Death by Horse’s ‘Summer’s Up’ Is Punchy Swedish Pop Punk

Death by Horse’s ‘Summer’s Up’ is a punchy, attitudinal interpretation of pop punk. This is a fun little tune from the Swedish rockers. As many Swedes do, these guys seem to have an affinity for the garage rock genre, but these guys are bringing a poppier, spunkier flavor to that sound. The female-led performance further separates these guys from the crowd. They have a meaningfully … Continue reading Death by Horse’s ‘Summer’s Up’ Is Punchy Swedish Pop Punk

‘Left Out in the Sun’ by First Round’s on Me Is Bass-Heavy Alt-Rock

‘Left Out in the Sun’ by First Round’s on Me is a prescient, groovy alternative rock track. These guys describe themselves as an “alternative/garage rock band in Chicago,” made up of “members influenced by classic rock, thrash metal, indie rock, blues and just about anything in between.” This, the band says, “is a personal song about struggling with working too much and finding time to … Continue reading ‘Left Out in the Sun’ by First Round’s on Me Is Bass-Heavy Alt-Rock

‘My Vision’ by Cold Lands Is Tight, Atmospheric Prog Rock

‘My Vision’ by Cold Lands is a precise, deeply atmospheric take on progressive rock. The band is described as, “an atmospheric rock project in which,” bandleader Alexandre Martorano “writes, composes and performs.” Martorano started the band after attending, “a classical music school where he studied classical guitar for eight years.” He “began writing his first compositions in 2004.” This is an impressive track. The way … Continue reading ‘My Vision’ by Cold Lands Is Tight, Atmospheric Prog Rock

‘Girlfriend’ by Small Words Is a Strong Take on Traditional Pop Punk

‘Girlfriend’ by Small Words is a clean, crunchy take on a radio-friendly iteration of pop punk. These guys describe themselves as, “an energetic indie rock band out of Indianapolis, IN.” This year, the band will release a new record titled Good Day, Bad Me. “The album explores the struggles of addiction, grief, depression, and accepting one’s own mortality,” the band says. “In these trying times we need to … Continue reading ‘Girlfriend’ by Small Words Is a Strong Take on Traditional Pop Punk

Grain Thief’s “Stateline Hills” is a Truly Unforgettable Song

The song “Stateline Hills” is described by the songwriters as “a classic gambling song.”  Grain Thief released “Stateline Hills” last year on a record titled “Stardust Lodge.” The song is a lonesome sounding country banger about gambling, alcoholism, and partying too heavily. The song is hard hitting. It’s about losing too much money, and losing your soul to complete darkness. The sound of the singers … Continue reading Grain Thief’s “Stateline Hills” is a Truly Unforgettable Song

Linval Thompson, Addis Pablo, and Danzky Release “Be Free”, a Reggae Anthem of Resistance & Hope

“Inspired by an Ancient African object, Manilla Riddim focuses on the reflection on gratitude and ingratitude, commitment, dependence and liberation.”   Straight from the Island of Jamaica are Linval Thompson, Addis Pablo, and Danzky with a fresh reggae track. The track, titled “Be Free (Manilla) – main theme” has an authentic reggae groove to it. It’s impossible to not appreciate the instrumentation and vocal delivery … Continue reading Linval Thompson, Addis Pablo, and Danzky Release “Be Free”, a Reggae Anthem of Resistance & Hope

Tor1n, Matt Swagnew and B.Anderson Release “Black” for Black History Month [Music Video]

As you should know, February is Black History Month. We wanted to shine some light on this incredible hip hop song by Tor1n featuring Matt Swagnew and B.Anderson. It was brought to Rock the Pigeon’s attention to spread awareness during Black History Month. The conscious hip hop song is titled “BLACK” and speaks about important issues that are still heavily and negatively affecting the black … Continue reading Tor1n, Matt Swagnew and B.Anderson Release “Black” for Black History Month [Music Video]

The Mowgli’s Drop Another Anthem to Tease Upcoming EP “American Feelings”

The Mowgli’s are out with another hot and feel good track! Their newest release “Mr. Telephone” is the second single released as a teaser for their upcoming EP titled “American Feelings” that is expected to come out on March 1st, 2019. The Mowgli’s have always had the knack for writing songs that get the crowd moving and lift the moods of the listeners. They have … Continue reading The Mowgli’s Drop Another Anthem to Tease Upcoming EP “American Feelings”

Get a Taste of “Black Coffee” with Alex Abbuehl

Alternative artist Alex Abbuehl is out with a stunning track called “Black Coffee.” The song is piano driven and features a slow and smooth vocal that cuts through the track. Alex Abbuehl is driven by the sound of rock music from the 1970’s and also by West Coast Jazz. The fusion of the two sounds creates something completely unique and gorgeous sounding. “Black Coffee” builds … Continue reading Get a Taste of “Black Coffee” with Alex Abbuehl

2 Songs We Love for Valentine’s Day Featuring alextbh & Glory Daze

Happy Valentine’s Day Pigeons! Here are two gorgeous songs that explore love and heartbreak that we have totally fallen in love with! We know you’ll enjoy these tracks! alextbh is a Malaysian artist who is openly LGBTQ. He has recently been featured in Vice, Paper, and Billboard Magazine. His new song, released in late January, “No Space” is groovy all the way through with a … Continue reading 2 Songs We Love for Valentine’s Day Featuring alextbh & Glory Daze