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Speakers Stuck To The Core Of Their Rooms – Single Reviews.

Youth Fountain – Peace Offering. Perfectly emo. Youth Fountain do not derail off the beaten path but excel here. Latest single Peace Offering offers the disenchanted a song to play loudly, to play through the speakers stuck to the core of their rooms. It is an excellent track, purposefully pulling ...

Present Company Face Disillusionment on “It’s Not Looking Good”

Out today, Present Company have debuted a new track as a follow up to their full-length Talking On Couches (review here). The track is nostalgic, with a commercial flavor of post punk. It's hard not to draw comparisons to a similarly-named, similar-sounding, AND similar looking group from this side of the state line name The ...

Questions about typhoons and fellowships | Single Reviews

Royal Blood – “Typhoons”: Laden with grooves galore, the second single and title track from Royal Blood’s third studio album is both driving and danceable. As a result, “Typhoons” is a fresh take on the Brighton-based duo’s signature sound, with thundering beats from drummer Ben Thatcher, and a roaring bass ...

fix the water tank, please [angsty single reviews]

FKA Twigs ft Headie One, Fred again - "Don't Judge Me": I'm going to be responding to the music video as I feel this work is meant to be experienced visually. I will admit I've felt like I'm missing something key that every other music critic seemed to "get." FKA Twigs has been a perennial favorite and subject of discussion ...

Kellin Quinn Releases New Single “Home” Off Solo-Project Downer Inc.

Kellin Quinn, (vocalist for Sleeping with Sirens) recently released his latest single "Home" from his solo-project Downer Inc, which he released an EP under last September called Whatever This Is. Working with Julian Comeau (vocalist for the band Loveless), Tyler Smyth (Dangerkids), and drummer Nick James, another cinematic ...

Hoosier Monthly Digest: January 2021 Edition

After over a year of no “Hoosier Monthly Digest,” I decided that it would be good to give the perennial feature a much-needed reboot. After all, it’s not like there hasn’t still been quality music coming out of the Hoosier State on a regular basis. The feature’s inaugural 2021 edition features new cuts released in ...

An interview with Tobias and review of the Music Video for his new single “Amaze Me”

“Amaze Me.”  A simple message proclaimed in an open field under a perfect blue sky. These lyrics are sweetly sung like a lullaby. The only musical accompaniment, a guitar and the sounds of nature. The visuals embody the famous words of an ancient king recorded in the 23rd Psalm, “You make me lie down in green ...