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Blanche Beach has its own heavily textured experimental punk sound that is uniquely prepossessed with an almost pop listenability. That fact alone would make Blanche Beach a band I want to check out. Ever since their 2013 self-titled debut, we’ve counted ourselves among the ranks of Blanche Beach fans soRead More →

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Record Store Day 2015 is almost upon us and this year you can look forward to some extra special local music compilations in addition to the usual collectors’ dream of exclusive offerings. Zia Record Exchange is ready to drop their annual Record Store Day comp, You Heard Us Back When,Read More →

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JJCnV just so happens to be one of our favorite punk bands. Ever. So we were super excited to learn they had an EP in the works. Leathered, Weathered, and Feathered is due out later this week. April 4th to be exact. I got a sneak peak of the 7-track release andRead More →

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Accomplished Austin artist Chris Jamison has written, recorded, and released four albums to date including the Austin Chronicle’s 2013 Top Ten album Sleeping with the T.V. On. But it his latest work, due out later this month, that has us really excited. Jamison recently relocated to the northern ghost town ofRead More →

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Once you hear the bluesy rock of Jake Paxton on “Cat’s Meow” you’ll be ready to hear the rest of his 3-track EP, No Chaser. The album was recorded at Tippewitz Studios in Phoenix with Miles Tippett and will be available to the general public later this week. The release show willRead More →

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Field Tripp has been awfully busy this year. They released Les is Mormon early this year and followed that EP with another over the summer known as Woeful Common Terry. But winter is now upon us and we’re super excited for the third installment of this Field Tripp trilogy: Warren Druhgs. Set for releaseRead More →

We first got down with Strange Lot when the band released their single “Upside Dwners” last summer. The band followed up their single with the EP Walk of the Sun (read more here). Well, the hardworking folks over at Strange Lot are just getting the ball rolling, apparently. The band is preparing to releaseRead More →

It’s been a little over a year since Phantastic Pigeon-Holes crossed my desk and now it looks like the musical partnership known as The Upper Strata is ready to unleash a new undertaking upon the world. Today, we’re very excited to offer folks a chance to hear the track “Anyway” fromRead More →

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by Bob Hanshaw Contributing Writer Gabriel Sullivan is a prolific songwriter – he’s written literally hundreds of songs in the last year, posting them to his SoundCloud as part of a challenge he set himself to write one every day. He’s also a prolific collaborator, working with such respected TucsonRead More →