Album Reviews

Title: Girlfriend Artist: The Driver Era Release Date: October 15, 2021 Rating: 4/5 After finding major success with their 2019 album X, The Driver Era recently released their newest work this past week, titled Girlfriend. The dynamic duo of ex-Disney star Ross Lynch and his brother Rocky bring their listeners a groovy, two-disk album that […]

Title: Party at the Cemetery Artist: POORSTACY Release Date: 8 October 21 Rating: 2.5/5 I would describe myself as a passive fan of POORSTACY. Even though I am not the biggest fan of heavy metal music, the Florida-native artist offers a unique blend of rock, rap, and metal music that can help you get your […]

Title: The Lost Frequencies Artist: Palm Ghosts Release Date: 19 November 2021 Rating 3 out of 5   When I say Nashville, you think country and honkey tonk as far as the eyes can see but not Palm Ghosts. Self described as “The sound of an 80s prom in a war zone located in the […]

Title: Dawn Artist: Yebba Record Label: RCA Records ★★★★ For a while, Yebba has been releasing everything besides an album. On Instagram she posted clips of herself in stairwells, sounding quite ethereal and showing off her vocal prowess, and once a month for the past year I’ve visited her performance of “My Mind” on YouTube, […]

Title: George Clanton & Nick Hexum Artist: George Clanton & Nick Hexum Record Label: 100% Electronica Release Date: July 23, 2020 ★★★★ As I received my record in the mail yesterday, I can officially say that the new collaboration of George Clanton & Nick Hexum, provides the soundtrack to the summer that we all desperately […]

Title: Who Killed The Easter Bunny? Artist: MuppetHead Record Label: Self Released Release Date: August 20, 2020 ★★★ When I first arrived at Kent last year, I was taken aback by the burgeoning independent music scene that was taking place in the area. With bands like Cherrry, Cool Dads, and Pearly just to name a […]

Album Title: Coping Machine Artist: City Mouth Label: Take This To Heart Rating: 4 out of 5 The indie/pop-punk world has a lot of music. It is a fun genre to listen to in the car, with your friends, and literally any other situation you can think of. This makes it hard sometimes for new […]

Title: The Mantle   Artist: Agalloch   Record Label: The End Records   Release Date: August 13, 2002   *****   I will be reviewing The End Record’s 2002 release of The Mantle by Agalloch. Agalloch formed back in 1996 and split in 2016. They hail from Portland, Oregon. Now, before I review this album, […]

Title: Cult Of a Dying Sun   Artist: UADA   Record Label: Eisenwald    Release date: May 28, 2018   Stars: ****   I will be reviewing the Eisenwald Records’ 2018 release of the sophomore album by UADA (pronounced “Uu-ah-da”), entitled Cult of a Dying Sun. First, I need to give some background information about […]

The best thing about garage rock is that it’s honest. It’s straight-forward, in your face and fun. Keyword, fun. There’s no pretentious bullshit surrounding it. You wouldn’t want it any other way. It just so happens that Swell Tides and Roid Rage sought out to encapsulate that sentiment with their recent collaborative project, SPLIT. SPLIT […]


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