The Dopamines – Tales Of Interest LP (Bearded Punk Records)

The Dopamines made quite a name for themselves since their inception in 2006. Whoever stumbled upon some of their records probably instantly fell in love with their highly addictive music. In nearly fifteen years of their existence, this Cincinnati, Ohio pop-punk sensation released remarkable full-lengths, such as a debut self-titled album, Expect The Worst, Vices,… Read More The Dopamines – Tales Of Interest LP (Bearded Punk Records)

Fashion Bird Danger Danger – Phanerothymes LP

Fashion Bird Danger Danger is a psychedelic pop supergroup consisting of John Wlaysewski and Olive Hui (Late Cambrian), Matthew Milligan and Joey Slater (Wheatus), Lisa Hammer (Mors Syphilitica, Triana Orpheus on Venture Bros), and Levi Wilson (Radiana). These highly experienced musicians shared samples and ideas back and forth between August and December of 2020, during… Read More Fashion Bird Danger Danger – Phanerothymes LP

Alpha Cat – Pearl Harbor 2020

Elizabeth McColough’s story about this particular album is quite interesting. It makes me wonder about other artists and their stories about the recording process, various circumstances, fortunate and unfortunate events that somehow affected their songwriting and life. Elizabeth briefly explained everything about songwriting, composing, recording process but also thoroughly told the story about the people… Read More Alpha Cat – Pearl Harbor 2020

Cry Red – Everything And The Space In Between

There’s something about this band that keeps me pumped to dig deeper into their debut album. Maybe it’s because of the clever arrangements, subtle melodies, delicate notes, or song structures. Who knows, but one thing is for sure, their music deserves your uttermost attention if you’re profoundly into fully detailed indie rock. Cry Red is… Read More Cry Red – Everything And The Space In Between

Pennan Brae – Lit LP

Pennan Brae decided to make a proper comeback with his latest offering to the broader auditorium. His latest full-length recording, simplistically named Lit, offers ten cheerful rock’n’roll compositions gradually infused by the recognizable power-pop vibe. His music vividly resembles the classic rock’n’roll sound of the seventies and eighties, highlighted with catchy pop twists and turns… Read More Pennan Brae – Lit LP

Buddy Junior – Portal CS (Cherub Dream Records)

Buddy Junior is a San Francisco based shoegaze pop group comprised of Jared LeNar, who works in collaboration with Harvey LeNar. Monika Jang fills in for all the drumming duties, while the group constantly switches the members on synths. The group previously released a debut single-sided debut EP named Marietta, comprised of five ear-appealing tunes.… Read More Buddy Junior – Portal CS (Cherub Dream Records)

Steve Hewitt – Bigger Than Words CD (Engineer Records)

Steve Hewitt is a British singer and songwriter emanating from Kent whose previous works gained a lot of positive critics from admirers of acoustic-oriented music. However, his music carries a lot more than simplified stripped acoustic melodies, and Steve tends to decorate his music with subtle additions of other instruments. His back catalog includes a… Read More Steve Hewitt – Bigger Than Words CD (Engineer Records)

Varsity – The Basement Takes LP (2015-2016) (Run For Cover Records)

Varsity is a Chicago based indie-pop band comprised of multi-talented musicians who are shifting boundaries of the genre with every following recording. The group has started their euphonious endeavors with a self-released single called Turns Out, which has been accompanied by a B-side number Downtown. Then Varsity has published Thanks For Nothing EP in 2014,… Read More Varsity – The Basement Takes LP (2015-2016) (Run For Cover Records)