Joel Baker’s Simple & Authentic Style Is Fitting for “Rupi Kaur”

“Rupi Kaur” is the story-telling folk song by singer-songwriter Joel Baker. Writing all his songs from his personal life experiences, Joel Baker brings a unique authenticity to all of his songs. His emotional lyrics tell the story of being let down by a girl that he used to have a romance with. His voice sounds raw and emotional and has a certain type of roughness … Continue reading Joel Baker’s Simple & Authentic Style Is Fitting for “Rupi Kaur”

3 Excellent Christmas & Winter-Themed Songs to Listen to this Season

Rock the Pigeon has gathered a short list of our favorite Christmas songs for 2018 to listen to this Holiday season! It’s not easy to make an original feeling Christmas or Winter Holiday song but we believe that these three artists brought unique sounds to the table while still delivering the classic sounds of sleigh bells and winter-themed lyrics. Enjoy these three wintertime ballads now … Continue reading 3 Excellent Christmas & Winter-Themed Songs to Listen to this Season

The High Loves Release Great EP that Channels 90’s & Early 2000’s Indie Rock

The High Loves are out with a great new indie-rock song titled “You Already Knew That.” The song combines high energy guitar playing with a smooth vocal that channels the styles of bands like Oasis, Weezer and Third Eye Blind. A classic pop melody, covering a wide range, and distorted electric guitars creates a magical vibe for a catchy rock ballad. The song feels like … Continue reading The High Loves Release Great EP that Channels 90’s & Early 2000’s Indie Rock

Spirit of the Wildfire’s ‘No Allegiance’ Is Well-Balanced, Quick Punk Rock

Spirit of the Wildfire’s ‘No Allegiance’ is some heavily-charged, fast-paced punk out of Canada. These guys say their approach provides “listeners with a high energy, dynamic experience from an arsenal of unique styles and sounds. Combining a diverse array of influences from ska to hip-hop, with a hard hitting punk aggression, the group dubs their sound ‘funk punk.’” From the more pensive, ska-oriented bars of … Continue reading Spirit of the Wildfire’s ‘No Allegiance’ Is Well-Balanced, Quick Punk Rock

‘Just Fly’ by All Types of Kinds Is Some Funky, Eclectic Acoustic Rock

  ‘Just Fly’ by All Types of Kinds is a groovy, deeply rap-inflected take on acoustic rock. Over the past year, these guys have “had the good fortune to open up a show for Martin Sexton in California, Houndmouth in South Carolina,” as well as an upcoming “opening spot for a national touring act at The Paramount Theater on Long Island.” These relative newcomers say … Continue reading ‘Just Fly’ by All Types of Kinds Is Some Funky, Eclectic Acoustic Rock

Maria DeHart’s ‘For Evelyn’ Is an Ethereal, Lo-Fi Take on Indie Pop

Maria DeHart’s ‘For Evelyn’ is a haunting, ethereal take on atmospheric indie pop. In certain regards, this is kind of a limited piece, but the focused, unvaried approach to the composition allows the listener to really get invested in the emotion and environment DeHart is putting forward. The united, almost singular way the vocal harmonies interact on this track gives it a distinctly choral, maybe … Continue reading Maria DeHart’s ‘For Evelyn’ Is an Ethereal, Lo-Fi Take on Indie Pop

Panda City’s ‘Under the Influence’ Is a More Refined, Conscious Take on Rap Rock

Panda City’s ‘Under the Influence’ featuring Dyce is a rock-oriented, deeply instrumental take on rap music out of the South Bronx. It was “early 2016 as news channels showcased relations of all kinds strained across the globe.” Then, “South Bronx artist Clacc brought together four musicians from different walks of life and musical backgrounds to create Panda City. Proving once again that music builds bridges, … Continue reading Panda City’s ‘Under the Influence’ Is a More Refined, Conscious Take on Rap Rock

After Incredible Success Playing Guitar for Other Artists, Brad Sample has Embarked on his Solo Career

Brad Sample is a seasoned guitar player who has performed in front of hundreds of thousands of people and has even taken the stage at the famous Grand Ole Opry. He has played guitar for several major label artists. While Brad Sample is a veteran to performing, he has just recently, on November 16th, started a career where he is the main attraction. His first … Continue reading After Incredible Success Playing Guitar for Other Artists, Brad Sample has Embarked on his Solo Career

Make’s ‘Vomit’ Is Some Fuzzy, Experimental Norwegian Punk

Make’s ‘Vomit’ is a crunchy, expansive take on different punk rock traditions out of Norway. These guys summarize themselves as simply, “OSLO MUSIC.” They describe this tune as, “about self-destructive behavior and feelings, as well as destructive choices made by our government.” There’s a charming simplicity to this track. The lazy, bucolic guitars whirr away under a deeply expressionistic rhythm section and a vocal performance … Continue reading Make’s ‘Vomit’ Is Some Fuzzy, Experimental Norwegian Punk

City of Industry’s ‘Guilt’ Is Rough, Sad Seattle Hardcore

City of Industry’s ‘Guilt’ is deep, rough melancholic hardcore with a lo-fi take. These guys describe themselves as, “a three-piece hardcore-punk band from Seattle, Washington.” They call this new single, “an approachable, yet melodic take on what they see to be hardcore punk.” I’m definitely a big fan of this, but I don’t know if it could be described as approachable or melodic. There is … Continue reading City of Industry’s ‘Guilt’ Is Rough, Sad Seattle Hardcore