Smokescreens announce Used To Yesterday for 7/13 release

June 14, 2018

Photo Credit : Gina Clyne Smokescreens are an LA based band that started out when Chris Rosi and Corey Cunningham decided to put their mutual love of New Zealand’s Flying Nun Records to good use and start recording. Don’t know much more about other than that and what I read below but I am digging […]

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Erin Rae – Putting On Airs (album review)

June 13, 2018

credit: Marcus Maddox Erin Rae first came to my attention when Margo Price was talking her up on Twitter. Upon checking her out, I was immediately reminded of was Courtney Marie Andrews. Not so much that they sound the same but that they are cut from the same cloth. Brilliant voice, lovely lyrics with the […]

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Clean Spill announce new EP, Nothing’s On My Mind

June 12, 2018

Santa Barbara’s Clean Spill are set to release Nothing’s On My Mind this summer. They got themselves a nice surfy garage sound and the first track is a solid listen. Here’s some more info on the track. Doctor started out as an introspective view of life through a dog’s eyes. Specifically, we wanted to personify […]

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Deeper – s/t (album review)

June 11, 2018

Last Tuesday, I was wandering around the kitchen as the Cubs game was on. I was half-paying attention as they came out of commercial with a guitar hook I recognized. That guitar hook felt out of place; belonging to Chicago’s quarter, Deeper. To say it was weird to hear Len and JD break them down […]

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Andrew Combs announces new EP 5 Covers & A Song out July 27

June 8, 2018

photo by Balee Greer Andrew Combs released a hell of an album in 2017 titled Canyons Of My Mind. Now, he’s set to release an EP and head out on tour. The first track is a cover of Reptilia by The Strokes. Combs kicks off a US tour on release day in his hometown at […]

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Phil Cook – People Are My Drug (album review)

June 8, 2018

Phil Cook’s music makes me happy. So much that I have daydreamed about a reality, where when Phil and his band roll into town, pour out of whatever jalopy or tour van they are traveling in (Phil pulling his suspenders up around his shoulders) as the people happily and adoringly stream out of their homes […]

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Gold Star announces Uppers & Downers for 9/7 release

June 6, 2018

Credit: Mic Becker Gold Star is the moniker of LA’s Marlon Rabenreither. We stumbled into one of his set’s during SXSW ’17 and we all were immediately smitten with his music. Big Blue was one of my favorite albums of 2017 and am happy that AutumnTone is set to release the follow up on 9/7. […]

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The Devil Makes Three announces Chains Are Broken for 8/24 release

June 5, 2018

Photo By Jay Westcott Pete Bernhard, Lucia Turino, and Cooper McBean, aka The Devil Makes Three are a HearYa staple. Chains Are Broken is the trio’s first album of original tune’s since 2013’s I’m A Stranger Here and the first to include a drummer, Stefan Amidon, for the proceedings. I’ve seen them with Stefan a […]

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Thunderpussy – s/t (Album review)

June 4, 2018

The ladies of Thunderpussy – Molly Sides [vocals], Whitney Petty [guitar], Leah Julius [bass], and Ruby Dunphy [drums] – are not subtle in their approach. They’re here to rock and chew gum. And it looks like they’re all out of chewing gum. Looking and sounding like they just stepped out on to Sunset Blvd in […]

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Michigan Rattlers release new track, Just Good Night; ready new LP

June 1, 2018

Michigan Rattlers – Graham Young (guitar), Adam Reed (upright bass), and Christian Wilder (piano) – landed on my radar in 2017 with a wonderful EP that really resonated with me. We took in a set during SXSW 2017 and came away even more impressed. The boys have just released a new track in anticipation of […]

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