyvesant - Aardvark 7” Lathe-cut review/feature

At some point last year, the dudes from Stuyvesant were out chatting over several pints of Guinness and eating southwestern philly egg rolls with some smoked mango salsa when one of them brought up an idea: “Let’s put out a…

Gorey Explosives Review (feat Corey of The Brickbats)

As described in their bio, a long history of smoke and killers and randomly turning knobs. Started in Brooklyn, meandered through New York's Hudson Valley, into the heights of São Paulo, and landed in the humid beauty of Charlottesville, Virginia…

Don Ryan Interview

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Don Ryan is a singer/songwriter whose compositions are delectable cocktails of ageless beauty and gritty discord — a hypnotizing blend of classic Americana and gypsy jazz with a more modern, psychedelic-folk sound. This is a brand new spin…

BLUECHANNEL When dysfunction is functional By Neil Sabatino

“Our excessive lifestyles both created and destroyed our band” 
Chris Bennett | Guitarist  

“In spite of any personal or inner turmoil there was always something special that happened when the five of us came together to write music”  
Brian Cerullo…

THE RACER, Indie Electro Pop from NY State Interview and Album Review

The Racer (Mint400 Records) is an indie/electronic/alt rock band from New York’s Hudson Valley consisting of Pete Marotta, Mike Esserman, and Eric Sosler.  

The Racer, now self produced, has been experimenting using the studio as an instrument to explore new…

Junkanoo funk punk sweetness

When I first heard about Junkanoo and heard a snippet here or there I assumed, “Oh, that must be their one funk track on their punk demo” and this was because it seemed they were always playing venues like the…