James Bay gets honest about breakup in “Oh My Messy Mind” EP

“I regularly write things down in a stream of consciousness to empty my head. Oh My Messy Mind is a line I wrote on a particularly dark day a little while ago. It seemed to reflect a weight that I felt I was carrying at the time, and that comes back now and again. The songwriting that followed was me looking for a release. With … Continue reading James Bay gets honest about breakup in “Oh My Messy Mind” EP

Remo Drive release 3rd Single from Upcoming Sophomore LP “Natural, Everyday Degradation”

Remo Drive is gearing up to release their sophomore record. They have just released another teaser to follow up “Two Bux” and “The Grind.” Their new single is called “Around The Sun” and feels a bit more relaxed than most of the songs on their “Greatest Hits” album yet still feels similar enough musically to be well received by their original fan base. It almost … Continue reading Remo Drive release 3rd Single from Upcoming Sophomore LP “Natural, Everyday Degradation”

Imagine Touring the Country in a Tiny House, Introducing Will Breman

If you are ready to get into a more folky vibe and a more soulful vibe, it’s time to be introduced to Will Breman. His music combines elements of folk, jazz, funk, pop and soul. His song “Annemarie” starts off feeling very rootsy and retro. Quickly, it starts to feel more like a modern song with the catchy vocal melody that carries throughout the song. … Continue reading Imagine Touring the Country in a Tiny House, Introducing Will Breman

Spacey Jane release Single as a Teaser for Upcoming Record

Spacey Jane are a garage rock band from Western Australia. Their new song “Good Grief” contains catchy guitar riffs, and 1990’s sounding vocals. The song generally has a chiller vibe during the verse with a more explosive chorus section. The song feels anthemic in both the vocal delivery and the way the instrumentation builds throughout the track to really burst during the chorus. The song … Continue reading Spacey Jane release Single as a Teaser for Upcoming Record

Staying Up Too Late Resulted in this Great Song by Burning Pictures

“I think the inspiration for the song comes from those nights when you stay up too late partying too hard because you’re looking to fill some sort of void in your life, that you may not know is even there.. perhaps seeking out connection with others and whatnot, but it turns a bit sour.” – Burning Pictures Staying up too late and being overtired and … Continue reading Staying Up Too Late Resulted in this Great Song by Burning Pictures

Rose Ann and Her Gang of 3 Can Go for “Miles”

For some, life seems to be a sprint. But, those of us in the know get that it’s much more a marathon. Speed can be great, but sometimes it pays to slow it down. For the born and bred punk rocker inside of me, this can take reminding. Enter Rose Ann Dimalanta and her supporting cast of jazz stalwarts Raymond McKinley and Massimo Buonanno. As … Continue reading Rose Ann and Her Gang of 3 Can Go for “Miles”

Eddy Yang’s in A NEW CITY with “Split the Night”

First, you start with a drum machine. Then, you add a simple indie rock guitar riff. Finally, you layer this with some emo punk vocal stylings. The final product, Eddy Yang, the 2019 version of Conor Oberst in his basement with a 4 track and a few instruments. No, this isn’t saying that Yang sounds like Bright Eyes necessarily. Instead, what resembles the young Oberst … Continue reading Eddy Yang’s in A NEW CITY with “Split the Night”

The Get Up Kids drop first record in 8 years / “Problems” is a colossal emo-rock LP [Full Review]

Fans have longed to hear it! The Get Up Kids have dropped a new full length record! It’s their first LP release in 8 years. The Get Up Kids have recently been back on the road doing a South America tour in 2017 and a U.S. tour in 2018 to support the release of their EP “Kicker” [RTP’s Review of Kicker], and are currently on … Continue reading The Get Up Kids drop first record in 8 years / “Problems” is a colossal emo-rock LP [Full Review]

Freedom Fry’s EP has a Styx cover & 2 other chill tracks

The band Freedom Fry cleverly thought up their band name because one member is French and one is American. They have just released a 3-song EP “Renegade” featuring 3 incredible songs that you should definitely give a spin. The EP starts off with a unique cover of the popular Styx song “Renegade.” The song is covered in a slow fashion and fits more into the … Continue reading Freedom Fry’s EP has a Styx cover & 2 other chill tracks