Author: Casey Gallenberger
June 20, 2017
June 14, 2017
Cool Hand Luke emerges from the dead with an amazing blend of alternative, ambient, and indie that may serve as their strongest album to date.
June 6, 2017
I’ll open this review with two bits of information: I find Nirvana severely overrated and annoying and I find The Chariot to be largely overlooked and incredibly innovative. 68′, the brainchild of ex-The Chariot vocalist Josh Scogin, falls stylistically between the two. Continued →
June 1, 2017
Stemson is an electronic/rap/experimental project out of Albuquerque, NM. The new album, Weird World, is slated for release on 6/24, but you can check out three songs below in preparation for the release. Here’s an official press statement:
Weird World is the second full-length album from Stemson, combining a mix of tight/catchy synth lines/driving rhythms while being carried by vocals that are both dry/honest and loud/sarcastic. Continued →
May 31, 2017
May 28, 2017
A late-night conversation with Detroit-native Evan Baker revolves around the interplay of literature, personal growth, and authenticity as the basis for American Arson’s music.
May 20, 2017
Least of These’ Wolves EP is a progressive powerhouse, showcasing a variety of new musical elements and thought-provoking lyrics.
May 18, 2017
May 16, 2017
The newest addition to Facedown’s roster debuts with a collection of songs sure to hit home with fans of Norma Jean, The Chariot, and The Dillinger Escape Plan.
May 10, 2017
May 5, 2017
Dream-pop outfit Monarch has released Sea & Sky, an ethereal electronic ballad that certainly builds anticipation for their upcoming album
May 1, 2017
Dan Smotz (The Dawn Retreat, SMOTZ) has launched his latest installment in what seems to be a never ending sequence of creative project. The System is Down is a podcast focused on all the touchy subjects that tend to set people off, but it is exacted in the form of civil, critical discussion. Continued →
April 30, 2017
Raleigh rap-rock group Cold Comfort resurges with a lyrically-abrasive four-track mixtape.
April 18, 2017
It has been a few years since OceanSpeak’s eponymous EP, sea the same. It was certainly a great step forward for gritty progressive indie, but the band unfortunately didn’t last too long.
Tiger Drive stands as the rebellious stepchild of OceanSpeak. Continued →
April 15, 2017
I first discovered Danen Kane through a mutual friend when I lived up in Green Bay. There’s a coffee shop that draws in bigger acts like Disciple and Flatfoot 56, but they also host open mics and local acts. I hadn’t heard of him before, but I was curious enough to check out his music online and liked what I heard. Continued →
April 11, 2017
Indie Vision Music: Tell me a bit about your music. What’s it called, what style is it, when you’ll be releasing some material? It’s pretty broad but should get the conversation going.
Parker Boles: My music is a blend of post-hardcore, emo, and pop-punk, mixed in with some blues. Continued →
March 31, 2017
March 30, 2017
It’s that time of the week – Throwback Thursday! Today’s band showed a lot of promise but personal differences, growing up, and moving apart ultimately was the band’s demise. Well-Wisher stands as a great nod to what could have been.
Counselor was a melodic hardcore band with pop-punk and indie elements based out of Muskegon, MI. Continued →
March 23, 2017
Idealist was a North Carolina post-hardcore band that mixed elements of Norma Jean and Defeater, along with guest contributions from Attalus.
March 18, 2017
March 17, 2017
Even the title of Anchor & Braille’s latest release conjures powerful emotions. Driving at night is certainly a mixed bag of emotions, but I’ve seen my fair share of it. Whether it’s driving through hours of open country fields or through a busy city at five in the morning, there’s a nature inclination to be pensive and introspective. Continued →
March 16, 2017
Welcome back to our throwback series. This week’s feature is more recent than our previous throwbacks, but after going on an indefinite hiatus, this band never got much exposure.
March 11, 2017
Waymaker is yet another strong release from American Arson, showcasing a blend of punk, pop-punk, alternative, and straight up rock. It’s a passionate EP ripe with self-referential treasure from the rest of the band’s discography and serves as a great starting point for new listeners to get acquainted with exactly what these two guys from Detroit can do.
March 9, 2017
As we’ve come to expect, American Arson has unveiled a new video in preparation to the release of their Waymaker EP on March 31. The song is characteristically anthemic and gives us a good look at drummer Jesse Gentry’s vocals. It’s a great first look at the upcoming release and showcases an interesting, though subtle, change in direction for the duo. Continued →
March 7, 2017
Detroit rock/punk outfit American Arson has announced a new EP, Waymaker, slated for a Mar. 31 release date, as well as an accompanying tour with with North Winds. Check out the full announcement and tour dates below. Waymaker is the first release of the band not included in the Origins Trilogy, and it’s sure to bring more of what we’ve grown to love about the duo. Continued →
March 4, 2017
Plenty of bands have reunited to mass appeal lately, but does the latest offering from Acceptance follow suit?