Carla Geneve – Don’t Want To Be Your Lover

March 4, 2020

Photo Credit: Duncan Wright Carla Geneve follows up her excellent 2019 EP with a new track before heading to SXSW. Here’s some info on the track and video. I plan on taking in a set for sure. “Don’t Wanna Be Your Lover” is an exploration of the grey areas between platonic and romantic relationships and […]

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Jess Williamson Announces New Album, Sorceress, Out May 15th

February 27, 2020

Photo Credit: Kathryn Vetter Miller Jess Williamson’s Cosmic Wink snuck up on towards the end of 2018 when it was popping up on some year-end lists. I became infatuated with and then was lucky enough to take in a set at last year’s SXSW. Her latest is set to see the light of day on […]

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Ratboys – Printer’s Devil (album review)

February 26, 2020

I remember when I read the PR piece for their last album, GN. My reaction would best be described at hmmm. Listening to the first song; reaction was more or less the same. But slowly GN seeped into my being. Then I saw them live and it was all over. I was hooked. Buoyed by […]

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Margaret Glaspy announces Devotion for 3/27 release

February 26, 2020

Photo credit: Josh Goleman Margaret Glaspy is set to release her follow up to 2016’s Emotions and Math; an album that has only gotten better with time. The sound is a little different for the upcoming album (less crunchy guitars / more synths) but her voice remains stellar. Here’s some info on the track below. […]

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Pom Pom Squad – Red With Love

February 25, 2020

Credit: Cherie Bugtong Brooklyn’s Pom Pom Squad, led by Mia Berrin, has been getting some great press since the release of their EP Ow in 2019. Ahead of their upcoming SXSW adventure, they have released a new track titled Red With Love that reminds me of one of my favorite tracks of 2019; Patience by […]

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V.V. Lightbody announces Make A Shrine Or Burn It for 5/1 release

February 25, 2020

Photo Credit: Rachel Winslow Following up on the release of the single, Car Alarm; Chicago’s V.V. Lightbody has announced her first album for Nashville’s Acrophase Records. I dig this track a bunch but its far from my normal fare. Something about her voice keeps me coming back. Anyway, she’s going to be down at SXSW. […]

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Vandoliers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)

February 21, 2020

On the heels of their 2019 excellent release, Forever, Vandoliers, have released a cover of The Proclaimers’ classic before embarking on a tour this spring including a stopover at SXSW. Last year, I got pretty banged up and bought a Vandoliers t-shirt at one of their sets. I suggest you do the same. Here’s lead […]

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Public Practice announces debut LP, Gentle Grip for 5/15 release

February 20, 2020

Photo by Okay Ogut Last year, I caught a set by New York’s Public Practice and I was reminded of one of favorites to the recent years, Priests. Their disco-tinged punk music made for a damn good listen as I shook the cobwebs out from the previous night. Gentle Grip will see the light of […]

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Mo Troper – Natural Beauty (album review)

February 20, 2020

Natural Beauty is Portland’s Mo Troper third album and first to pipe through my ear holes. I would describe Troper’s music as a sweet tart. The melodies and the hook are infectious; toes are tapping. But once you get into a bit, you take notice of the lyrics. I Eat, the opening track, is kind […]

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Deau Eyes announces Let It Leave for 5/8 release

February 19, 2020

Photo by Joel Arbaje Deau Eyes is the moniker of Richmond, VA-based singer/songwriter Ali Thibodeau. She’s signed to Egg Hunt Records and is set to release her debut LP and make a stop over at SXSW. Produced by Jacob Blizard (Lucy Dacus) and Collin Pastore (illuminati hotties), think this album is gonna be a winner. […]

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