Lung – Come Clean Right Now

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What a dang treat, more new Lung music! Their split with SKRT was already a highlight of the year. This new album continues Lung’s trend of somehow getting better. This album has a denser feel than their previous releases. Come … Continued

Hannah Sandoz – To Love and Loss!

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“Leaves fall on my head rain falls on my head everything above me falls onto my head (howling) my dog wrote this part he sang with me at my parents piano” What a simple and beautiful way to start an … Continued

Pinc Louds – La Atómica

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When searching for new music, I’m always looking for songwriters who have a uniquely honest songwriting style, and Claudi is without a doubt one of the most unique songwriters in the indie-rock world right now. The new Pinc Louds album … Continued

Burr Oak -Late Bloomer

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This release has been on our radar since we interviewed the band earlier this year. Many of the songs in this collection have been out as singles, creating a slow build up of anticipation for the full work. And was … Continued

Belushi Speed Ball – Stella 1 and Stella 2

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Belushi Speed Ball. The name says it all. This protothrash quartet hails from Louisville Kentucky and released their sophomore album Stella 1 and Stella 2 on sonaBLAST! records earlier this year. Need a jam to get the blood pumpin’…but also … Continued

Jessica Ever – How’s This for Distance?

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This album hits the spot! And not just because I relate to these songs on a personal level (Chicago, breakups, twenty-something angst), but because the craft is that good. Ever blends the best sounds of the 90’s alternative scene (think … Continued

Figbeats – Circle the Drain

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Valparaiso Indiana is mostly known to being the home of Orville Redenbacher…which is a reference I feel may be dated, as many of “Gen Z” are likely unfamiliar with the commercials of the always smiling octogenarian slinging his signature popcorn. … Continued

Hard Femme – A Layer of Topsoil

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“Human life has no meaning, still we find it in each other day,” What a lovely lyrical sentiment! Each song on the new Hard Femme album is filled with wonder, existentialism, and queer identity. Hard Femme’s “soft queer pop” has … Continued

Emily Jane Powers – Isometry

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I was already a fan of Emily Jane Powers, and even more so now. The newest release from Emily increases the focus on honest and intense songwriting. Standout track, Blue Black Grey White has a passionate shout along chorus. Three of … Continued