by Frank Ippolito, Associate Editor One of my favorite emails I like to receive from the The Dynamic Duo, The Untiring Twosome aka The Yab Yum Editors, is one that includes a bunch of singles to listen to: I mean, the songs perfectly and easily fit into my less-than-attentive attentionRead More →

Andrew Jackson Jihad “Children of God” AJJ just so happens to be one of my favorite bands, like, ever. “Children of God” marks the first single from Christmas Island, the forthcoming album from the band available for pre-sale here. And, as you may notice, the album art was created byRead More →

Mess “Fighter“ I immediately fell in love with the subtlety of Mess, an Arizona musical duo formed by Rachel Ludeman and and Tony Nunes. With their own unique approach to indie rock, Mess hearkens back to 90s grrl rock at moments but with a completely fresh take. Only one trackRead More →

decker. “Cellars“ Some folks might say a giant release show at the Sail Inn is quite a lot of effort to put into the release of a single, but when that track is the famed 9+ minute closer from a band as popular as decker., the celebratory party markings itsRead More →

Local Wizards “Thorns“ Released earlier this month, “Thorns” by Local Wizards sets a mellow backdrop for the shifting of seasons happening all around us. Understated yet intriguing, “Thorns” diverges from earlier recordings and we’re digging the direction. The listener will be haunted by the line – “Do you want toRead More →

Ghetto Cowgirl “Running With Scissors“ “Running with Scissors,” the new single from Ghetto Cowgirl, is straight-up rock with a side of delicious vocals. Reminiscent of the California sound Van Halen made famous, the riffs on the track are smooth and Marc Norman’s vocal performance is terribly catchy (dang you, Marc),Read More →

Fairy Bones “Like Like“ Fairy Bones might have just formed earlier this year but already they’ve amassed a strident following. If you’ve seen them live you should totally understand why. Fairy Bones is fierce and much of that has to do with fiery frontwoman Chelsey Louise. She’s got some powerfulRead More →