Paragon’s ‘Chaos Order Chaos’ Is Pop Rock with Brains

Paragon’s ‘Chaos Order Chaos’ is some sweet, expansive and deeply melodic pop rock with a sad, punky approach. These guys describe themselves as an “alternative rock band out of Hampton Roads, Virginia” with a sound aiming “to bridge the gap between a more vibed out indie, alternative sound and heavier aspects of rock.” The band describes this track as, “an escape from the duality of … Continue reading Paragon’s ‘Chaos Order Chaos’ Is Pop Rock with Brains

Runner’s ‘Eggshell’ Is Fuzzy, Nostalgic Indie Rock

Runner’s ‘Eggshell’ is some fuzzy, layered indie rock with a broad, homey approach. These guys have “quickly become of the best kept secrets in their music scene today,” they say. “The band fuses electronic and experimental elements into their ragged, heart-on-your-sleeve folk-rock.” They use the somewhat facetious phrase “Bandcamp songs for Soundcloud kids,” to define their sound. There’s a lot of really cool stuff happening … Continue reading Runner’s ‘Eggshell’ Is Fuzzy, Nostalgic Indie Rock

The new DreamStates song is something to obsess about!

DreamStates is out with a new song titled “Impossible Me” to tease their upcoming currently untitled 2019 album which will feature songs that can fit into the shoegaze/indie rock genre. “Impossible Me” is their best work yet that combines some music techniques from the 1980’s and 1990’s to create a sound that brings the good vibes straight to the listeners soul. The song is definitely … Continue reading The new DreamStates song is something to obsess about!

Jake Abramson’s ‘Caution Tape’ Is Bruising, Militaristic Electronic Music

Jake Abramson’s ‘Caution Tape’ is some hard-hitting, rock-oriented electronic music from this solo artist. There’s an overwhelming, deeply industrial sense of darkness on here that’s served well by the track’s rock format and computerized instrumentation. Abramson’s tense, smoldering vocals paint a very clear lyrical picture. Under that, the rumbling synths give the piece a militaristic, march-like aesthetic. This is furthered by the lumbering, often percussive … Continue reading Jake Abramson’s ‘Caution Tape’ Is Bruising, Militaristic Electronic Music

Elijah Blond’s Debut Single is Mysteriously Sexy

Elijah Blond’s debut single is nothing short of unique. “Whispers” possesses the listeners mind, body, and spirit immediately. The track features effected instrumentation that creates a mysterious and sexy vibe. “Whispers” is not overproduced, and allows plenty of breathing room for the singers voice to float perfectly on top of the track. The lyrics come across as profoundly poetic and make you want to listen … Continue reading Elijah Blond’s Debut Single is Mysteriously Sexy

Love in October’s ‘I Don’t Want to Die Tonight’ Is Fast, Energetic Electro-Punk

Love in October’s ‘I Don’t Want to Die Tonight’ is some high-energy pop punk that makes good use of electronic elements. These guys describe themselves as, “an indie rock band from Chicago, IL that blends lo-fi fuzzy guitars, pop hooks and a broken drum machine.” They say this “is the first single from [their] new album, SHAPES, which will be released mid February, 2019. The … Continue reading Love in October’s ‘I Don’t Want to Die Tonight’ Is Fast, Energetic Electro-Punk

Oceans Over Alderaan’s ‘Sevenfour’ Is Expasive Gaze-Oriented Post Rock

Oceans Over Alderaan’s ‘Sevenfour’ is some haunting, ethereal post rock with some clear shoegaze influences out of the United Kingdom. These guys describe themselves as, “an atmospheric doom pop band from Blackpool.” They say they put together “elements of shoegaze and post-rock to make a huge wall of sound.” The band definitely knows how to immerse their listeners in a crisp, clean and well-orchestrated environment. … Continue reading Oceans Over Alderaan’s ‘Sevenfour’ Is Expasive Gaze-Oriented Post Rock

Teenender’s ‘Hooked’ Is Sugary, Groovy Electro-Pop

Teenender’s ‘Hooked’ is glitzy electro-pop with a high production value and a sugary approach. These guys really know how to bring a sense of groove to a more melodically-oriented tune. There’s a real sense of low end on this track which compliments the airy vocals and fluttering synth work nicely. The track has a deeply organic feel that sets it apart from most of its … Continue reading Teenender’s ‘Hooked’ Is Sugary, Groovy Electro-Pop

DCR Pollock’s ‘Revolutions Etc.’ Is Tense, Amorphous Alt Rock

DCR Pollock’s ‘Revolutions Etc.’ is some tense, eclectic rock with a dense, layered take. This artist describes himself as, “a genre-blending singer-songwriter from Costa Mesa, CA, who began releasing music from his parent’s garage at 14.” He says this track “is about the mundane life that happens in the middle political turmoil,” like “trying to get to a date while protesters are blocking the streets. … Continue reading DCR Pollock’s ‘Revolutions Etc.’ Is Tense, Amorphous Alt Rock

Kash Juliano’s ‘Speeding’ Is a Poppy Brooklyn Take on Trap

Kash Juliano’s ‘Speeding’ is a clean, poppy take on the trap sound out of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. This artist describes himself as, “a product of his neighborhood.” Since starting his career, “Kash Juliano has compiled a body of work certain to shake any doubt of his creative talent,” including three full-length albums available on Soundcloud. In a lot of ways, this hangs pretty closely to the … Continue reading Kash Juliano’s ‘Speeding’ Is a Poppy Brooklyn Take on Trap