Author: Casey Gallenberger
May 12, 2019
My Epic returns with their long-awaited follow up to Ultraviolet, and it's aimed to be one of their most provocative releases to date.
May 6, 2019
April 26, 2019
The Chairman Dances isn’t exactly known for convention when it comes to videography (case and point: this grocery store panic attack). This time around, their video takes the form of an oversaturated, film-style adventure akin to old home movies. Its plot is simplistic yet whimsical; it was also filmed on one of the coldest days of the year so the depicted antics certainly are not beyond the realm of reason.… Continued →
April 22, 2019
It'd be remiss to think Fair was simply Aaron Sprinkle's backing band. Subways on the Sun is fronted by Fair alumni and offer listeners an eclectic blend of grungey alt-indie that demonstrates their songwriting prowess.
April 7, 2019
Second to Safety has released a new song, "Signs of Life", which you can check out here.
April 6, 2019
Kings Kaleidoscope has shifted gears a bit on ZEAL, incorporating a heavy focus on production and hip-hop elements.
April 5, 2019
American Arson's Facedown Records debut is a great entry point for new fans.
March 11, 2019
March 8, 2019
Check out one of Chroma Artist Collective's first releases of the year!
Hallowell is quick to capture listeners' attention but ultimately demands careful rumination to fully enjoy.
January 1, 2019
You might not be familiar with Old Solar, but you're likely aware of My Epic and Attalus. Check out what this instrumental group has to offer with a first taste of their new EP.
December 31, 2018
Here's a quick list of the top 10 posts from 2018. Did your favorite band make the list?
December 22, 2018
Here are my top albums for the year. Let me know your thoughts and check out a preview of some of the artists as well!
December 16, 2018
The Chairman Dances' latest release wrestles with the pain of life and death over brooding orchestral arrangements.
December 14, 2018
Valleyheart's moving debut is repentant, vulnerable alt-rock laced with explosive crescendos.
December 5, 2018
Eager Seas' latest release is composed of songs released consecutively throughout 2018. Does it suffer from being single-driven or does it maintain enough cohesion to be considered a proper album? Does this question even matter?
November 24, 2018
If you missed our recent review on Gr8frt’s upcoming album, definitely give it a read! Beyond music, John and Abbey have many other things in the works – vlogs, art, merch, videos, and other forms of content. Their heart behind all of this is to spread the Gospel and Patreon is being used more and more by artists as a way to sustain their efforts.… Continued →
November 22, 2018
We're excited to give some pre-release press on this new band - check out our review and be sure to keep an eye on Gr8frt for an official release on 12/15!
November 17, 2018
Earlier this week, we had a chance to talk with Nashville’s VEAUX about their new single and the stories behind it. Now you can listen to it yourself. There’s much to love on this track – there’s a certain degree of nostalgia at play musically, and the synth lines are refreshing warm for the cold fall many of us are experiencing.… Continued →
Dallas indie worship group South of Royal have released yet another single. "The Future is Yours" is the third single from the band this year and follows in the footsteps of its predecessors, mixing dense production, tight drums, punchy synths, and filtered vocals for a unique take on the genre.
November 14, 2018
We had the pleasure to talk with Nashville indie-pop trio VEAUX about their upcoming single (due 11/16), what it takes to survive as a band in this day and age, and how the band continues to refine their sound.
October 26, 2018
Detroit post-hardcore duo American Arson have returned from a brief hiatus with the explosive-yet-catchy single, “Rise”, which you should definitely check out below. “Rise” opens with the pair’s trademark grit, before seamlessly going into a sing-along bit. The track shimmers with some of the most melodic elements we’ve seen from American Arson to date – the chorus is catchy and there’s a shimmering, synth-like ambiance at play that gives it a fair share of pop sensibility.… Continued →
October 6, 2018
Chamber pop may not be the most well-known, or well-respected genre. Nonetheless, it holds some of the most intricate compositions and rides the line between progressive and radio-friendly. Here are our top 10 chamber pop groups you need to check out.… Continued →
September 22, 2018
Heartbreak is certainly abundant in many modern songs, but rarely do songs tackle the subject with pure vulnerability. “Bang”, the first single from Moda Spira‘s (Latifah Alattas) upcoming album, Divorce, is a weighty, soulful track. The announcement that the relationship is coming to an end is described as a piercing gunshot, both sudden and devastating.… Continued →
September 16, 2018
Nuoro's debut offering shows promise with an eclectic electronic sound, but it falls short a bit due to lack of cohesion.
August 31, 2018
The Last Bison returns with a shift in style toward South American-influenced electro-pop.
Formerly Bodies is another member of the growing community of singer-songwriter acts with electric guitars and delay pedals (think Julien Baker and Many Rooms). Thankfully this scene is still fairly diverse and it’s always refreshing to see a female artist deviate from pop and electronica.… Continued →
Atlas is an artsy mix of post-rock and strong percussion grooves, paired with numerous sing-along moments.
August 18, 2018
Adjy's wordy, four-track EP is a whirlwind of driving percussion and proof that you didn't pay attention in English class.
July 11, 2018
Archabald flirts with hardcore influences on their latest conceptual EP.