#TBTReview – The Strokes – Is This It? (2010)
Apr17

#TBTReview – The Strokes – Is This It? (2010)

The initial roster of The Strokes consisted of Nikolai Fraiture on bass, Fabrizio Moretti on drums, Nick Valensi on guitar, and Julian Casablancas as the lead vocalist. In their formative stages, they pried on the ability to create lo-fi sounds with an emphasis on simple song writing structure, and poetic introspective of the life and times of the youth and the ever changing growing pains that accompanied their ability to wade through...

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The Fresh & Onlys release new single “Animal of One”
Apr11

The Fresh & Onlys release new single “Animal of One”

San Fran natives, The Fresh and Onlys released new single “Animal of One” off of House of Spirits, their fifth album, out June 10th on Mexican Summer. “Animal of One” definitely takes on the modernized dreamy, vintage rock song. This single features broad lyrical gestures on the ephemerality of forgiving and forgetting sung by vocalist Tim Cohen atop guitarist Wymond Miles’ chilling arpeggios and textural...

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#TBTReview: Weezer’s Pinkerton (1996)
Apr10

#TBTReview: Weezer’s Pinkerton (1996)

Ok, this is not necessarily an overlooked album. Still allow me to make this review personal. In fifth grade I met my first girlfriend. She didn’t know she was my girlfriend, but I figured that because I bought her Weezer’s Blue album and held her hand. So I figured; she was my girlfriend. Naturally when the transition to middle school began I was ready to see my darling following the vacation with a copy of Pinkerton to commemorate...

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Nicky Egan releases new EP, video, and playing at Underground Arts in Philly tonight
Apr10

Nicky Egan releases new EP, video, and playing at Underground Arts in Philly tonight

To celebrate the release of The 45 Homestead Project, Nicky Egan will be performing at the Underground Arts in Philly TONIGHT. Doors open at 8 pm and show starts at 9 pm. Click here to purchase tickets. Three ways to describe Nicky Egan’s voice: soulful, sultry, and silvery. Nicky Egan just released her compelling sophomore EP,The 45 Homestead Project, her debut release on Ropeadope Records. This seven song compilation has that...

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Meet: Still Life Still
Apr09

Meet: Still Life Still

Canada has always blessed the U.S with talented musicians and Still Life Still is one of them. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Still Life Still gives classic indie-alternative rock with an electronic twist. The five-piece formed in 1999 but didn’t release a  full-length record until 2009. Their first full-length entitled Girls Come Too garnered the band enough attention to open up for The Hold Steady, The Most Serene Republic, and...

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“You When You’re Older” Video Premiere from Typefighter
Apr07

“You When You’re Older” Video Premiere from Typefighter

Garage pop quartet, Typefighter has premiered a music video for new song “You When You’re Older” on PureVolume. “You When You’re Older“ is the newest song off the band’s debut LP, The End Of Everything, set to release on April 22nd, via DC label Huge Witch Records. An arresting rock ‘n’ roll record filled with pounding rhythms and roaring guitars, Typefighter’s upcoming...

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