It’s not the kind of music that you let float on past you without reaching out and clutching at the edges of it to try to get a little more involved.
At times rhythmic and smooth, other times poetic and deep, and occasionally quite haunting – the music is vast and varied and consistently expressive.
There’s an air of Oasis in the vocal and the guitar riffs, but there’s a significant flicker of creative folk music in the piano and the additional strings.
Just when you thought rock and roll was over, a band like The Damnable Cads come along and shake everything up again. Music to make you drop what you’re doing, kick off your work shoes, and pour yourself a cold, hard drink. The Damnable Cads are lead by guitarist Nick, next to him is Jimmy on … Continued
Cam Fraser, known by his somewhat more enchanting stage name of Fun Cam, is a musician and song writer with an extensive and impressive collection of music behind him. In the past, he has studied both English Literature and Music, been involved in an array of other musical art forms, and in recent years was nominated … Continued
The self titled debut album from Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins is an immense collection of songs encapsulating everything that is great about rock music. The musical skill is consistently prevalent, as is the drama, the experimentation, the quick-fire finger-style solos, the incredible drum patterns. It’s refreshing to hear something with so much effort and thought involved … Continued
Where to even begin is always the hard part; this album sets out to soothe an anxious soul from the very first note of the very first song. Where We Belong is stunning, it’s a beautiful and warming concept in itself, and the music does not sway away from this. The title track opens the … Continued
The Fantastic Quest is the brilliant new album from indie rock trio Underlined Passages. The project won’t be released until April, but we bagged an early copy and can officially confirm it will be well worth the wait. Here’s what we made of it. Calamine kicks off the album, and musically – it’s everything we used to love … Continued
Innocent Sin is an immense, sixteen track album recently released by St Louis based artist Billy Dechand. It opens with the title track, and the music has a smooth and cool feeling, a jazz-rock kind of vibe to it. It almost feels like Bond theme at times, the vocal performance is soft and stylish, and … Continued
The Ouija Board is probably one of the most entertaining albums I’ve come across in recent months. Every part of every song has something about it that surprises you and keeps you interested. There’s a wonderful fusion of the electronic sound, with the live, almost big band kind of presentation. There’s often a very sudden … Continued
Stormy days mean it’s definitely time for some hard hitting, punchy, electronic rock music. Fresh from Budapest, fusing all the fast and hard parts of electronica, with the ear worm melodies and raw instrumentation of indie rock; I, Symptom make music to get you geared up for the weekend. Or, if preferred, to drown out … Continued
Right from the offset, Just Following The Sunshine is a brilliant way to name your album. An instant element of attraction and intrigue. I already want to hear it, without having heard a sample or a single release, and the good news is – the music that follows is just what you’d hope for, and more. A radiant collection of … Continued