Wax Fang – ‘The Astronaut’

Wax Fang is Scott Carney and Jacob Heustis, and their sound is a throwback to the mid-1970s anthemic rock acts that spawned countless imitators while causing many others to spurn “dinosaur rock” altogether.  By 1977, the likes of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin were being rejected outright by the surfacing wave of punk rock.  In […]

Ken Will Morton – “Slow Burn”

“Morton, caustic and hopeful, has something to say about the life he’s experiencing and he’s putting it to skilled, if jangly, composition.” -HE

Left of the Dial – “Idly By”

Worrell says “Idly By” is a solid effort, but fails to stand out in the post-hardcore genre. Do you agree?

Jeremy Squires – “When Will You Go…”

“When Will You Go… is a brave story for the right place and the right time—a fitting accompaniment to a night of self-reflection and whiskey on the rocks.” – HR

Englishman – “Unsafe and Sound”

Hannah weighs in on Kentucky-based act Englishman’s newest release, ‘Unsafe and Sound’

One of the Boys — “Pinned up”

When someone’s described to you as “Minnesota famous,” you just don’t know what you’re gonna get. So, when I delved into the works One of the Boys – Midwestern rock goddess Tina Schlieske’s new group – I was, at the very least, skeptical. That said, Pinned Up, the band’s six-song debut album, proved largely unworthy […]

Small Sanctions – “Feather Habits EP”

After hearing Small Sanctions’ EP, Barham thanks God for South Carolina!

Earl Long — “Term Two”

Grafton gives Earl Long’s September release a 9.5 out of 10! You gotta check the record out now.

ILLLS – Hideout From the Feeders

Fowler calls ILLLS’ latest effort “earnestly home-recorded manic guitar pop lost in a cave.”

The Speedbumps – “The Harbors We Seek”

Kent, Ohio’s Americana band The Speedbumps recently unfurled their third studio album, The Harbors We Seek, on November 29th. Melodic and soothing acoustic sounds backed by the powerful pipes of lead man, Erik Urycki, this album is fit for your coffee house playlist. The four-piece band has seen recent success on a local and national level […]

Sinai Vessel – “Profanity”

Enjoy Sinai Vessel’s newest release, “profanity”, and make sure to check out the band on tour this January

Cate Le Bon – “Mug Museum”

“..I got a grand tour of a vintage music store exploring instruments and Le Bon was my tour guide [on “Mug Museum”]” – Katie Flint