Dopegoat EP by Dopegoat
March 10, 2015

Lovers of the more chilled out side of metal should be thrilled by the arrival of this brand new addition to the green burning subgenre. Dopegoat, true to their name, have a very “glued to your seat in a cloud … Continue reading

Emmy Bachmann
Interview: Emmy Bachmann
November 4, 2014

We recently had a chance to get to know Emmy Bachmann, an Ohio native who moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music. Her debut EP Stranger has been charting well and making some noise on many of the … Continue reading

Interview with Sydney Leigh
October 8, 2014

Earlier this week, we had the chance to chat with Sydney Leigh, an emerging pop artist who made her way onto our radar. Though Leigh is only fifteen, she is already making a name for herself with an amazing combination … Continue reading

Saturdaze by Starcadian
October 6, 2014

I felt it necessary to take a listen to Starcadian’s latest, given that I still listen to Sunset Blood on the regular. Something about that album just makes it a great listen, whether it’s been a week or a month since … Continue reading

Hot Coals Cold Souls by Smoke Season
September 1, 2014

Though Smoke Season (Gabrielle Wortman and Jason Rosen) formed officially just over a year and a half ago, they have a poise and scope that reflects the maturity of a seasoned group. Perhaps it is for this reason that the … Continue reading

Ugly Heroes EP by Ugly Heroes
August 21, 2014

Another nice drop from the talented artists over at Mello Music Group. Ugly Heroes are Red Pill and Verbal Kent on the vocals and Apollo Brown on the production. Brown, a Michigan native, has built a sizable discography for himself … Continue reading

hibernation by Sleep Cycles
July 27, 2014

[quote]my artist name is sleep cycles and it is me and a guitar and a microphone held between my legs because i lost my stand and some electronics[/quote] This is how I was introduced to this album. When you get … Continue reading

Inbetween by Hold Fast For Now
June 23, 2014

Inbetween is a nice little follow-up EP for Adelaide-based duo Hold Fast For Now. We first heard from producers Darryl Bennett and David Rogers back in November of ’13 with their eponymous debut. There was a definite worldly energy streaming … Continue reading

French Exit by TV Girl
June 9, 2014

With summer rapidly approaching, the onslaught of “Summer Songs” is imminent. And although the spirit of the “Summer Song” is innocent enough, radio has made the listener’s hatred of these songs an inevitability. Gone are the days of tuning in … Continue reading

Not Kings by Candy Says
June 2, 2014

Pinning down Candy Says isn’t easy. So, in taking the lazy-man’s route, I’m going to borrow the definition that they have secured for themselves in an effort to classify their style — ‘Lo-fi chic pop collective’. Candy Says is a … Continue reading

Luminance by Govinda
May 22, 2014

In browsing through the liner notes for Govinda’s latest release, Luminance, a majority of the language and themes revolve around the idea of travel. But, while this album does incorporate the more traditional sense of travel in its use of geographically-distinct … Continue reading

Tides by Second Hand Heart
May 19, 2014

This is an awesome album. And when I use that word — awesome — I don’t mean it in the oft-overused way, although in that sense, this album is extremely good, or awesome. No, I mean this album is awesome: extremely impressive … Continue reading

Lighght by Kishi Bashi
May 14, 2014

Even before listening to his work as a solo performer, one cannot help but say that Kaoru Ishibashi has had an illustrious and successful career. Playing with artists like Regina Spektor and Sondre Lerche and as a founding member of … Continue reading

Forward Escape by Tipper
May 7, 2014

David Tipper, aka Tipper, has been at the forefront of one electronic music movement after the next. Although, like many other artists over the past few decades, to say that Tipper has been limited by the label-based industry would be … Continue reading

Navigator by Her Name is Calla
May 4, 2014

Since releasing their six track, fifty minute behemoth of a debut, The Heritage, back in 2008, both the recorded and live stylings of Her Name is Calla have been met with praise from critics and fans alike. Their follow-up album, The Quiet … Continue reading