Sharon Van Etten announces Remind Me Tomorrow for 1/18/19

October 2, 2018

photo credit – Ryan Pfluger Finally we have an answer to a question that became so fevered that a t-shirt was made. The answer is 1/18/19 via the fine folks at Jagjaguwar. Produced by John Congleton, Van Etten’s sound has evolved a bit. The first track, Comeback Kid, is more upbeat and features more synths […]

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Sloucher announce Be True for 11/16 release

October 1, 2018

Photo credit: Eleanor Petry Sloucher are a Seattle based quartet playing indie guitar pop and they’re set to release their debut on Swoon Records on Nov 16th. Here’s some more info from the PR squad. Sloucher began with Jay Clancy (Makeup Monsters, Cayucas, Hibou), a drummer looking to try his chops at writing his own […]

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Gong Gong Gong – Siren

September 28, 2018

Gong Gong Gong is the Bejing duo of Tom Ng and Joshua Frank. They play a charging brand of psychedelic blues that reminds me of Songhoy Blues or Tinariwen. Here’s some more info from the PR team. “Siren 追逐劇” b/w ” Something’s Happening 突發 ” (out 11/9 on Wharf Cat) Gong Gong Gong brings to […]

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Frankie Cosmos – Vessel (album review)

September 27, 2018

Photo: Angel Ceballos I’ve been writing on this blog for over 10 years now. I’ve met loads of great people and musicians. But one of the coolest things I was able to do was start the process of my old babysiter getting an internship at Sub Pop. As we were going over the Sub Pop […]

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Drew Beskin announces Nostalgia Porn for 10/18 release

September 26, 2018

Drew Beskin is the former front-man for The District Attorneys and Party Dolls. Nostalgia Porn will be his second solo LP, set to be released on October 18th. He’s been garnering some praise so far, including Rolling Stone. Check out the latest single, Still The Speaks below. Drew Beskin is a singer/songwriter based out of […]

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Black Belt Eagle Scout – Mother Of My Children (album review)

September 25, 2018

Photo Credit – Jason Quigley Sam, A Dream is everything I am looking for in the closing track of an album. The songs starts slowly, building til the rhythm section kicks in, giving the guitar solo some direction. If I didn’t hear the vocals, I’d think it was a Strand Of Oaks tune, which is […]

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Buxton announce Stay Out Late for 10/19

September 24, 2018

Photo credit: Carra Sykes Buxton has long been a favorite of HearYa. Their last album, Half A Native, was a favorite of 2015. As much as I love their albums, seeing their live brand of cosmic Americana is most certainly worth your time. Trevino credits the three-year gap between Buxton albums to a bout of […]

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Idle Bloom announce Flood of the Dial for 10/5 release

September 21, 2018

Photo by Lance Lee Idle Bloom is a Nashville quartet that we’ve posted about a couple of times in the past. I’ve cited their 90’s indie influence a couple of times, and this track, Seeping In, is no different. But I will say, this is my favorite track they’ve done. The band did a cool […]

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Pip Blom announces Paycheck EP for 10/5 release

September 20, 2018

Photo credit: Ronald van Mil A couple of years ago, I posted a track by Dutch artist, Pip Blom. At that point, I said I was anxious where she was headed. Well now, I know a and I’m pretty pleased. Here’s some more info from the PR squad. Pip Blom is a phenomenal young indie […]

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Night Shop – In The Break (album review)

September 19, 2018

Photo Credit: Kevin Gossett After twenty years behind the kit, Justin Sullivan pops up front and delivers one of my favorite debuts of 2018. Most recently Sullivan has been playing with Kevin Morby’s band and like Morby, Night Shop’s music is timeless and effortless. His lyrics come out so natural, almost as if they are […]

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