Set off by various genres, with ‘Fascination,’ Peppermint Heaven does what they do best – regales listeners with gratifying retro indie-pop.
At times sensual and seductive, at other times funereal, James McGowan Ensemble’s ‘Reaching In displays’ an array of not only styles but also depth and genius.
Winsome and full of longing, Holy Nowhere’s 'Soft Return' (Mint 400 Records) ends before expected, a charming collection of songs that vanish, leaving you wanting more.
Dense and full of dark shadows, ‘Shapeshifter’ boils with turmoil, approaching chaos, yet never crosses the line into sonic havoc. Negativehate is a band to keep...
Manuel Gagneux continues to challenge listeners with his solo output as Birdmask. Put simply, you must listen to this, even if it is just once!
The best songs on ‘Boat of Dreams’ are the moments where Puppets for Poets' expressiveness flashes through, i.e., “Distance” and “California.”
Inky in character, there’s a captivating murkiness to this album as well as an appealing allure to the throaty vocals of Oliver James Brooks.
Riding the cusp between alt-rock and hard rock, akin to almost brutal, witchy anthems, ‘Lipstick & Lithium’ abounds with visceral surfaces.
Although incredibly Spartan, there’s a weird and wonderful allure to the compositions and simple vocals of Stephen Clair.
Lola Kristine’s new three-song EP ‘chapter two: when things fall apart’ solidifies her rising status in the industry and marks a significant milestone in her career.
It’s crazy to think but The Dollyrots now have an impressive eight albums under their belt; a transition from rebellious pop-punkers to, well, responsible pop-punkers.
Lightning does strike twice! With ‘Can’t Find the Brakes’ LA-based quartet Dirty Honey builds on an already fantastic start to their career.
Of Virtue’s new album, ‘Omen,’ can be expected to haunt you. With both overt religious themes and a very human element, the album is specific with...
While ‘Live for Me’ is a mere glance into the capabilities of Omar Apollo, it remains a unique, thoughtful, endearing, and varied contribution to music.
Ranging from country to folk to Latin aromas to mysterious rock, Ajay Mathur’s ‘Blow My Cover’ reveals an unpretentious intimacy.