Premiere: Listen To Glad To Be Alive LP By Brook Pridemore

Fresh home from a US tour to a Brooklyn that was silenced by the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployed and unable to play live, Brook Pridemore was overcome with a flurry of middle-of-the-night songwriting. More intimate and unflinchingly honest than anything they’d written before, this batch of nascent songs painted snapshots of the most trying moments of… Read More Premiere: Listen To Glad To Be Alive LP By Brook Pridemore

The Homeless Gospel Choir – Fourth Dimension Intervention CD (Don Giovanni Records)

If someone asked you to explain the sound of The Homeless Gospel Choir, you would probably scratch your head for a while. The music seems overly simplistic, but on the contrary, there are layers of sound ready to be discovered by those experienced ears demanding something more than simplistic indie music. The fact The Homeless… Read More The Homeless Gospel Choir – Fourth Dimension Intervention CD (Don Giovanni Records)

Flogging Molly Release Video For A Song Of Liberty

Flogging Molly have joined forces with renowned Ukrainian animators/filmmakers, The Mad Twins, for the band’s “A Song of Liberty” video. The clip highlights humanity’s ongoing struggle against oppression, from Ireland’s Easter Uprising through several 20th century moments including both World Wars, to the current occupation of Ukraine. “We were working on this video for three months under air alerts and… Read More Flogging Molly Release Video For A Song Of Liberty

Greg Laraigné – The Brightside Of It All LP (Snappy Little Numbers)

At first, I thought this was a crust punk or a modern hardcore record. The entire visual identity made me think I will maybe experience an ultrafast, blackened, d-beat hardcore album stacked with hellish screams and shoutouts. After all, dotwork imagery and the theme pointed that out from the very beginning. It was strange considering… Read More Greg Laraigné – The Brightside Of It All LP (Snappy Little Numbers)

Lenny Lashley Release Video For Heart Of Stone

Folksinger and punk rock stalwart Lenny Lashley has unveiled his new single “Heart of Stone” off of his forthcoming album Five Great Egrets under the moniker Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One. The album is due out later this year both digitally and on vinyl via Omerta MIA. New Noise Magazine revealed the music video earlier today and the single is now available worldwide. “Thematically, it’s… Read More Lenny Lashley Release Video For Heart Of Stone

Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One Announces New Album; Watch Video For It Got So Dark

Folksinger and punk rock stalwart Lenny Lashley will be releasing a collection of new songs titled Five Great Egrets under the moniker Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One later this year via Omerta MIA. He recently unveiled his lead single “It Got So Dark” describing it as “an anthemic, shambolic, heartland rock-infused punk song.” In support of his newest effort, Lashley will be supporting this… Read More Lenny Lashley’s Gang of One Announces New Album; Watch Video For It Got So Dark

Yesterday’s Ring – Goodbye Nightlife LP (Little Rocket Records)

Today, I got two new excellent records from Graeme of Medictation, Leatherface, and Little Rocket Records, so let’s start with this gem first. Yesterday’s Ring is a long-running trio consisting of Hugo Mudie, Fred Jacques, and Louis Valiquette, who played in The Sainte Catherines together. This album also includes Frankie Stubbs on vocals and guitar,… Read More Yesterday’s Ring – Goodbye Nightlife LP (Little Rocket Records)

Andre Sinner – Jung Und Unerfahren CD (Weird Sounds)

Let’s start this Monday with some folk punk! This particular compact disc came to our headquarters a while ago alongside other releases sent by Rookie Records. Although I heard for Andre Sinner before, I can’t remember if I ever listened to some of his recordings. Thankfully, now is the right time to do it since… Read More Andre Sinner – Jung Und Unerfahren CD (Weird Sounds)

Der Butterwegge – Butterbande CD (Weird Sounds Records & Promotion)

Here’s another superb release I received in the recent Rookie Records batch. This one comes from Wierd Sounds Records & Promotion, a German record label based in Bramsche. Butterbande is the fourth full-length release by Der Butterwegge, a melodic punk rock band that incorporates a decent amount of folk music. Previously, Der Butterwegge released critically… Read More Der Butterwegge – Butterbande CD (Weird Sounds Records & Promotion)

Steve J. Allen – Contrast LP (Studio III Recordings)

The release I will talk about today is one of those vinyl records I awaited in anticipation since I’ve heard the first single. Contrast is a second and most advanced full-length recording by Steve J. Allen, a devoted punk rocker whose music refuses further classifications into a particular genre. His unique ideas, sense of balance,… Read More Steve J. Allen – Contrast LP (Studio III Recordings)