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Burning Riffs – Single Reviews

Holding Absence - In Circles. Holding Absence have proven that they are in the ascendancy. Every single they have released so far has been prominent and gut punching in an exciting manner. The welsh band is a true staple in the scene, spearheading originality in everything they do, and new track In Circles is ...

it’s patio szn again [single reviews]

Flatfoot 56 - "Sorry": I'm not sure what Flatfoot 56 has coming down the pike, but "Sorry" is the first new release from the Irish punk band in a hot minute. The song seems to autobiographical to a degree, and surprisingly upbeat. I expected a semi-melancholy sing-along when I pressed play, and a punk pit-ready banger was ...

Ryan Reacts to a smorgasbord of tunes [single reviews]

Emily Kinney - "Fifteen Minutes": Folks, I think I found a unofficial mantra for Tuned Up. In the earnest "Fifteen Minutes," The Walking Dead star muses "Seeking stories is a noble cause / But seeking fame will leave you lost." This is something I've been thinking about a lot as I continue to try to conceive ways to push ...

Thomas and the Work-Men return with a single appropriate for a vacation

As I write this, I'm sitting on the veranda of a condo in South Florida, mooching off my folks for the week. Don't worry, I'm aware we're still in a pandemic, so I'm not exactly itching to run into the nightlife scene of Miami. For now, I'm content to be chill and unplug from the world, and one upside to doing so is the ...

Hoosier Monthly Digest: February 2021 Edition

81355 – “Tidal Wave”: 81355 (pronounced “bless”) is the brainchild of some of Indianapolis’ most talented names, so when the trio announced they had been signed to 37d03d, the collective spearheaded by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner, before even releasing their debut ...

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Slothrust - "Cranium": Listening to Slothrust's new single is oddly calming tonight. This week went from zero to 100 really quick and after a productive day this song is complementing the satisfactory feeling I have well. It has all the elements of an indie rock track I love. Pensive melody. A simple yet effective guitar ...

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 ...