All posts by Catherine Dempsey

Total Slacker

Listen: Total Slacker Share “Turn Out The Lights” // New LP Out Soon

Photo Credit: Apneet Kaur If you’re into Jimmy Eat World, you’re bound to love Total Slacker. The Brooklyn-based band is forceful in nature but pop-centric when it comes to melody and song structure. Without giving away too much, you should [...]

July 5, 2016 News
Touche Amore

Listen: Touche Amore Shares “Palm Dreams” // New Epitaph LP Out 9/16

Photo Credit: Christian Cordon Vivacious and fast, Touche Amore has always been known for their raw power and kickass spirit in their songwriting. “Palm Dreams” takes these characteristics and amps them up even more so. While this song is bound [...]

June 29, 2016 News

Listen: FRIGS Share “Ringworm” // New EP Out Now

Photo Credit: Caitlin McLafferty FRIGS are noisey and visceral, and their latest single “Ringworm” is no different. The band takes their loudmouth guitars and strong bass-lines and add all the reverb you could ever want. Lead vocalist Bria is a [...]

June 14, 2016 News
Field Mouse

Listen: Field Mouse Shares “The Mirror” // New Topshelf LP Out 8/5

If you’re looking for a female fronted rock track to pump you up, Field Mouse can get that job done for you. Their latest single, “The Mirror,” is a concoction of sound, layering exciting guitars and uplifting vocals. Definitely keep [...]

June 14, 2016 News
School '94

Listen: School ’94 Share “Bound” // New EP Out 6/10

Taking influences from the likes of Bauhaus and 1980s power rock, School ’94 marks themselves as THE band to check out right now. “Bound” is riddled with insanely powerful vocals and driving guitar licks that are spooky as hell – [...]

June 8, 2016 News
Captain Casanova

Watch: Captain Casanova Share “Futures” // Tapetown Records Single Out 6/10

“Futures” is everything you could want out of a great modern day grunge garage rock song. Captain Casanova does an excellent job of maintaining their roots while throwing around some melody and heavy hitting hooks. The video shows off home [...]

May 31, 2016 News
Night School

Listen: Night School Share “Casanova” // Debut LP Out 6/17 via Graveface Records

Graveface Records keeps churning out some solid stuff and Night School continues that trend. The indie rock outfit work in a soft and agile lane amongst their wispy female vocals and churning guitars. Night School are masters of melody and [...]

May 31, 2016 News
Basketball Shorts

Watch: Basketball Shorts Share “Hot and Ready” // New LP Out 7/8

Pizza, punk rock, and parties. Why not take all three and throw them into a 2-minute music video? Basketball Shorts does just that, in their new video for “Hot and Ready.” Basketball Shorts are charming in that they don’t take [...]

May 31, 2016 News

Listen: Martha Shares “Ice Cream and Sunscreen” // New LP Out 7/1

Settling between pop sensibilities and raspy punk guitars, Martha gets it all right. “Ice Cream and Sunscreen” is a tiny track that packs a huge punch, launching itself halfway into an insanely great tirade of aggressive licks. The beginning of [...]

May 23, 2016 News
Charly Bliss

Watch: Charly Bliss Shares “Ruby” // Touring w/ Pup and Rozwell Kid

Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez Charly Bliss are taking all the best things about 90s alternative and bringing them right back to our precious ears. Their video for “Ruby” is simply charming, sweet, and just slightly off-center in the nicest way. [...]

May 19, 2016 News