Mikal Cronin announces Seeker for 10/25

August 1, 2019

Photo Credit: Max Mendelsohn Mikal Cronin is back for his fourth album and his first in five years. The first track is an absolute winner and has me itching to hear the whole thing. Seeker will see the light of day on 10/25 via the fine folks at Merge. Here is some info from the […]

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Stoner Control release new single, Open My Heart

July 31, 2019

photo by Wailana Waite Portland’s Stoner Control are back with their first single since 2018’s Alone In The City. The trio of Charley Williams, Sam Greenspan and Michael Cathcart continue to deliver big hooks in the spirit of Superchunk and Big Star. Stoner Control grew out of a temporary side-project to become a powerhouse trio […]

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Angel Olsen announces All Mirrors for 10/4 release

July 30, 2019

All Mirrors Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Cameron McCool I responded to the initial email I received about Angel Olsen with, “nah, not my speed.” A couple of years later, My Woman was my favorite album of 2016. All Mirrors will see the light of day on 10/24 via the fine folks at Jagjaguwar. Here’s some […]

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Kamggarn announce debut LP, Psych Aux Tropiques’ out September 2019.

July 29, 2019

These fellas from London have a new album coming out in September and I dig the first track. Here’s some more info from the PR squad. Birthed from London’s thriving garage-psych scene, Kamggarn formed in the summer of 2016 as Meat Candy and have since been paying their dues for the circuits best venues and […]

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Goon – Heaven Is Humming (album review)

July 25, 2019

It has been three years since I first wrote about Goon. To say that I have been patient in waiting for their debut LP would be understatement. To say it was worth it would also be an understatement. Led by Kenny Becker, Heaven Is Humming builds on the promise shown on their EPs. Undeniably influenced […]

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Iguana Death Cult announce Nude Casino for 10/25 release

July 24, 2019

Photo Credit: Tom Van Huisstede I almost passed on these guys cause their name was so ridiculous but then I thought to myself that I would love an Iguana Death Cult t-shirt. Then I opened up the email and a dude was wearing a fucking beret. Again, I was at a crossroads. Lucky for me, […]

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Joan Shelley announces Like The River Loves The Sea

July 24, 2019

Photo by Amber Estes Thieneman Joan Shelley has announced her new album, Like The River Loves The Sea, to be released August 30th on No Quarter Records. Joan makes music that is in a word, gorgeous. Here’s some info from the PR squad. Woven into the melodies and rhythms of these songs are fragments of […]

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Possible Humans announce Everybody Split for 8/2 release

July 23, 2019

(photo credit: Melissa Fulton) Melbourne’s Possible Humans debut LP, Everybody Split, will be out via the fine folks via Trouble In Mind Records. They play an interesting brand of post-punk. I wouldn’t say they sound like Interpol but the guitar riff kick off a hint of Sam Forgarino, which is certainly a good thing. Here’s […]

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Kyle Craft – Showboat Honey (album review)

July 18, 2019

Photo credit: Peter Karavias For his third album, Craft continues to spread his musical wings while staying true to his love of the 70s. Now with a permanent backing band, aptly named Showboat Honey, Craft was more collaborative on this album than his prior efforts; often shooting demos to his bandmates and watching it grow […]

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Whitney announces Forever Turned Around for 8/30 release

July 17, 2019

Photo Credit: Olivia Bee I always worry about the sophomore effort for a band or artist whose debut made them considerably more popular than I anticipated; placing them into the mainstream. My nerves were calmed when I heard that Jonathan Rado and Brad Cook co-produced the album but upon hearing these first two tracks, I’ve […]

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