While a majority of the listening audience are willing to gobble down the readily available, easily consumable, bright and bubbly pop styles hearing bands that appreciate some of older musical forms. There is nothing wrong with either, but there is something about a guitarist, bassist, drummer, and vocalist coming together…
Rock n’ Roll is dead? I don’t think so. Especially after listening to Royal Blood, the raging rock duo from Brighton, UK. Living in an age where bands playing instruments seems to be an endangered species, their take no prisoners sound is refreshing. Royal Blood’s single, “Out of the…
With a look like Turtle from Entourage and a sound like Jane’s Addiction’s mellow cousin, Dion Roy and his alt rock band Fire & the Romance have released their first official music video to “Way Down Below” off their upcoming EP, The Adaptations. Directed by Peter Roessler, the video takes place…
Before the realms of The Twilight Zone, Twin Peaks and the Bermuda Triangle were contemplating the idea of creating a spawn from the DNA chromosomes of Kardashian and West, that fictional dream was only the thought of unreality and folklore. Now that those idealistic threads have been shattered into the grains of non-fiction, we can […]
Chicago’s Geronimo! have always churned up a hefty froth from nothing, but their latest track “Genius is Dead” just might be their fiercest to date. The first single off the upcoming cassette The Metal David Byrne (the third in their Buzz Yr Girlfriend tape series) roils and screams with…
Based from out of Brooklyn, New York – Reed Kackley’s Silent Rider’s is an art form loved in arrangement and tempo. As part of his live setup, Dan Goldberger, Ryan Payne and Aaron Goodrich enlist themselves as that extra kick needed to turn all of their studio work into a live, breathing monster. Alongside another […]
Hurricanes, floods and other variations of extreme weather. We survived. 12-12-12-12-12… etc. We survived. 12-21-12… the Mayan apocalypse. We survived. Internet crashes, a tough economic recession, awful service from our public server company, and Gangnam Style… we survived. Not to mention a radical lifestyle change by yours truly which left me to take on a […]
Toronto, Ontario’s Martha And The Muffins and New York City’s Talking Heads get brought together in true avant-garde fashion and acclaimed bonafide showmanship. Now, if you don’t know who Martha And The Muffins or the Talking Heads are after reading this short snippet, then you will do after hearing these two singles.
Totally undaunted by reworking a legendary Pixies track, Philadelphia’s ReedStreets takes on their vintage classic and makes it sound more cooler than a badly designed pair of “shackle shoe” Adidas trainers.
For fans of Beth Orton, Tom Waits or Nick Cave, Anti Records is the sister label of Epitaph Records. Founded in 1999 with an initial focus on punk rock, Anti Records has now moved its focus across the worlds of country, indie, rock, folk, soul, hip-hop, rap and reggae. Managed by Andy Kaulkin, this label […]
Going through the motions like a fake, uninterested being of bogus individuality and worldly repeated ignorance, ATO Records 2012 Fall Sampler provides you with a refreshing opposite to an overly used and a misinformed trait of accepted common belief. Striking the ground with a bunch of heavenly rock matches on this sampler, is a couple […]
From the label who has brought you Skinny Puppy, BT, Delerium, Sarah McLachlan and Conjure One, this entire branch of Nettwerk Music Group entertains and releases top quality material at will. Taking an initial Autumn look at some for Nettwerk’s releases for 2012 and beyond, we pick six of these thirteen nuggets to showcase this sampler’s extreme best. Download […]
Kodaline have decided to hit us in the goolies with their overly gentle and soft cover of LCD Soundsystems’ ‘All My Friends.’ As amazements like this always catch us by surprise, Com Truise joins in the mid-range fun via his mix of Everything Everythings’ ‘Kemosabe’ which beggars belief. More lushness to follow soon. Kodalines’ “The High […]
Injected by love and brought to the boil with new life, Aylen maintains the Original of ‘Fix You’ from Coldplay by gliding it along with gentle DIY emotion. Starting off slowly and building up to a crescendo-type outro, Coldplay fans and similar alike should be all over this like peanut butter & jam.
Centred at the home of Monday Records (within Enmore, Australia) an unknown band called Circle exists. Not much is known about Circle at this current stage, but I am sure that in the weeks and months to come we will know lots more. Introducing two top-end pieces of orchestral-alternative as ‘Over Broken Hills’ and ‘The Magician […]