Long Island Band, The Influencers, Spiral Deep with 4th Single of the Year “Lightning”

The Influencers are a new band from Long Island, NY. The sound of their music definitely fits into the Long Island music scene, sometimes referred to as Strong Island, which we believe to be one of the strongest music scenes in Northern America. Their latest song “Lightning” is acoustic driven with an underlying feel of pop punk inspiration. Musically is is brilliant, traveling to unique … Continue reading Long Island Band, The Influencers, Spiral Deep with 4th Single of the Year “Lightning”

Les Stroud & Slash Team Up for Important Song about Saving the Planet

Upon our first listen, it was very clear that we recognized the lead guitar player. The bluesy guitar licks that seem to melt into one another are performed by the one and only Slash. Les Stroud’s latest song “One Giant Farm” is a protest song that features Slash. It’s a rock n’ roll sounding call for action. The lyrics speak openly about the environmental justice … Continue reading Les Stroud & Slash Team Up for Important Song about Saving the Planet

“Kill The Sun” Serves as a Great Teaser for Motherfolk’s Upcoming Record

Motherfolk is a band that has been on our radar for quite some time now. “Kill The Sun” is their latest song that dives into the realm of indie-pop and indie-rock. Starting off with a catchy and powerful lead vocal, Motherfolk grips the listener in straight away. “Kill The Sun” has moments that feel a bit more soulful and somber. Overall the song has very … Continue reading “Kill The Sun” Serves as a Great Teaser for Motherfolk’s Upcoming Record

Queer Country Icons Karen & the Sorrows are Out with a New Song!

Karen & the Sorrows are queer country trailblazers who have been featured in Billboard and Rolling Stone. Their newest song “Guaranteed Broken Heart” has a somber vibe to it. It’s authentically country-Americana in it’s instrumentation choices and styles. There’s a guitar riffing and a shuffling drum groove that keeps the song feeling very alive. Vocally it’s stunning, covering a lot of range. The vocal has … Continue reading Queer Country Icons Karen & the Sorrows are Out with a New Song!

“While You Were Making Babies” Patrick Ames was Writing Some Great Tunes

Somehow, singer/songwriter Patrick Ames found a way to make a song about a lonely man sitting around depressed as hell sound like a happy-go-lucky mashup of Bob Dylan and Jimmy Buffet. One of four track on his latest EP, All I Do is Bleed, “While You Were Making Babies” is a decidedly upbeat song about a decidedly downbeat topic. It’s so catchy that you forget … Continue reading “While You Were Making Babies” Patrick Ames was Writing Some Great Tunes

Ralph Pellymounter Sings of the Human Experience in “Your PET Scan (Brain on Drugs)”

“For various reason I found myself in a lot of hospital waiting rooms last year and my mind started thinking about all the major life events that happen in these sterile rooms. Your PET scan (brain on drugs) is our triumphs, regrets, loves and loses all shown in the vibrant flashes of you PET scans.” – Ralph Pellymounter Catchy from the first line that is … Continue reading Ralph Pellymounter Sings of the Human Experience in “Your PET Scan (Brain on Drugs)”

Opeongo’s New Track Fuses Genres, Feeling a bit Glam

Canadian act Opeongo’s new song “Less of Me” may remind listeners of T. Rex or even the Hedwig and the Angry Inch Musical Soundtrack. The song feels slightly punk and slightly glam rock, but also very unique. “Less of Me” feels like an anthem due to the instrumentation choices, a slowly played piano, a melodic guitar riff, and slowly paced drums that are banging on … Continue reading Opeongo’s New Track Fuses Genres, Feeling a bit Glam

Macklemore + IRO Release New Song about Relapse & Recovery

Macklemore & IRO have teamed up, from NBC’s Songland, for another song about relapse and recovery. The native-Seattle rapper has always spoken openly and honestly about his addiction and recovery, as well as the effects that the addictions of others have had on him. Songs like “Drug Dealer” “Starting Over” “Otherside” and “Kevin” have transformed the lives of people and provided many with the wake … Continue reading Macklemore + IRO Release New Song about Relapse & Recovery

“Guests on Sunday Morning” is a Country song all music lovers can appreciate by Ted Z and the Wranglers

Ted Z and the Wranglers show us their kinship and unity with their new energetic single “Guests on Sunday Morning”! It’d be wrong to overlook this Country Americana song with sweet guitar licks as catchy as can be!  The song starts with memorable vocals and harmonies and dives into well-written verses you won’t be able to get enough of. Best believe you’ll be singing along … Continue reading “Guests on Sunday Morning” is a Country song all music lovers can appreciate by Ted Z and the Wranglers

Bringing back skiffle, Listening Club releases a great new single “Skiffle Scuffle”

“Skiffle Scuffle” is a new upbeat, fast paced, 80’s inspired song by Listening Club. Unbeknownst to many, skiffle is a unique genre of music, popular over half a century ago, that unfortunately we don’t hear a lot of these days.  Rich Stephenson, the frontman and lead vocalist of Listening Club explains, “The song is inspired by skiffle, the original rock n roll – and style … Continue reading Bringing back skiffle, Listening Club releases a great new single “Skiffle Scuffle”