Typical Dreamers debuts an animated and refreshing single “Up To You”

Typical Dreamers is a Canadian band that has clearly been practicing and preparing their music. Brace yourself for their debut single “Up To You” which fades in with some piano then abruptly gives us confident and clear vocals. “Up To You” has an invigorating hook, with a wonderfully balanced vocal range, and lyrics that truly get you focused on the song! I know I’ll be … Continue reading Typical Dreamers debuts an animated and refreshing single “Up To You”

“Lucky Lucky” by Safe as Houses is an Alt-Rock Hit

As soon as the vocal hits the track, it’s obvious to the listener that “Lucky Lucky” by Safe as Houses is a alt-rock hit. Driven by acoustic guitars, the song has a great musical layout, that gives plenty of space for the vocals and lyrics to be heard. However, even if the song had no vocals, it could still be appreciated musically. There is a … Continue reading “Lucky Lucky” by Safe as Houses is an Alt-Rock Hit

Desert Weather Release their Debut Single “Still In My Head”

“Sometimes meeting certain people can leave an unexplainable impact on your life and the way you see the world. When this happens, you ignore all logic and live in the hypnotic bliss of the impression they made on you for a little while, which is ultimately what ‘Still In My Head’ is all about.” – Desert Weather Desert Weather is out with a high energy … Continue reading Desert Weather Release their Debut Single “Still In My Head”

I Set My Friends on Fire’s O.G. ‘Astral Rejection’ to Get Official Release

In 2011, I Set My Friends on Fire released Astral Rejection – a sweet, grating fusion of crunkcore, extreme metal and emo-pop. It continued what the band pioneered on their 2008 debut to largely negative reviews. What’s not as well known is that there was an original version of Astral Rejection. Epitaph Records shelved it in 2010. But now, the label has decided to release … Continue reading I Set My Friends on Fire’s O.G. ‘Astral Rejection’ to Get Official Release

Enjoy this Alt-Rock Anthem by The Brothers Moore

“The songs inspiration was mainly how often you see people getting burned for just pouring their heart out.” – The Brothers Moore Take a fast ride on Highway 75 with Tulsa-based rock band The Brothers Moore. The talented alt-rock band has released a new singled called “HWY 75” on February 15th, 2019. The song is filled with high energy from the heavy drum hits, to … Continue reading Enjoy this Alt-Rock Anthem by The Brothers Moore

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

Pedro the Lion’s ‘The Quietest Friend’ Is the Most Introspective Indie Rock

Pedro the Lion’s ‘The Quietest Friend’ is some deep, folky indie rock from this prolific singer-songwriter. “In August 2016,” a press release reads, “during what he now recognizes as his lowest point, David Bazan was touring the country alone in an aging minivan and found himself in his hometown of Phoenix.” Before taking off the next morning “Bazan gave himself the gift of a quick … Continue reading Pedro the Lion’s ‘The Quietest Friend’ Is the Most Introspective Indie Rock