Archive for October, 2016

Pet Clinic – Sick Witch

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Is bedtime not the best time? That seems to be the case for the guys in Pet Clinic.

Runaway Kids – Better Days EP

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Forming a band is not easy. I can’t really say I know from experience as I’ve only ever played two years’ worth of saxophone in middle school. There was one day in high school where a couple of friends and I came up with a Christian band name, “Cross Word,” but that never got off […]

Gorilla Tophat – Unnatural Habitat

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Canada has never been known for producing jazz/funk bands, at least the average listener couldn’t name many, but the guys in Gorilla Tophat have brought the flavor of music down South from the Great White North on their debut LP “Unnatural Habitat.” 

The Hunna – 100

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Sometimes after listening to a band/an album I’m left scratching my head. I’m left wondering what they were trying to accomplish in the last 12 or 13 tracks. This doesn’t mean the music wasn’t good or the vocals didn’t reach me. It just means that the musician may have some growing to do.

Keeton Coffman – Killer Eyes

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I’ve mentioned before that my favorite music genre is rock and roll, though if I had to pick a least favorite, it would absolutely be country. I mean no disrespect to anyone who enjoys the genre, but I’ve always felt like every country song is the exact same, typically involving a girl, some beer, or […]

Heirsound – Merge

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Part witch-house, part pop-rock but all soul is what you’ll find on Heirsound’s debut EP “Merge.” The two-piece from New York by way of California comprised of lead vocalist Alexa San Román and Dane Petersen have crafted a sound of crashing cymbals blended with melodic guitar strings.

Naked Walrus – Simple

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According to the band’s bio, “Naked Walrus is a creative vision developed around the premise of being comfortable in your own skin.” The group’s music appears to validate such a principle. The collective vibe is positive and no dissatisfied or morose feelings come across upon first listening.