Toronto-based roots-rockers The Wooden Sky are releasing their fourth album Let’s Be Ready on June 16th via Nevado Music, and it’s a good one, y’all. I really can’t imagine a more perfect soundtrack for my summer adventures; the album in its entirety, while lyrically heart-heavy at times, is sonically inspired and carefree. The opening track, “Saturday Night,” begins with a head-bobbing … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “LET’S BE READY” by THE WOODEN SKY
British four-piece indie pop outfit Life In Film will release their debut album, Here It Comes, later this spring; it’s been on continuous rotation in my atmosphere since I acquired it, and if it’s possible to wear out something housed in a digital format, I’ll bet you my megabytes that my copy probably has a … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “HERE IT COMES” by LIFE IN FILM
It’s that time of year; it’s brutally cold, I’m kind of over it, and I’m looking for any and everything that will transport, if not all of me, at least my mind, to a warmer place. Not too long ago, Oxford, Mississippi-based foursome Young Buffalo and their debut LP House came into my life and turned … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “HOUSE” by YOUNG BUFFALO
I’m a retro kind of girl, always have been. When I was little, I heard “Rock This Town” by The Stray Cats, my introduction to rockabilly music, and my world was never the same. Rockabilly is the foundation, the root, the essence of classic rock and roll music. Still not familiar? Think Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, and … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL” by J.D. McPHERSON
This is a very exciting review for me to write; I’ve been waiting for this album to be released for over a year! Colony House is exploding. The first single, “Silhouettes,” has taken over the alternative radio stations in my neck of the woods. I even opened my People magazine a week ago and “Silhouettes” was … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “WHEN I WAS YOUNGER” by COLONY HOUSE
PHOX. It’s an album and a band, and both have given me goosebumps. Literally. Like I was listening to the album for the first time and I had a physical reaction to the beauty of what I was hearing. PHOX the band is a six-piece indie pop ensemble from Baraboo, Wisconsin, consisting of Jason … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: PHOX by PHOX
It’s rare that I like songs just because a certain band plays them; I can easily appreciate a song if it moves me, no matter who plays or sings it, and I usually don’t assume that all of the songs on a band’s album are phenomenal just because I love the band. However, there are … Read more YOUNG THE GIANT WITH VANCE JOY AT THE RYMAN
I was listening to my favorite radio station not too long ago, and I heard a song that made me stop and turn up the radio. The song was “Curious” by a Nashville-based band called Harrison Hudson (I get really excited when our local bands get national airplay. Well, it was Sirius XM, so theoretically, … Read more WHO IS HARRISON HUDSON?