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“Scary People Saying Silly Shit”: Baxter Dury Steals Song Of The Year With “Slumlord”

No one’s gonna say anything very nice If you were forced, at knife point, to make a definitive prediction for 2020 that is 100% guaranteed to come true, then this right here would be it. And leave it to sleazy… Continue Reading →

Brit Pop Roars Back To Life With MOSES

Where is my life I want to dance for joy Be happy all the time You really have to bring on the infectious hooks to sell a chorus such as this, but MOSES, the young UK upstarts that have been… Continue Reading →

Secret American – “Lonely”

Secret American brings on that good old-fashioned radio rock bliss. A  gigantic 7-piece band, they have an aspect that has been sorely lacking in mainstream-reaching guitar bands since the far off days of The Strokes: Exuberance. And they match their… Continue Reading →

Upon Finally Listening To Gaz Coombes: “Walk The Walk”

I had this lofty idea to construct an intricate piece connecting a band called Secret Shine (a new obsession) and their spiritual fore bearers Slow Dive, but what can I say? It just didn’t come together. It will eventually, but… Continue Reading →

Melotika’s Continued Rise On “Don’t Believe You (You Speak)”

Montreal singer/songwriter Mel Yelle seems to be finding great solace in her ’80s pop alter ego, Melotika. Unlike the acoustic confessionals crafted under M. Yelle, as Motika she serves up electronic indie disco sounds complete with unabashed performance art sets… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: “Grab Your Pack” by The Figgs

“Pressed white suit, A well groomed ‘stache, Better exhale before your lungs collapse.” The Figgs, who have been serving up their minimalist, hooky, bass-heavy brand of indie trad goodness since the distant ’90s, come out the gate swinging on “Grab… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: “If Your Mama Only Knew” by Sass

The level of talent coming out of Philthy Philly is astonishing. What could possibly be in the water? Listening to my beloved independent radio station shaking the airwaves out of University City, WXPN (88.5/91.9 wpn.org), DJ great Dan Reed spun… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: The Tisburys “Gin In My Coffee”

The Tisburys’ “Gin In My Coffee” sweeps in with the type of loose, honey-hooked bop that makes for the perfect spring/summer musical vessel. Lead man Tyler Asay brings his elegant pipes to the mix, waxing bittersweet about those fleeting easy… Continue Reading →

Track(s) Of The Day: The Escapist Bedroom Psych Of Salami Rose Joe Louis

Not only does she have one of the more intriguing stage names we’ve heard recently, but the Bay Area’s Salami Rose Joe Louis produces music steeped in hypnotic sophistication. Her latest track, “Nostalgic Montage”, is infused with elegant whimsy and… Continue Reading →

Track Of The Day: Barney Cortez, “The Big Swirl”

Barney Cortez is selflessly raising money from his music sales to help his friend and artistic twin Tiger Merrit’s family. Merrit fronted the amazing Morning Teleportation and was one of the white hot burning stars of the contemporary psych movement…. Continue Reading →

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