• La Need Machine – Killer Instinct

    If you’ve ever heard the music of La Need Machine before, you know that charging guitars are a big part of their sound – but...

  • MUMEx Duo – Heat The Silent

    As both a fan and a professional critic, I can’t help but notice the uptick in increasingly conceptual output coming out of the underground lately....

  • The Refusers – Eat The Bugs

    The Refusers’ brand of modern hard/punk rock emerges again with the Seattle quintet’s new single “Eat The Bugs”. Michael Belkin’s latest lyrical tirade against the...

  • Paul Nourigat – Complex Truths

    Paul Nourigat’s Complex Truths are a brief collection of demos, but many acts/artists would be happy to release three songs packing the cumulative impact of this...

  • California – Perfect World

    You can hear and describe California featuring Les Fradkin’s new single “Perfect World” in multiple ways. One of those is as a promise kept. Fradkin...

  • Pistols At Dawn – Ascension

    You could say that there are a lot of big concept pieces in mainstream rock right now and you’d be 100% right, if not understating...

  • Dawg Gone Davis – Love’s Boss

    The newest single from Rebecca DGD is in line with her previous work. It’s zany satire, and at times, slightly ribald. The middle-aged Housewife began...

  • Anika – Self Titled

    Laguna Beach, California’s Anika has a couple of great songs under her belt such as her popular debut “Are You Down?” and its follow-up “Make...

  • Smomid – Cyber Solstice

    Nick Demopoulos could have played it safe. Cyber Solstice could have been a nine track collection of straight ahead techno tracks with a bright keyboard...

  • B.B. Cole – Outgrowing Ourselves

    On the back of a rollicking country-rock groove, B.B. Cole wastes not a second in her mission to enchant us with the opening cut of...