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)

John Shields – Songs Of Defiance

John Shields is an experienced songwriter, composer, keyboardist, audio producer, and studio engineer with current residence in Nashville, Tennessee. His music offers a unique experience which I highly recommend for those who’re into progressive indie music with unexpected twists and turns. These surprises are occasionally decorated with outstanding ideas and tremendous musicianship, which often explore… Read More John Shields – Songs Of Defiance

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)

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)

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)

Hidden Cabins – The Hidden Cabins Band EP (Engineer Records)

Hidden Cabins is a remarkable indie-folk duo comprised of Craig Cirinelli (vocals and hand percussions) and Brian Hofgesang (guitar, textures, addt’l microphone). They recorded numerous recordings in this lineup, such as a split compact disc with Brother Octopus, a split 10” record called Weathered with Eyeswan. Then the duo appeared on Daily Grooming compilation with… Read More Hidden Cabins – The Hidden Cabins Band EP (Engineer Records)