Tag: surf rock

July 17, 2020

Song of the Day: Cross-Check - Open

I first heard of Cross-Check a few months ago through social media channels. Shortly thereafter, I was asked to review their mini-album Overwhelming Odds for Heaven’s Metal. What I found on that release equally excited and bewildered me. The band has a way of weaving some very interesting and somewhat disparate influences into their sound.… Continued →

July 3, 2020

Song of the Day: Rick Altizer - Oyster

I’ve been listening to a lot of the Beach Boys lately. Like, a lot. They’ve been my favourite band since childhood. What is it about the comforting sounds of childhood that helps us make sense of turmoil? With covid19, racism, and political division, something about that longing for innocence, for simpler times has got me digging deep into those smooth sounds.… Continued →

May 15, 2020

Song of the Day: Starflyer 59 - This Recliner

After releasing last year’s opus Young in My Head, Starflyer 59 are already back. The veteran indie rock band have just released a new single, “This Recliner” and boy oh boy is it good! Fueled by inspiration from the best of his 80s new wave AND shoegaze influences (The Church, Psychedelic Furs, Jesus and Mary Chain, et.… Continued →

February 7, 2020

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November 3, 2016

Rusty Shipp Launch IndieGogo Campaign to Fund First Full-Length Album

Nautical themed rock band Rusty Shipp have launched a crowdfunding campaign to create their first full-length album. The album will be called “Mortal Ghost” and feature the band’s signature blend of classic rock melodies, aggressive punk, and surf rock vibes. You can listen┬áthe band’s newest single “Sinking Scarabs” below and find out more about the band and their new album on Indiegogo.… Continued →