For everything one can say about the current political climate, the fact that so many people are aware of what’s going on is a beautiful thing. We are all thinking, and we are thinking in the hope of progress.
The Humanity directly & openly addresses the current political climate & issues affecting women in today’s world. Certain lines really stand out, those that refer to the supposed core values of the US, alongside of which this distorted energy rings quite poignantly.
Almost Awake are an incredibly impressive new band – their sound is so well polished and musically on point that it feels as if they must have been playing together for a hell of a long time. Cloudwalker is a great introduction to their approach to creativity; an emotionally driven, multi-layered punk-pop track that brings with it … Continued
The first few moments are perhaps the most striking, the placement of a well known children’s rhyme in such a dark setting really draws your attention & leaves you wondering what led to this.
The band paint these songs from blank canvasses into multi-layered, thoughtfully connected works of expression. On top of this; they bring audiences that essential, authentic rock energy that is so often missing from modern music.
The instrumentation seems to take a little influence from various styles & genres, fusing it all to create this sort of classical-folk-rock ambiance, upon which the leading voice & storylines play out like emotional, mildly theatrical indie-rock anthems.
What first appear as specific details unrelated to anyone else, later become the building blocks of your own version of life experiences or memories. It’s a strong way to write.
Bad Marriage are living the life right now, offering something that not too many bands or artists seem able to do. This sort of showmanship & positivity can’t generally be faked, so it’s a pleasure to witness it in all of its authentic glory.
Swampee is an easily memorable & striking song from a band who know exactly how to draw your attention in the rawest, most openly rock & roll way possible.
This album manages to feel short & quite epic in proportions at the very same time. Across The Board put out new music & creative content as often as possible & there’s no question as to how mighty this level of experience allows their sound to be.
The Silver Bayonets write some of the best songs out there in rock music right now. Their energy & lyricism always get to you, and although this track has been approached from a slightly different angle, the authenticity & inherent character of their sound remains.
The music is immense, the hook is familiar in an instant, and so when the energy reaches that peak you can barely contain your inclination to sing along. It’s a mighty song made all the more powerful by its delivery.