TK & The Holy Know-Nothings – Arguably OK (album review)

May 30, 2019

Single Art Credit: Eric J. Loeffler Fronted by Taylor Kingman, TK & The Holy Know-Nothings sounds like the bands that HearYa made their staple back in the beginning. In fact, they remind me a band that we bonded over back in the day, Deer Tick. Deer Tick always felt like they were one beer away […]

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Seratones announces POWER for 8/23 release

May 28, 2019

(Credit: Dylan Glasgow Guice) Hailing from Shreveport, The Seratones are back with their sophomore album. The band’s sound has pivoted a little but the draw here remains the powerhouse vocals of A.J. Haynes. Here’s Haynes on the album. “We went through a pretty dramatic shift with this record,” says Haynes. “The band lineup, the creative […]

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Ian Ferguson announces State of Gold for 7/26 release

May 24, 2019

I caught Ian Ferguson last year opening up for Ron Gallo and really enjoyed that set. Now he’s set to release his debut LP on July 26 release on County Fair Records. Ferguson stated “Worried Walk is a song about that feeling when you’re aware you are having an emotional and mental meltdown. It’s about […]

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Justin Townes Earle – The Saint of Lost Causes (album review)

May 23, 2019

Photo By Joshua Black Wilkens When you are a fan of an artist for a long period of time; consisting of multiple albums; it is natural to have you favorites and albums that you never play. Most people favor the early albums; back when the love was fresh and exciting. Justin Townes Earle is one […]

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Girl Friday sign to Hardly Art, announce Fashion Conman EP

May 22, 2019

LA’s Girl Friday are the latest addition to the excellent Hardly Art roster of artists. In a broad sense, they play post-punk but there’s a whole of lot of shit going on there. Really excited to dig in to this EP to discover other influences, and more importantly – their take on them. Anywho, the […]

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B Boys announce Dudu for 7/26 release

May 22, 2019

photo by Ian Bernacett B Boys are back withe a follow up to 2017’s Dada. The New York trio play a high-octane brand of post punk that sits right in my wheelhouse. Really looking forward to this one. Dudu will see the light of day on July 26 via the fine folks at Captured Tracks. […]

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Goon announces Heaven Is Humming for 7/19 release

May 21, 2019

I have been waiting for this one for awhile. Been loving the EPs for a couple of years now but am excited to sink my teeth into an LP. Fronted by Kenny Becker, Goon crank out a rambunctious brand of lo-fi rock that’s as gritty as it is enjoyable. Heaven Is Humming will see the […]

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Charlie Collins announces debut, Snowpine for 5/31 release

May 21, 2019

Photo Credit: Christopher Collins Charlie Collins is a twang artist from hailing from Australia and she’s set to release her debut on 5/31 via the fine folks Mirror Music Group. Her vocals remind me of Margo Price, which is about a nice a compliment as I could toss around. Here’s some info from the PR […]

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Modern Nature announces debut LP, How To Live for 8/23 release

May 16, 2019

Photo by James Sharp Modern Nature is the new project of Jack Cooper (Ultimate Painting, Mazes) and Will Young(BEAK>, Moon Gangs). I’m more familiar with Cooper’s work as I’ve spent some considerable time with Ultimate Painting. This is definitely a little different but I really dig it. How To Live will see the light of […]

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Dehd – Water (album review)

May 14, 2019

Much like their set I took in during SXSW, Water had me skeptical a few tracks in, then I came around about midway through and at the end of it all; I said to myself, “Self, that was pretty fucking good.” Chicago’s Dehd; comprised of Jason Balla, Emily Kempf, and Eric McGrady music sounds like […]

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