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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...



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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...


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...


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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...



Models + Architects – one of the most pure, genuine, well-written alternative-indie EP’s!

A chance invitation from a local architect to attend a friend’s designer show in Riga, Latvia gave Models + Architects their name. An Ann Arbor based indie band, formed in 2014, the band features Chris McCleary (Vocals/Guitar...


The Phantoms: “Wasting Time” – blasting guitars and solid rhythms

The Phantoms formed in 2012 and are based in Edinburgh Scotland. The band consists of Colin Simpson – Vocals/Guitar, Colin Mckillop – Lead Guitar, Blair Cullen – Drums and Zach Tarimo Goodhur – Bass. The ban...