Pete Droge-Skeleton Crew featuring Elaine Summers

Normally I wouldn’t bother posting on a holiday, but let’s be honest; my posting schedule has been anything but normal the last few months. Basically, if I hear something I like, I’ll let you know. Otherwise I’m just listening to the same five or six things I always turn to when things feel out of whack. One of those things that I threw on a … Continue reading Pete Droge-Skeleton Crew featuring Elaine Summers

Fort Frances-These Lights Will Shine Again

It remains a scary time for most humans around the globe. I have personally found it very hard to relate to new music coming out right now that was recorded well before any of this current craziness started. So, I was happy to receive a new song from my friends in Fort Frances that puts a positive spin on these months of isolation. The track … Continue reading Fort Frances-These Lights Will Shine Again

Holy Hive-Float Back To You

I feel like sweetness is something everyone could use right now, and Holy Hive delivers a heaping teaspoon of it on “Float Back To You.” This is the title track to their first LP, the follow-up to the EP Harping. Holy Hive is made up of singer-songwriter Paul Spring, acclaimed drummer Homer Steinweiss (Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings), and bassist Joe Harrison. Float Back To … Continue reading Holy Hive-Float Back To You

Marchelle Bradanini-Oscar Wilde

It’s been a few years since I’ve talked about Marchelle Bradanini here. Her album Blue Gold, under the moniker Pony Boy, came out way back in 2015. I first heard of her a while before that (and actually wrote about her for the first time eight years ago yesterday!). As Pony Boy she displayed a dark, back-alley brawl kind of Americana that hung around in … Continue reading Marchelle Bradanini-Oscar Wilde