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

Rocky Votolato Share New Single; Wild Roots LP Out September 9th Via Spartan Records

Seattle-based indie-folk hero Rocky Votolato has unveiled “Texas Scorpion” the next single off of ‘Wild Roots’— his first album in over 7 years– which will be released on September 9 via Spartan Records and Thirty Something Records (Europe/UK). An intimate concept album inspired by and written for his family, each song is a letter dedicated to a specific family member and focused on… Read More Rocky Votolato Share New Single; Wild Roots LP Out September 9th Via Spartan Records

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)

Soup Review – Beneath The Big White Moon LP (Studio III Recordings)

Here’s another good one from Studio III Recordings, a recording studio and record label based in Sheffield, UK. As usual, the artists who decide to record at their studios always receive a superb quality sound. The review of Steve J. Allen’s Contrast LP is a fine example, so I decided to give it a try… Read More Soup Review – Beneath The Big White Moon LP (Studio III Recordings)

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)

The Matchup – Straight To The Core LP (Hell For Breakfast Records)

If you paid close attention to these pages this week, you probably realized that Hell For Breakfast carries loads of good groups/artists on their roster. Literally, everything I heard so far bursts with outstanding quality, and to be honest, I could listen to their bands over and over again without getting bored. But wait, what… Read More The Matchup – Straight To The Core LP (Hell For Breakfast Records)