Punk rock has gone nowhere, musicianship is thriving, real music is alive and well.
Time for some brand new music – something completely fresh and sounding fantastic. February 16th marks the release of Lizzy Small’s brand new single Always Be There. Here’s what we made of it.. Lizzy’s voice is the first thing to grab your attention, it kicks in right from the offset; the tone of it, the … Continued
In keeping with our fondness for intuitive and original song writing, we recently discovered a brand new track from a superbly thoughtful and creative musician based in Toronto. Jeff Alan Greenway’s music is captivating, and thoroughly imaginative. His previous EP entitled Great Expectations was released in 2012, after an accumulation of five years worth of song writing … Continued
I absolutely adore this song, and not just because the accompanying video is so wonderful; so much love and happiness. The song itself just sounds fantastic, and it sounds completely brand new – I wasn’t reminded of anything melodically, and I love the switch to a soulful and almost falsetto sound for the chorus. A … Continued
Time to give you that much needed dose of gravelly, beautiful rawness you so frequently crave. (You, me, humanity). Christopher Brooks of Philadelphia recently shared a track online called Howl, and it’s stunning. His voice, the featured voice of Francis Quinlan, the melody, the riffs, the organic and gentle vibe that feels like an absolute blessing to … Continued
Not just a great track, but one of those accompanying visual streams that is more of a short movie than a music video. Really impressive; sounds great, feels powerful and optimistic, energetic, yet soft and sensitive in many ways – easy to feel involved in, and pretty compelling on the whole. Shields are a band … Continued
I felt a great sense of peace when I first heard Forgotten Lights. The musical simplicity, emotionally, & in generally how damn good it is.
Anything At All is the sensational new track and video by Toronto based artist Kiri Etzkorn. We’ll tell you a little more about her and how you can follow her musical journey, but first; here’s what we thought of the new release. To begin with, the video is absolutely stunning; really artistically produced, with some … Continued
There is no greater way to pay tribute to a band or artist you admire, than to put your time and efforts into creating a cover version of one of their songs. The work that has gone into creating this version of In My Life is incredible. The crisp quality of the vocal, the guitars, the … Continued
A quick look today at a quality rock track from US band After Alice. Their latest release Chump is a brilliantly written and performed song of classic rock anthem aura; fantastic production has really brought out the great tones of the layered vocal harmonies and the guitars, so the track drops between the big and the mellow with … Continued
One of those songs that sounds too good to be true. A string of classic eighties-like, electronic, ambient instrumentation – a dreamlike atmosphere – and yet a brilliantly new and now melody, lighting up the darkness, with superbly thoughtful escapist lyrics. This is one to truly get lost in. Them Are Us Too are a fairly brand new … Continued
That brilliantly exciting moment when you press play on a previously unheard of band’s video, for something entirely original and beautiful to happen. A calm and soothing performance of a song oozing with thoughtful imagery and metaphor. Jim Higson and Daniel McCarthy keep their cool entirely, exuding a striking yet quiet confidence as they soulfully perform … Continued