Dead Rituals-Closer

I was lucky enough to receive a transmission from Italian musician Andrea Caccese a few days ago. Inside I found one of my favorite songs of the year so far. The Dead Rituals song “Closer” starts like a power pop cover of Mazzy Star and quickly evolves into an uptempo look at the back and forth of a relationship in various stages. The video, featuring animation … Continue reading Dead Rituals-Closer

Counterfeit Madison-So Much To Give

Sharon Udoh, Adam Hardy, and Seth Daily play music under the name Counterfeit Madison. Yesterday the Columbus, OH musicians put out a brand new video for the song “So Much To Give.”  The song is a dark chocolate confection with just  a tinge of bitterness to help balance the sweet pop sounds. The video matches up with the cat-and-mouse game of pursuing a relationship with … Continue reading Counterfeit Madison-So Much To Give

No Baby-“Breach”

A little under a year ago I did an interview with Ruby Dunphy about her band Thunderpussy. She’s since left that band to work on other projects, one of which is No Baby. The Seattle-based trio just got together earlier this year and “Breach” is their first single. From the stomping guitar riff that opens the song, a bit of a throwback to early 00’s … Continue reading No Baby-“Breach”

Video Premiere: “You And Your Shadow” by Kate Schell

Earlier this year Kate Schell put out a great record called Past Present Future, her first release since her former band, Paper Thick Walls, parted ways. It’s made its way in and out of my personal Top 25 albums of 2019 over the months, but it is currently in and definitely worth your time. I’m honored to be premiering the video for “You And Your … Continue reading Video Premiere: “You And Your Shadow” by Kate Schell

Ezra Furman-Calm Down AKA I Should Not Be Alone

My birthday was a week ago today, and now I have reason to keep the celebration going! Ezra Furman, easily one of the finest songwriters and performers making music today, has a new album called Twelve Nudes coming out at the end of August. Not only that, but a brand new video for the first single “Calm Down AKA I Should Not Be Alone” is … Continue reading Ezra Furman-Calm Down AKA I Should Not Be Alone