Chris Mayer & The Rockets – In One Room CD (Hicktown Records)

Springtime came earlier this year thanks to Chris Mayer & The Rockets. Their debut recording articulates with some positive vibrations, which introduce cheerful tones that resemble the music ideal for sunny seasons. The story behind this ear-appealing group is more than interesting. Chris Mayer felt the urge to start something more than another repetitious indie… Read More Chris Mayer & The Rockets – In One Room CD (Hicktown Records)

Science Man – II LP + Flexi 7″ (Swimming Faith / Big Neck Records)

After the Match Game 7″ comes the second full-length recording by Science Man. Once again, John Toohill proved there are no boundaries when it comes to writing and publishing everything in the true spirit of the DIY ethos. We all know that prolific artists are becoming repetitious or losing quality during mass production, but Toohill… Read More Science Man – II LP + Flexi 7″ (Swimming Faith / Big Neck Records)

Science Man – Match Game 7″ (Swimming Faith Records)

During the day, John Toohill is a creative individual who performs with the bands such as Alpha Hopper, The Hamiltons, Night Slaves, Spit Kink, The Midnight Vein, Black & White Cat / Black & White Cake, Cobra Cobra, and I probably forgot some other bands he crossed paths with during his musical endeavors. In the… Read More Science Man – Match Game 7″ (Swimming Faith Records)

Kendall Street Company – The Stories We Write For Ourselves (Live At FESTY)

Those who know me well, know that I am rarely writing about live recordings. Don’t get me wrong, I do love live recordings. There’s something about live performances captured at the moment and preserved on a preferred music carrier that motivates me to explore even further about particular bands. The atmosphere is unique, intimate, and… Read More Kendall Street Company – The Stories We Write For Ourselves (Live At FESTY)

Alpha Hopper – Alpha Hex Index LP (Hex Records)

Alpha Hopper were quiet for a while, but here they are with another banging recording that will knock your socks off. For those who somehow missed my article about their previous album, Alpha Hopper is a fascinating bunch of creative people emanating from Buffalo, New York. Their music defies classifications into a particular genre, mainly… Read More Alpha Hopper – Alpha Hex Index LP (Hex Records)

Indigos – Always. Whenever.

Perhaps the Indigos are relatively new group that recently started their music endeavors, but their sonic appearance unquestionably showcases quite the contrary. Right with the initial beats of their debut full-length, you’ll notice a tremendous musical experience showcased through the continuously amplifying musicianship of the entire band. The band undoubtfully draws inspiration from a full… Read More Indigos – Always. Whenever.

Hans Roofthooft – Skeletons LP (Bearded Punk Records)

Hans Roofthooft is a Belgian lead vocalist and guitar player widely known for his work at F.O.D. I previously wrote an article about their exceptional full-length named Sleepville, which unquestionably deserves your uttermost attention. This time, I would like to focus more on his solo outlet, which explores more mellow-sounding indie waters. Skeletons is his… Read More Hans Roofthooft – Skeletons LP (Bearded Punk Records)

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