Released November 6, 2015 North Arm’s debut album is a great collection of inventive pop with some great sonics. The guitars are especially beautiful throughout, building warm soundscapes around dissonant vocals and drums. Song to song it never really slows down, on my initial listen i intended to just check out a song and ended up listening all the way
Based out of Worcester, Massachusetts, Stangelove come through with a strong debut single. Released November 4, 2015, the two songs here: “Take your sister to work day(everyday)” and “Fake it” feature oceanic jangling guitars with cacophonous distorted vocals . If you’re looking for some sonically conscious punk, go no further. Check out Strangelove here
Over the years Modest Mouse has become one of the more unpredictable bands out there. From the years where the show could be a drunken mess or masterpiece, to the jarringly odd “strangers to ourselves,” they have been a shifting force never really giving a read as to what you would see from them. I had heard conflicting things about
Steely Dan conquered the Beacon Theater from October 6th to the 17th playing 8 sold out nights. Each night had a different take on the show, some nights featured performances of Classic albums while others were “Greatest Hits” or “By Popular Demand” shows. Dubbed “the most slamming Steely Dan band I’ve ever been a part of” by Walter Becker, the
Coming off an explosive year, with tours and being announced as an XXL Freshman, GoldLink has announced his debut album And After That, We Didn’t Talk. If you have not heard of GoldLink check out his first single from his debut, “Spectrum”, and go ahead and check out his mixtape from 2014, The God Complex.
Built to Spill 9-25-15 After a fantastic set from Crosss, fans started to really pile in as the band began to set up their gear and check effects before jumping in. Kicking off the set with some early songs, they jumped into the fuzzed out “Strange” with Brett Netson and Jim Roth doing beautiful leads to cover Sam Coomes keyboard parts.
I had always wanted to see Mac Miller live in concert ever since I started getting into him a few years back. I missed out on a few opportunities to see him and when I saw that he would be at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City I knew it was the perfect time. Hot off his release of
The latest release from Canadian punk label Deranged Records, Flowers of Evil’s self-titled debut is an unrelenting collection of real deal punk. With thick riffs and blaring leads the album kicks off at 100 at doesn’t let up at a single point. This is a refreshing take on one of the most tried and true formulas out there. You know