February 12, 2020
L.S. Underground (AKA LSU, L.S.U. LifeSavers Underground, Lifesavers, Lifesavors) have been doing alternative music in various forms since the early 80s. “The Grape Prophet,” originally released on Blonde Vinyl in 1992 was a concept album full of nuance and metaphor representing a young man’s journey looking into what was deemed a potentially dangerous Christian cult.… Continued →
October 12, 2018
April 1, 2018
December 1, 2017
20 plus years into their storied career, Project 86 return with another crowd-funded heavy-hitting album that not only gives the listener something to chew on, but challenges them to examine the very teeth they use - lest they be fangs.
September 11, 2017
March 20, 2017
February 21, 2017
January 20, 2017
The Coopertheband is back with a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new album! The album will be titled “Kingdoms” and is the follow-up to their last EP “Kings” (which you can download for free from IVM by the way). Kingdoms will pick up where the loosely based concept album Kings left, offering a conclusion to King David’s life of heartaches, joys, triumphs, and failures.… Continued →
October 20, 2016
December 28, 2014
Levi the Poet is like Edgar Allen Poe minus the mustache, raven, and overall grimness. Basically, they both write poems. Here is a review of Levi's latest spoken word/music mashup.
December 23, 2014
A review of The Classic Crime's bookmark acoustic record. It has a tipping (or levitating?) chair on the cover which automatically makes it awesome.
December 11, 2014
A review of the major label debut release from indie rock band Hearts Like Lions
December 12, 2013
November 22, 2013
Five Iron Frenzy returns after ten years "in the grave," but is this the comeback album fans are hoping for? Read on to find out.
October 3, 2013
As I am sure you know, art can be expressed in many different forms. Artists can be defined as musicians, actors, painters, baristas, costume designers, carpenters, beat poets, and many more titles. In theatre, there are certain talented actors that can be identified as “Triple Threats” (possessing the skills of singing, acting and dancing). While singer-songwriters are quite common in the music industry, Gayle Skidmore can be identified as far more than that.
March 4, 2013
Despite some pacing issues, The Corners make a splash with their debut full length album, "Born At Last"