VILLAGERS: WATCH NEW MUSIC VIDEO + ALBUM REVIEW

Watching a collage and cartoon created version of Villager's Conor O’Brien traversing a dystopian world on foot, through freefall, and riding a seagull through rings of fire says more about the heart of Fever Dreams than 2,000 words could convey in a long-form review

ALBUM REVIEW — THE JOY FORMIDABLE: INTO THE BLUE

Into the Blue has enough throwback rock magic to ensnare old-school alternative lovers and couples it with just the right amount of synth wonder to feel explorative. It’s an album you can just enjoy and rock out to and allows you to appreciate The Joy Formidable’s creative vision.

ALBUM REVIEW – BRUVVY: LITTLE HEAT EP

A welcome and raucous treat, Little Heat from Bruvvy is made to be played with the volume cranked to 11.  It serves as a reminder that we simply don’t get enough wall-rattling, neighbor-waking rock albums anymore.

ALBUM REVIEW | LEISURE SPORT: TITLE CARD EP

With Title Card, Leisure Sport has put together a collection of pop-influenced indie rockers that are made to play loud on days in the sun.  It’s a record full of good old-fashioned angst buoyed by just the right amount of bright guitar hooks and snappy drum beats to make it a fun summer listen.  

ALBUM REVIEW | ALEX MCARTOR: WELCOME TO THE WASTELAND EP

Alex McArtor's Welcome to the Wasteland EP is full of grand orchestral visions and enthralling lyrical hooks—combined with a nuanced complexity that makes it feel fresh on each listen.  It's an album rich in vocal power and genre-bending sound.

ALBUM REVIEW: Art d’Ecco — “In Standard Definition”

With "In Standard Definition," Art d’Ecco questions modern pop culture through catchy, throwback, glam rock jams. Many of the tracks are simply infectious: loaded with guitar fuzz, creative exploitation of synth, and downright dance-worthy beats.

ALBUM REVIEW: WARREN DUNES — “GET WELL SOON”

We’ve all had that moment: shuffling through a bunch of new music and clicking through a bunch of stylistic clones.  Then something catches your attention, so different that it freezes your finger hovering above the skip button. Before you know it, you’re three tracks into an album and still listening.  Be prepared—Get Well Soon, the... Continue Reading →

ALBUM REVIEW: LEON III — “ANTLERS IN VELVET”

Our consumption of music has changed.  Digital downloads, and now, streaming services, have placed a premium on the rapid-fire release of singles over the carefully and complete idea of albums.  Every detail of Leon III’s Antlers In Velvet feels like a time-warp to when listening to music was the main event, not just some background... Continue Reading →

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