Album Review: Broken Bellows – I, Kaleidoscope

Cory Brent and Will Prinzi, former members of the punk band Reckless Serenade, have announced the release date for their new album I, Kaleidoscope. After the dispersal of their former band, the duo decided to continue their music journey and create their own band, Broken Bellows. After releasing their first EP called The Card Table…

Review: Dreamend – Dreamend

After a six year hiatus, Dreamend graces expectant listeners with a plethora of extensively experimental tracks with its eponymous album. The solo creation of Ryan Graveface, Dreamend thrives on the alternative, the unrestricted, and – now – the experimental. From the project’s inception, Graveface has created music which reputedly ‘bounced from post-rock, to shoegaze, to…

EP Review: The Cabin Fever – Exercise The Demon

The epitome of raw emotion, Exercise The Demon delivers an authentic insight into personal, painful afflictions of fear and anxiety. Despite the sobering themes of the Alternative Shoegaze Indie music typically associated with the band, the tracks comprising the new EP are laced with immense musicality and lyricism. Its production has furthermore enabled band members…

Review: Yo No Say – Inner

Yo No Say’s debut album Get Lost consisted of synthesizers and complex guitar accompaniments; “the music was thick and complex,” one member expressed in a recent press release.  While Toal created the ultimate rock atmosphere with his drumming, band members Feldman, Brightfield, Delgado and McCusker used guitar, bass, and piano to add further layers of…

Review: Luke Faas – Apathy

Norwegian singer and songwriter Luke Faas  is set to release his new album Apathy this month. His music showcases a fusion of contemporary electronic sounds with classic genres of music. To accompany this fusion of musical genres, he includes several emotive lyrics- many of which echo personal experiences. The collaboration of electronic sounds, synthesised interludes…

Review: Craig Finn – We All Want The Same Things

Once the lead singer of Lifter Puller and The Hold Steady, American Singer- Songwriter Craig Finn has now turned his attentions to furthering his solo career. 2012 saw the release of his debut album Clear Heart Full Eyes and this year, we see the release of his third solo album. Throughout Finn’s musical career, he…

Review: Minus the Bear – VOIDS

American Indie- rock band Minus the Bear have announced the release of their new album, VOIDS, set to be made public on the 3rd March for all to enjoy. Formed in 2001, this band has been blessing ears from here there and everywhere with numerous indie tracks filled with electronic and synthesised brilliance, upbeats rhythms…

Review: Snow Angel – Snow Angel

Psychedelic Pop band Snow Angel is known for unique instrumental accompaniments, high energy rhythms and lyrics that celebrate love, friendship and positivity. In December, this six piece girl band release their debut eponymously-named album following the success of their single on vinyl, released early 2015. It consists of 11 tracks featuring lead vocals and electric…

Review: John K Samson – Winter Wheat

Canadian Singer and Songwriter John K Samson is known within the indie-rock world for being the vocalist and guitarist of The Weakerthans. During the ‘90s, he was also noted  for his contributions to the punk rock band Propagandhi; he played the bass guitar and sang in two of their albums. But now, the music industry…

Feature: Tracks to ease you into Autumn

As the autumnal weather sets in, we all put on our extra jumpers, woolly hats and scarves. We sit by the window drinking hot chocolate whilst watching the rust-coloured leaves fall to the ground. As with every season, Autumn calls for a playlist to truly put you in that cosy mood. Many songs from various…

Review: Sargent – Sargent

September 2016 is set to see the release of the debut album from Sargent. The eponymously named album is a mesmerizing eight track album by singer and songwriter, Gretchen Lieberum. She has collaborated with Jake Blanton to create musical genius, captivating listeners with unique sounds, hypnotic vocals and emotionally fuelled lyrics. Prior to the Lieberum…