Phantom Phunk’s ‘Something Certain People Say’ Is Straightforward, Compressed Garage Rock

Phantom Phunk’s ‘Something Certain People Say’ is straightforward, light punk with strong, clear garage rock influences. “Since their origins in 2015,” the band says they have, “established themselves as one of the leading creative forces in Tampa’s underground music scene.” Continue reading Phantom Phunk’s ‘Something Certain People Say’ Is Straightforward, Compressed Garage Rock

‘Tyrannosaur’ by Red Legs Is Thunderous Alt-Rock with a Blues Sensibility

Tyrannosaur’s ‘Red Legs’ is pounding, full-hearted alternative rock with a bluesy approach. Simply, these guys describe themselves as, “explicit blues rock.” The band does a really good job of fusing an intense, compelling sense of rhythm with a more restrained take on their melodic work. Continue reading ‘Tyrannosaur’ by Red Legs Is Thunderous Alt-Rock with a Blues Sensibility

Eckman Dredge’s ‘Get Away Closer’ Is Immersive Space Rock with a Sludgy Edge

Eckman Dredge’s ‘Get Away Closer’ is sludgy, melodic alternative that takes a lot cues from the hard rock and metal worlds. The band says this song “enters the mysterious mind of Eckman, following a lone astronaut careening through the void. Able to show their knowledge of what an alt-rock, post-grunge song should sound like, the single calls back to the rock of the nineties with a modern twist.” Continue reading Eckman Dredge’s ‘Get Away Closer’ Is Immersive Space Rock with a Sludgy Edge

‘Waves’ by Coattails Is Layered, Compelling Alternative with a Classic Rock Sensibility

‘Waves’ by Coattails is whirring, cinematic alt rock with a classically pensive sensibility. This band believes “in the journey, they believe in their art, they believe it will bring fulfillment and through their belief, they hope to affect those who will listen.” Continue reading ‘Waves’ by Coattails Is Layered, Compelling Alternative with a Classic Rock Sensibility

Snog the Dog’s ‘Allergic Reaction’ Is Thick, Greasy Blues Rock with a Clean Tone

Snog the Dog’s ‘Allergic Reaction’ is thick, greasy blues rock with a clean, modern approach. These guys describe themselves as, “smashed into existence, ripped apart and glued back together with booze and a voracious appetite to bleed your ear holes.” They deem themselves, “so reckless… that they even had to hire a band nurse. Every song [sounds] like it was forged in a distant universe,” … Continue reading Snog the Dog’s ‘Allergic Reaction’ Is Thick, Greasy Blues Rock with a Clean Tone

BLXPLTN’s ‘No English’ Is Eclectic Punk with Industrial and Hard Rock Leanings

BLXPLTN’s ‘No English’ is a strong, fuzzy middle ground between bluesy hard rock and vibrant, industrial punk. “Of all the punk rock bands who’ve turned their derision against the current authorities,” the group says, “none are more ferocious – or unsparing in their contempt – than BLXPLTN.” These guys fuse “examinations of race, class, gender, and sexuality with incendiary music that kicks hard at conventions … Continue reading BLXPLTN’s ‘No English’ Is Eclectic Punk with Industrial and Hard Rock Leanings

Philippe Bronchtein’s “Me and the Moon” Gives Insight to the Lonely Side of Being a Touring Artist

Philippe Bronchtein has brought his gorgeous bluesy voice across the country driving and playing music for over a decade. He wrote the acoustic ballad “Me and the Moon” while touring, because sometimes that’s the only friend an artist has throughout their long journey of living the ultimate artists dream, being a touring musician. “I keep telling myself…this is the life.” – Philippe Bronchtein Bronchtein had … Continue reading Philippe Bronchtein’s “Me and the Moon” Gives Insight to the Lonely Side of Being a Touring Artist

Gethen Jenkins Transports Us to the Rowdiest Saloon in “Bottle In My Hand”

“‘Bottle In My Hand’ is a shuffle about drinking, doing your own thing, not letting anybody slow you down.” – Gethen Jenkins Gethen Jenkins, has a deep bluesy voice, that fits comfortably on top of western slide guitars that seem to belong in a gritty saloon somewhere in the South. “Bottle In My Hand” is a country song that gets a bit rowdy and has … Continue reading Gethen Jenkins Transports Us to the Rowdiest Saloon in “Bottle In My Hand”

The Dylan Hartigan Project Releases 2nd Single of Year “Happy Ever After”

You probably heard Dylan Hartigan’s soothing voice on Team Kelly Clarkson from Season 14 of NBC’s The Voice where he was a finalist. Dylan has now released his second single of 2018 with his esteemed bluesy-pop band The Dylan Hartigan Project. The band features Nick Romitelli playing a soaring lead guitar, Dan Toppo adding a bluesy feel on the slide guitar, Gabe Scholis-Fernandez playing skillfully … Continue reading The Dylan Hartigan Project Releases 2nd Single of Year “Happy Ever After”