Independent music reviews and recommendations that don't suck.

An epic follow up to 2015 debut!

Powerplant (2017) - Girlpool When I first heard Before the World was Big (2015), the first album from LA folk-punk/indie duo Girlpool, the soul and passion harnessed throughout amid playful lyrics felts hard-hitting and fun, but nevertheless lacked something. Sure... Continue Reading →


Month of Picks – May

Lots of alt rock and punk influenced picks worth an honorable mention. Fratellis Costello Music (2006)- A fun alt rock/punk influence throwback pop album that's fun and commercially familiar.  Metric Live It Out (2005)- A humble and haunting Canadian rock... Continue Reading →

Sophmore album from Milky Chance a solid follow up

Blossom (2017) - Milky Chance The debut album from German electronic-folk duo Milky Chance completely missed my radar for the first year it was out. Then in passing, I heard the raw acoustic version of Loveland, and completely swooned over... Continue Reading →

Gorillaz Return with Mod Sound, Highlight on Features.

Humanz (2017) - Gorillaz There was ample time for Gorillaz fans to steep in the hype of a new Gorillaz release and anticipation of what was to come. The last release before the bands unofficial hiatus was Plastic Beach (2008)... Continue Reading →

A Unique Electronic Folk-Indie Rock Duo’s Underrated Debut Album

Sadnecessary (2013) - Milky Chance Just under an hour total, this album is a long wave carrying your soul through dimensions of reverb, sweet pickups and a sweet serenade of rugged, mumbled vocals make this album ring and haunt your... Continue Reading →

Garage Punk Group Adds Refreshing Splash to Genre.

SinSinSin (2011) - Le Butcherettes Inspired by artists like Bikini Kill, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and The Melvinss, Le Butcherettes is a real treat. Summed up as a female fronted garage punk rock band, these guys and gal step hard... Continue Reading →

A Defining Album For Post Punk and Modern Rock.

Marquee Moon (1977)  - Television This album is a staple 1970's rock album. Overshadowed by other bands during the time like Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones, Marquee Moon boasts a flowing 8 track set, highlighted by title track Marquee Moon. Fluid throughout,... Continue Reading →

A Pop-punk Whirlwind From Start to Finish.

Show Your Bones (2006) - Yeah Yeah Yeah's With the success of their first release in 2003 with Fever to Tell, The Yeah Yeah Yeah's had the opportunity to follow up with a cutting edge, well curated sound meant to represent... Continue Reading →

Hard-hitting Indie Rock From Energetic English Rockers.

Favourite Worst Nightmare (2007) - Arctic Monkeys If your favorite elements of rock include powerful guitar, bass and drums paired perfectly behind British vocals, this album will be a real treat. From start to finish, this album is fire. If... Continue Reading →

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