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OH BUMMER: MIRRORS

Self-deprecating and absolutely perfect. Oh Bummer’s newest single “Mirrors” is trip hoppy, pulsing indie pop with a nice soul groove. What I think I might like best is it’s kind of the charm of a project like Hobo Johnson but…

DON RYAN: LADY CODONE VIDEO PREMIERE

If you haven’t heard of Hawthorne, NJ’s Don Ryan you are missing out on one of the most exciting indie folk acts around. Coming off his latest release Warwalking, which is an amazing collection being released by Mint 400 Records…

ZOE BERMAN: FREEZING HEAT EP

This EP is so jazzy, poppy and fun. Zoe Berman has such a warm and sultry voice along with an amazing band. The band is modern and vintage at the same time. I like that modern elements are only sprinkled…

Broken Field Runner "Save You" Video

We are stoked to host the new video for Broken Field Runner's "Save You." The track is a warm callback to the days when Get Up Kids and Jimmy Eat World posters adorned the walls of lovesick teenagers, but you…

New Holiday single from indie folk duo Tall Heights

From the first moments of this track as the cello belts out a long somber note this song paints a picture. I thought immediately of the dark folk sound of Dylan on the Desire album mixed with almost a Celtic…

Robotic Hawks - ‘Quitter’

A splash of Reggae accompanied by a ’Fastball’ [the band] 90’s feel. Good instrumentation and really good key changes. These guys can definitely construct a song but the long fade-out was not necessary and it would have benefitted with just…

REVERBAGE: TRE

This album starts with a mellow Joy Division vibe and washy vocals that have some sort of weird harmonizing effect or possibly someone singing every line along with the singer but a 7th or 5th above the root vocal notes…

Pass Away : Thirty Nine

Finding adequate wording to review Pass Away’s Thirty Nine is about as difficult as resisting the urge to make a joke about what may be in Brooklyn’s water supply. The borough generated remarkable works this year from the ranks of…

THE NEW COLORS: MANY MOONS

The New Colors have an interesting sound that mixes indie folk a little country twang and general Pavement / Wilco type studio noise.  The band definitely doesn’t write straight-forward pop. On the first single “Idiocy” it’s like classic country gets…

VONAMOR - ‘Take Your Heart'

Ok, this one is a little creepy in a Marianne Faithfull meets Nico meets Siouxsie kind of way. By the time this song is halfway done, you know you’ll need to hear it again so you can thoroughly process what…

Adi Sun’s ‘Twin Flame’

Fuck. I needed this. Longing but poppy and melodic, Adi Sun forces you to nod your head to the darkest yet also very sweet and vulnerable lyrical exploration into the impossible: attempting to explain what it feels like to be…

Premiere of Citified "Sleep Sound"

North Carolina's Citified is back with "Sleep Sound", their new single from their upcoming record Lie Like a Painter via Fort Lowell Records due out December 10th. BMN is stoked to host the premiere, which is consistent with their…

PHNTMS: PAPER FLOWERS

If I wasn’t watching the video that goes along with this band I wouldn’t have guessed their vibe. To me it comes off a little Kelly Clarkson although I assume from their look that they are trying to be more…

Inner City Basement : Colour & Sound EP Review

Dark End Times Sounds For Your Face!

Brilliance, as in, the solar light flaring as it burns up a doomed planet somewhere. Such crisp production. So sad, so smooth. I love this release. Thank you once again, France.

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