Talk Show Host – Mid-Century Modern LP (Wiretap Records / Disconnect Disconnect Records)

Today, I would like to talk about the group that caught my ear as soon as I stumbled upon their music. Talk Show Host is a new name to me, but the group operates for years. They released series of singles and extended plays since 2016, such as Disunion Tour EP, Perfectly Competent EP, a… Read More Talk Show Host – Mid-Century Modern LP (Wiretap Records / Disconnect Disconnect Records)

Century Egg – Little Piece Of Hair 12″ EP (Forward Music Group)

There is a plenty of outstanding indie rock bands out there, and you can’t even say anything negative about their music because they all sound equally good. However, the groups that are popping out from the crowd are rare today, so some of those groups may sound similar or almost the same. Luckily, there are… Read More Century Egg – Little Piece Of Hair 12″ EP (Forward Music Group)

The Boatsmen – Versus The Boatsmen LP (Ghost Highway Records / Spaghetty Town Records)

Before I even start talking about this band, I would like to ask a couple of simple questions. Do you love loud music? Do you love rock’n’roll? Do you love rock’n’roll infused punk rock? Do you love rock’n’roll infused punk rock with occasional explorations into deathpunk, hardcore punk, power pop, and garage rock? If the… Read More The Boatsmen – Versus The Boatsmen LP (Ghost Highway Records / Spaghetty Town Records)

Main Primate – …For The Lamplighters CD

The alternative scene is getting stronger every day, with outstanding new artists popping out from every possible direction. It seems like this pandemic only strengthened their determination to continue writing, composing, recording, and producing quality music. Perhaps Main Primate is one of those brand new artists that unquestionably deserves your utmost attention, but the man… Read More Main Primate – …For The Lamplighters CD

Decent Criminal – Bliss LP (Bearded Punk Records / Wiretap Records)

Here’s another outstanding record from Bearded Punk Records archives and probably the most unusual one in their catalog. Being known for its melodic punk rock/skate punk/pop-punk aesthetics, this prolific Belgian record label made quite an experiment with this album but nailed it once again. Perhaps the Bliss LP by Decent Criminal strays from the label’s… Read More Decent Criminal – Bliss LP (Bearded Punk Records / Wiretap Records)

The Lowtones – Self-Titled

Perhaps The Lowtones are a relatively new group, but they sound like a singular organism comprised of experienced musicians. Their melancholic music resonates in such a specific manner, and it will unquestionably suit the admirers of indie rock sound. Their self-titled album represents their latest effort, which carries loads of polyphonic delicacies. Besides their most-advanced… Read More The Lowtones – Self-Titled

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

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.

Bracket – Requiem LP (Bearded Punk Records)

For those who lived under the rock for decades, Bracket is a Californian pop-punk institution formed in Forestville in 1992. No matter which album you pick up, from those published on Caroline Records over Fat Wreck Chords, Takeover Records, High Output Records, and Head2Wall Records, you’ll solely enjoy their specific version of pop-punk music. Full-lengths… Read More Bracket – Requiem 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

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