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Cinematic Pop: The Racer - "Spiral Staircase"

The Racer “Spiral Staircase” The Racer is an unbelievably complex band.  This is beautiful music.  “Spiral Staircase” is a cinematic masterpiece.  The video so well captures the whole mystery of this single.  What is amazing is that The Racer is …

Great Remix: WHY? - "Proactive Evolution" (Nick Diamonds Remix)

WHY? “Proactive Evolution” (Nick Diamonds Remix) Moh Lhean Expanded What a great remix.  You know, this is one of those times that a remix is even better than the original.  Nick Diamonds has reimagined WHY?’s beautiful, weird, strange song as …

Back With A Vengeance: Asking Alexandria - "Into The Fire"

Asking Alexandria “Into The Fire” Asking Alexandria One of my favorite screamo bands, Asking Alexandria, after a couple of years floundering around, are back with a vengeance.  Comprised of Ben Bruce – Guitar; Cameron Liddell – Guitar; Sam Bettley – …

Chaos: Dionisyan - "In The Mirror Of My Soul"

Dionisyan “In The Mirror Of My Soul” Delirium and Madness – Concerto Grosso Opera N° 2 in G Minor  And now for something completely different.  Dionisyan is not your normal rock band; in fact, they are actually classical music redone …

The Top 10 Albums Of 2017

2017 was quite the year in music with both old and new artists releasing a plethora of incredible music for our ears to behold for years to come! Check out the list below and let us know your thoughts! 10. …

New York Americana: Chris Thile - "Thank You, New York"

Chris Thile “Thank You, New York” Thanks For Listening Chris Thile, perhaps the greatest mandolin player in the world, has released his songs he wrote for “A Prairie Home Companion”, and the songs are down home and humbly wonderful.  As …

Protest Music: HEGAZY - "Here To Stay"

HEGAZY “Here To Stay” What a great and important duo.  HEGAZY is the brainchild of Leila & Omnia Hegazy, first generation Arab-Americans who grew up in the shadow of the 9/11 being referred to as “the other”.  These are brave women fighting …

Uplifting: Dreaming Of The Afterlife - "Today I Am Truly Alive"

Dreaming Of The Afterlife “Today I Am Truly Alive” A Collection Of Memories A beautiful song.  The guitars ring, the keyboards are minimal, all working to support ethereal beauty, while accounting the bittersweet feeling of missing and loving someone very …

Post R&B: Veronica Fusaro - "Better If I Go"

Veronica Fusaro “Better If I Go” Wow. Veronica Fusaro is amazing.  Her voice is off the hook.  If you like great R&B, this is the singer for you.  She can bring the emotion out of a song without adding extra …

Amazing Boy Band: Liam Payne - "Bedroom Floor (Live Acoustic)"

Liam Payne “Bedroom Floor (Live Acoustic)” Liam Payne, who gained fame as a member of One Direction, has shown again that he can really sing.  I love this song.  The line “you said it was over, but your clothes say …

They're Back!! Dashboard Confessional - "We Fight"

Dashboard Confessional “We Fight” Crowded Shadows They’re back!!!!!!  Dashboard Confessional is coming out with a new album in February.  And it’s about time.  Their new single, “We Fight”, is such a great sound, like their old stuff yet new at …

See: Franz Ferdinand "Always Ascending"

Franz Ferdinand is back with a high-energy indie dance/rock track with a heavy disco beat. The boys rock it out in their latest video for their new single “Always Ascending”. Check it out below: Tour Dates The band kicks off …

Quirkiness: Sego - Sucker/Saint

Sego Sucker/Saint I love Sego.  There is nothing they cannot do.  I love this song, and the video is just tremendous and fits the music so well.  They are way too much fun.  Sego consists of Spencer P. and Thomas …

Love On The Sleeve: Alex Bloom - "One More Shot"

Alex Bloom “One More Shot” Blue Room Alex Bloom’s second single from his new album is out, and it just whets the appetite for the album to drop on December 8.  This is a powerful love song, what of the …

Relevant Dance: Blancmange - "What's The Time?"

Blancmange “What’s The Time?” Unfurnished Rooms Without a doubt, Blancmange are the most underrated electonica band EVER.  I have been a huge fan since the early 80’s (Blind Vision was my favorite song ever), and they are still going strong.  Blancmange’s …

Intimacy: Jonas Alaska - "The Moon & The Steeple"

  Jonas Alaska “The Moon & The Steeple” Fear Is A Demon Norway-based Jonas Alaska has released a beautiful album that has its roots in both David Bowie and Karl Ove Knausgård, a beautiful and intense tribute.  Alaska has written some of …

Inner Beauty: Isaac Gracie - "Terrified"

Isaac Gracie “Terrified” Isaac Gracie is unbelievably gifted for being only 23.  There is a mature inner turmoil in his songs.  “Terrified” first showed up as an acoustic demo, but Gracie has reworked it to a beautiful, climatic finish where …

Cinema: Jason Vitelli - "Labyrinthine"

Jason Vitelli “Labyrinthine” Head Above Tide Wow, Jason Vitelli makes the most beautiful songs.  He calls his music “cinematic rock music with a vision”.  He crafts these beautiful narratives into gorgeous songs with pomp and circumstance, just beautiful melodies.  On Head …

Philosophy: Sufjan Stevens - "The Greatest Gift"

Sufjan Stevens “The Greatest Gift” The Greatest Gift Sufjan Stevens is backed with his most positive album ever, The Greatest Gift.  The lead song from the album is Stevens’ most potent and obvious presentation of his faith.  This is a beautiful song: …

Down By The River: Eli Lev - "Go Down"

Eli Lev “Go Down” All Roads East God, what a great song.  This beautiful song was nspired by a series of baptisms that he witnessed on the Jordan River.  It has that beautiful, blues-based, gospel-tinged sound that I love so much.  …

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