It’s been a long couple weeks, broken up by four days of physical and mental torture known as Lollapalooza. Over that time, the only new music I’ve really enjoyed is the new album from Tampa, Florida-based band DieAlps!. There’s something unexplainably listenable to their sound, it’s just very easy to digest. That isn’t to say it’s simple music, because at times there’s a lot of … Continue reading DieAlps!-Our City
Shoegaze can come in many different forms, most of which put me to sleep. Even when it’s done well I usually find it pretty easy to tune out and snooze for a while. Fortunately the new tracks from Kent-based group The Machiavellis have plenty going on to keep my interest (and yours). I wasn’t familiar with the band before last week, though I do have … Continue reading The Machiavellis-“She”/”Grey Day Machine”
Over the past few months a handful of my friends have been talking about Joywave. Most of them are into stuff a bit poppier than I am, but I wanted to check them out before they start getting super popular. When they released their recent single, “It’s A Trip!,” I wasn’t too excited by it. The latest song, “Doubt,” is much more in tune with … Continue reading Joywave-“Doubt”
Music videos don’t always have to be big-budget, high octane thrill rides. Sometimes it’s better when they’re just a fun and honest depiction of the artist. That’s exactly what you get with this clip from Floco Torres. The Akron, Ohio-based MC has over 20 releases to his name over the past 9 years, and will be dropping Again, his latest EP, on July 7th. You … Continue reading Floco Torres-You!
It’s strange how well Good Morning Midnight‘s new album flows. The songs themselves are quite different, ranging from somber folk to indie-pop to raucous 70’s style AM radio tunes. The influence of bands like Wilco and songwriters like Elliot Smith are heard pretty easily throughout, and GMM’s Charlie Cacciatore captures their spirit with ease. Produced and engineered by friend of the site Dana Telsrow and … Continue reading Good Morning Midnight-Basket Of Flowers