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 … Continue Reading

Beth Ditto is Anything But ‘Fake’ on New Solo Album

The Gossip front-girl has come out as a solo tour-de-force with her new album “Fake Sugar”. The album is dripping in southern rock influence showcasing Ditto’s softer side. Fans may be eager to hear a more rigid vocal on the … Continue Reading

See: The Feelies Play 40 Years of Music in Brooklyn

The Feelies wrapped up a weekend at Rough Trade NYC with a final performance as bustling and determined as though it was their first. In a two-act show, the Haledon, NJ group celebrated four decades of music, and the six … Continue Reading

Soulful Front Man : Matthew Logan Vasquez “Does What He Wants”

The leading man from one of my favorite bands, Delta Spirit, has launched his second solo album entitled “Does What He Wants”. Matthew Logan Vasquez’s first solo album, “Solicitor Returns”, carried a more heavy metal tone throughout its entirety that … Continue Reading

The Shins ‘Heartworms’ — Best Effort Since ‘Chutes Too Narrow’

So while The Shins is technically a solo act again for James Mercer, the new album Heartworms is full of the richness and life that Chutes Too Narrow embodied–without the full band. Mercer has laid down an 11-track, exquisitely polished self-produced album … Continue Reading

Hippo Campus’ Debut Album ‘Landmark’ Is Pure Indie Magic

Hippo Campus has delivered us one of the sunniest and melodically delicious masterpieces of 2017 thus far with their debut album Landmark. The album starts with a experimental electronic track “Sun Veins” that slowly slides into the glorious “Way It Goes”. … Continue Reading