Single Reviews

  • Reina Mora – Trouble

    Trouble could scarcely begin Reina Mora’s career any better. This lead off single from her first studio release finds her bringing her influences together under...

  • Nostalgist – Present:Tense

    From the gritty depths of the Seattle music scene, long the bastion of grungy alternative rock, comes Nostalgist, a band that deploys the density of...

  • Rebel ACA & French Monkey Wrench – African James Bond

    London-located, British and French hip-pop duo Rebel ACA & French Monkey Wrench takes a page from the Gorillaz’ genre-bending playbook, mashing up hip-hop and indie...

  • WeatheredMan – Salty Dish

    Hybrid music collective WeatheredMan is the idea of Liverpool, England-based Simon Bradshaw, the frontman and songwriter of modern mariachi band Roja. WeatheredMan’s debut release, the...

  • Loveskills – What About Us

    There are multiple ways to discover music these days. One of my favorite ways is when I get sent an e-mail suggesting I check something...

  • Story of the Year – Bang Bang

    As someone who adores music as much as I do, one of the best feelings in the world is seeing a band you truly loved...

  • Sinoptik – Standalone Syndrome

    Ukrainian alternative/hard rock band Sinoptik originated a few years ago in the city of Donetsk.  Its band members had to flee the region due to...

  • Michael Shynes – Cold Day in Hell

    It’s refreshing to hear traditional sounds finding new expression in 2017 and showing continued relevancy. You have to measure relevancy by more than just sales...

  • Severine – Not Obsessed

    Severine’s journey from her American birth, an upbringing in France, and an assortment of world travels has brought her to this point. Her single Not...

  • Talia – Bastards of Young

    The Parisian-in-origin, but now Los Angeles-residing band Talia brings a raw charm to its rock songs that harks back to the alt-‘90s glory years.  Grunge...