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Kyle Cox makes music your grandma would love, ain’t no “Perhaps One Day” about it.

I wasn’t raised particularly close to the Rat Pack. I was more likely to hear the oldies or 80s station as a kid than lounge music. The closest I got to this era was going to see my grandpa perform with his community band; he played Sousaphone for OSU’s TBDBITL (even dotting the I during their ...

This Singer and Michigander is the voice of a generation. Here’s why.

While the vast majority of us have been sleeping on his musical brainchild for years, Jason Singer has been quietly building an empire across the country. That steady rise culminated this year with Michigander signing to C3 Records, headlining a lengthy U.S. tour run, and most notably, releasing his ...

Wished Bone – Sap Season

I'm not gonna lie, I was tempted to put a click-bait title on this album review. Why? Well, I'm used to straightforward femme-centered indie rock being sad, and the vibe off the bat with Wished Bone is usually sunny. Warm guitars and airy, conversational vocals make a statement that's unusually ...

busy and in a funk (click here for therapy) [single reviews]

busy and in a funk (click here for therapy) [single reviews]

HAIM - "Now I'm In It": HAIM is back, and they are here to make us think with an urgent single. There's a vague sense of unsettlement that permeates the sound and visuals (experience for yourself below). The feel of this song is a bit of a different twist on a song about desire—emphasizing the ...

Zach Frost – Bucket List

When I looked up the definition of a storyteller, I was hoping for something grand. But nope, it's just someone who tells stories. That makes it sound so plain. And let me tell you Zach Frost is anything but plain. When I think of storytellers, he comes to mind, and if you know him the way I do, then ...

Hello Luna – Dear Demons

Hello Luna have had a tumultuous 2019, to say the least. After a strong start playing Steadfast 2019, several internal shakeups (unplanned) took place, leaving them sans a manager and some core members. At this point in time, much of Dear Demons had already been written, but the events certainly shaped ...

BLACK MARBLE – BIGGER THAN LIFE

Sitting here on this gloomy Sunday morning I can't help but listen to something that fits the day. At the moment it's The Cure as they are a band that is on constant rotation in my world. However the last few months another artist has held that distinction. And that is Black Marble, A Cold Wave act ...