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Posts Tagged ‘indie rock’

TheDarkhounds: “Cheltenham Calling” – incredibly raw and authentic

Xander AKA TheDarkhounds is a solo musician, producer actor and model who won a YouTube partnership based on his vocals, while obtaining a music degree at university. He has done professional modelling and appeared in the Briti...


Josh Karch: “This Too Shall Pass” – fully rounded mature musical statements

Josh Karch has been in the Portland, OR music scene for over 7 years now. Getting his start as the lead guitarist for the reggae-rock band, Still Region, he has slowly made a name for himself in the Pacific Northwest. As an eme...



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American Spirits: “Nowhere Near Perfect” – idyllic radio melodies embedded in coarse, jangling guitar-driven soundscapes

Since being launched in 2017, Bowling Green, Ohio, Indie Rock band, American Spirits, have also founded The Summit Shack, a local DIY venue that has hosted over 25 bands since its inception in the same year. 2018 saw the four p...



Tyler Imbrey & The Ghost Review: “Misgivings” – a constant swirl of assorted acoustic resonance and swooping electric tones

The music by Tyler Imbrey & The Ghost Review is by turns harsh and sweet, downcast and uplifting, angry and joyous. They also tend to be smart, both lyrically and musically. It’s kind of their trick, to insinuate themsel...


Vitne: “Jupiter” – an immense album!

Vitne, born Joseph Kimbrell in Charleston, SC USA, began playing in punk rock bands at the age of 15, eventually co-founding the band Golden Palace in 2004. With Golden Palace, he honed his guitar playing, began songwriting and...



Newborn: “Honey Trap” – a remarkably pure melody

The Coney Island, Brooklyn-based band Newborn was formed by  high school friends Allen James (vocals/guitar) and Eric Weglicki (guitar/bass/vocals) and a love of rock spanning from Metallica, Nirvana, to Muse. After many year...


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Black Tie Stereo: “The Artist” – endlessly listenable

Hailing from Scranton, Pennsylvania, Black Tie Stereo has already had had the honor of opening for major acts such as Panic! At The Disco, Weezer, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, MIlky Chance, AWOLNATION, K. Flay, and Lewis D...


AJ Ghent Band Announces New Single – Love Me No Mo’

On September 28, 2016, Atlanta based, AJ Ghent Band released their newest single since their last project, Live at Terminal West (Blue Corn Music). Love Me No Mo’ is an upbeat, indie rock song grounded in the blues, spri...



The Blue Danes: “Invisible and Untouchable” – It’s the melody and harmony that makes a first impression

For their album, “Invisible and Untouchable”, The Blue Danes have developed a sound all their own that only comes from musicians playing together as a true collective – FRANK HANSEN (Composer, Guitar, Keyboard...


Friends at the Falls: “A Heart To Save” – a fantastic grower!

Friends at the Falls has released their brand new single, entitled “A Heart To Save”. The single is a fantastic grower that reveals judicious sonic layering, a strong melody, an interesting and less typical beat, and overal...