With their newest LP, Deus Sex Machina, coming out in a couple weeks, Sons Of An Illustrious Father have just put out their third single. “E.G.” changes up the sound a bit from the other two songs they’ve released. Big, heavy guitars fill up most of the available space, while Josh Aubin’s vocals offer a sweetness that differs from the intensity of band members Ezra … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father-E.G.
Ike Reilly may belong to the staggering evening, but he’s spent his sweltering nights cultivating a cache of classics that would make most songwriters turn green with envy. For the last two decades he’s been one of the most consistent voices in rock and roll, but continues to fly under the radar of most casual music listeners. On his latest album, Crooked Love, Ike and … Continue reading Ike Reilly-Crooked Love
This was my first Minus The Bear show. I’ve known of them more from name that their songs, so I never had the urge to go see them. I heard they were playing Planet Of Ice front to back on this tour, and that piqued my interest a bit. I haven’t followed their career closely, but I know that album. They style served as a … Continue reading Minus The Bear at House Of Blues 5/4/18
When I first heard that The Magic Numbers had a new album coming, I immediately pre-ordered it. That was way back in December of last year. I hadn’t heard a single note of it, but I knew I needed to have it. For a while their first two records were in constant rotation in my ears. I remember picking the first one up at a … Continue reading The Magic Numbers-Outsiders
Thirty seconds into Curious Grace & Black Rabbit‘s “Fire Brigade,” I had to pull out the 10 Things I Hate About You soundtrack to make sure I hadn’t heard this song already. It’s got the same energy of those mid-90’s power pop/alternative hits from Letters To Cleo and Save Ferris. It’s all brand new, though-references to “pink pussy hats” will let you know they’re talking … Continue reading Curious Grace & Black Rabbit-Fire Brigade