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Love Is Fragile: Forest Blakk - "Love Me"

Forest Blakk “Love Me” Have you ever heard a song that just pierced your heart?  Forest Blakk’s song, “Love Me”, is one of those songs.  Here is what Blakk says about his song: Forest Blakk said of the track: “‘Love …

Tough Music: Hit Like A Girl - "It's Always You"

Hit Like A Girl “It’s Always You” You Make Sense If this is how a girl hits, you’re in for a knockout.  This is a great punky anthem from a woman with loads of talent and guts and riffs galore.  …

Perseverance Pays Off: Small Leaks Sink Ships - "Creepin'"

Small Leaks Sink Ships “Creepin'” Golden Calf Not only does Small Leaks Sink Ships have the greatest name, they also have this sound that takes The Mountain Goats one step forward melodically.  Small Leaks Sink Ships is a four piece …

Soulful Duets: SISTERS - "Scene Here"

SISTERS “Scene Here” Tender Loving Empire I had to start this review with the beginning of their bio: “A revolution without dancing is not a revolution worth having” is a quote famously attributed to Author Emma Goldman. These words could …

Shakespearian Drama: Nurses - "Yours To Keep"

Nurses “Yours To Keep” Naughtland What a great, odd sound.  Nurses do not sound like anyone else, and that is great.  There is something Shakespearian about their grasp on life and how they share it.  Nurses is the long-running musical …

Rock/Jazz Fusion: Wicked Man - "When Will I Be Flying?"

Wicked Man “When Will I Be Flying?” Wicked Man dropped their new single that is a great prelude to their album that is set for Spring of 2018.  The combination of rock and jazz (true fusion there) is so exciting and …

Punk From The German Underground: Buzz Rodeo - "Tripwire!"

Buzz Rodeo “Tripwire!” Combine To prove the Germans can rock better than most, check out Buzz Rodeo.  What a band.  Their new album, Combine, was recorded in 2 days under the surface in Stuttgard, Germany.  With this quick recording, they …

Radio Fodder: Eighty Ninety - "Your Favorite Song"

Eighty Ninety “Your Favorite Song” Bowery Beach Road What a beautiful song.  This really will become your favorite song on the radio.  Sounding slightly nostalgic yet fresh, Eighty Ninety are on to something here.  They remind me of male Lanas …

Alt Metal: Zedi Forder - "Killakarta"

Zedi Forder “Killakarta” Zedi Forder What a great band.  Honestly, just when I thought alternative metal was dead, along comes Zedi Forder, with more great riffs and songs than you can shake a trident at.  This is a great melodic …

Chicago Punk: Modern Day Rippers - "Girls Like It"

Modern Day Rippers “Girls Like It” Doing The Lord’s Work You like punk rock?  I CAN’T HEAR YOU!!!!  YOU LIKE PUNK??? HERE’S YOUR BAND FROM CHI-TOWN – MODERN DAY RIPPERS.  If you like The Damned, The Dicks, The Dead Boys, …

English Punk: The Hip Priests - "Scene Is A Crime"

The Hip Priests “Scene Is A Crime” (split single with Pagans) What a great punk band.  The Hip Priests know how to rock out, and “Scene Is A Crime” is a tremendous punk song.  Coming from the Nottingham/Lincoln area, these …

SEE: The Shins - "Cherry Hearts" - An Animated Nightmare!

The Shins James Mercer is all about offering us some fun-loving, nightmarish videos lately! He tops “Dead Alive” in this new animated thriller for “Cherry Hearts”, which features stop motion animation in a nightmarish animated park! Check out the video …

SEE: Beck - "Colors"(Slime Visualizer)

On the heels of Beck’s new album release COLORS has released a highly gratifying video for the album’s title track. Colors is an ebullient blend of psychedlia, dance, and pop/rock that carries a heavy beat. Beck is having fun with this …

French Beauty: Steevo Nuissier - "The Death Of A Party"

Steevo Nuissier “The Death Of A Party” Angels And Demons Steevo Nuissier is one of the greatest French artists out there (and if you know French music, that is saying a lot).  He is definitely one of mine.  His voice …

FM Staple Bound: KASADOR - "Come Get Yer Money"

KASADOR “Come Get Yer Money” KASADOR This is wonderful politically-charged song that is toe-tapping and thought-provoking. KASADOR (Will Hunter, Cam Wyatt, Boris Baker, Nick Babcock, and Julien Laferriere) are a 5-piece indie rock band from Kingstown, Ontario.  According to their …

Cheeky Synth Pop: St. Vincent's - "Los Ageless"

One things for certain St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) does not LOVE LA. Her cheeky nod to the City of Angels is a thumping synth rocker that packs a lyrical punch. Clark sarcastically sings “how could anybody have you? How …

Arrogant Pop-Rock: The Killers - "The Man"

The Killers are back with one of their most confident and arrogant songs yet off their new record Wonderful, Wonderful. “The Man” is an impressive blend of pop-rock with a disco-tinge. Brandon Flowers resurrects his original swagger and conceit that …

Electronic Infused R&B: Kllo - "Dissolve"

Melbourne-based artists Kllo bring a stunning show of force on their new track “Dissolve” effortlessly integrating elements of R&B, electronic and pop on a song that was created as the result of a bad Skype call! Now if this isn’t …

Apocalyptic: These Are Truly The Last Days-"The Sky Was Beautiful On Fire"

These Are Truly The Last Days “The Sky Was Beautiful On Fire” These Are Truly The Last Days Wonderful, apocalyptic music from this band arising from the ruins of the Silicon Valley, rapped in grey, hazy sediments as humans wail …

Honest Emotions: Anna Volpe - "Never Imagine"

Anna Volpe “Never Imagine” What a beautiful voice.  What a tremendous song.  Anna Volpe has this honest and straightforward delivery that is so impressive.  Volpe is from New York, of course, and she has all the chops necessary to make …

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