Album Review: Radical Face – The Family Tree: The Leaves
Album Review / Alternative/Indie / Music / Rock

Album Review: Radical Face – The Family Tree: The Leaves

by Kyle Taylor | Stuck in the majestic momentum of spring time, it is difficult to not turn our ears to something a little more easing. There is something about the lush subtleties and vibrant doses of sunshine this time of year that simply sets our hearts a flutter. Having developed a profound career of exemplary … Continue reading

HEISS – “Ride Again” (feat. Mr. Lif) [Transcendent Tunes]
Electronic / Future Bass / Glitch-Hop / Hip-Hop/Rap / Music

HEISS – “Ride Again” (feat. Mr. Lif) [Transcendent Tunes]

by Kyle Taylor | Back with a fresh new flavor are producer HEISS and conscious hip hop vocalist Mr. Lif. The two New England based artists teamed up for the new single, “Ride Again”. Thick resonance of country and folk music inspiration can be felt through HEISS’ production, which implements a heart-tugging guitar sample. The additions of a thumping … Continue reading

Album Review: On the Water – Cordelia | Name Your Price
Album Review / Folk / Rock

Album Review: On the Water – Cordelia | Name Your Price

by Kyle Taylor | Subtle, but powerful, the force behind Philadelphia group On the Water is jaggedly emotional. Drifting through mournful, monotone vocals into begrudging, raspy shouts, the group’s new album, Cordelia, finds a peculiar home to nestle itself within in the widespread world of music. Yet, it manages to land somewhere between psychedelic rock, folk, country, and blues, … Continue reading

Modest Mouse – “The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box”
Alternative/Indie / Rock

Modest Mouse – “The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box”

by Kyle Taylor | Unfortunately about a week ago we received the unfortunate news that Canadian group Modest Mouse‘s new album would be pushed back a few weeks to a new March 17th release date. There was a flip-side of positivism to that news though, which was the promise of a new single from the upcoming album, Strangers … Continue reading

Album Review: The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
Album Review / Alternative/Indie

Album Review: The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

by Kyle Taylor | In an era when even the most abstract musical genres are subject to infiltration from the pop markets, The Decemberists continue to boast a rich, original sound that maintains loyalties to its roots, while also avoiding pitfalls into overwhelmingly obvious harmonies and melodies. The Portland, Oregon based group exudes a thickly folk inspired … Continue reading

Anthony Green – Winter Songs EP
Alternative/Indie / Rock

Anthony Green – Winter Songs EP

by Kyle Taylor It’s been a rather busy year for the Pennsylvanian native singer and songwriter Anthony Green. The suburban Philadelphia band Circa Survive, led by Green, released their latest and fifth full-length album, Descensus, at the end of November. They followed the release with back to back shows at the Philadelphia’s Union Transfer. Those weren’t the only shows … Continue reading

Modest Mouse Announces New Album + Stream 8 Unreleased Live Recordings
Alternative/Indie / Rock

Modest Mouse Announces New Album + Stream 8 Unreleased Live Recordings

Despite having gone more than seven years now without the release of even a single, let alone a new album, Washington band Modest Mouse has continued to tease their audiences with tours and hints of a new record in the works. The group has remained active, continuing to tour, occasionally slipping in an unreleased song. Finally we received … Continue reading