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)

V/A – Lamp Light The Fire: A Compilation Of Quiet(ER) Songs Vol. 3 (Engineer Records)

Sometimes it feels so good to slow things down a little bit, so what’s a better occasion than to write a couple of lines about Lamp Light The Fire, a compilation release that mainly focuses on acoustic music. This compilation comes out every couple of years and covers artists who are or were the part… Read More V/A – Lamp Light The Fire: A Compilation Of Quiet(ER) Songs Vol. 3 (Engineer Records)

Night Slaves – Three And A Half LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Three And A Half is the latest contribution to the broader audiences and the most advanced album by the Night Slaves. Besides conventional roles by John Toohill and David Kane, the group developed up into the quintet by adding Lucy Bell on vocals, Kelly Mordaunt on synth, and Ryan McMullen on guitar. Night Slaves are… Read More Night Slaves – Three And A Half LP (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves – Patient Zero CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Night Slaves is a characteristic duo from Buffalo, New York. The group comprises of John Toohill (Swimming Faith Records, Science Man, Alpha Hopper, Spit Kink, Cobra Cobra, Johns…among many others) and Dave Kane, an eccentric local artist who creates distinctive music for decades. These two formed Night Slaves sometime in 2015 and instantly started recording… Read More Night Slaves – Patient Zero CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Overcharge – Metalpunx LP (Various Labels)

Overcharge has been pretty much active since its formation in 2012. The determination of this intense Italian rock’n’roll charged d-beat trio resulted in impressive discography, mainly comprised of self-titled promo recording, debut full-length album Accelerate, following recording such as critically acclaimed Speedsick, and Electric Reaper EP. Overcharge traveled a long road since their formation in… Read More Overcharge – Metalpunx LP (Various Labels)

Antillectual – Covers EP (Various Labels)

Antillectual is returning back with the highly anticipated Covers EP. This politically-charged punk rock trio has been a powerful catalyst for intelligent melodic music for quite a while. The group solely focuses on the importance of being socially aware in the times when mankind easily lacks compass over its actions. Their music serves loads of… Read More Antillectual – Covers EP (Various Labels)

Flies Are Spies From Hell – Final Quiet LP (Voice Of The Unheard Records)

This is the first time I’ve been listening to Flies Are Spies From Hell, and their music left me speechless, to say the least. The band originates from London, UK, and so far they released a demo recording, dozen of singles / EPs such as Mountain Language EP, Tour Single, Remix EP, and Nerves Still… Read More Flies Are Spies From Hell – Final Quiet LP (Voice Of The Unheard Records)

Western Addiction – Frail Bray LP (Fat Wreck Chords)

Western Addiction came a long way since their formation in 2003. Each new record is a shift towards darker melodic old school hardcore punk sound for these San Francisco, California natives. The group shaped up a recognizable sound that unquestionably stands out from the remainder of the Fat Wreck roster. To serve as a reminder,… Read More Western Addiction – Frail Bray LP (Fat Wreck Chords)

Igel vs. Shark – Igel vs. Shark LP (Pogo’s Empire)

Nothing is definite when it comes to rock’n’roll. This spectacular genre has been here for ages, and it ripens like a fine wine during its evolutive process. It derived so many subgenres that it’s almost impossible to encompass them all under one branch. To be more precise, contemporary music trends owe so much to this… Read More Igel vs. Shark – Igel vs. Shark LP (Pogo’s Empire)