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All posts by Mike Mehalick


Listen: Campfires Shares “I’ll Go Home” | New LP Out 8/30 via Fire Talk

It’s a hot and humid one here in Brooklyn today, and Jeff Walls AKA Campfires has just the sonic Pacific Northwest breeze for your headphones today. In announcing a new album, Fare Trax Walls leads with the lo-fi jangle-pop of [...]

July 10, 2019 News

Foliage Shares “In Reference To” | New LP Out 9/20 via Z Tapes

Since the start of releasing music under the name Foliage, artist Manuel Joseph Walker has been prolific in his output of dreamy bedroom-pop. Following a west coast run with Good Eye Records’ own Cathedral Bells back in April, Foliage is [...]

June 27, 2019 News
Teen Mortgage

Premiere: Teen Mortgage – Life/Death

Photo Credit: Roxplosion Hailing from D.C., duo Teen Mortgage are all killer no filler. Their new EP, Life/Death (premiering today on SIMGE), showcases the guitar/drums combo’s knack for crafting earworm hooks at breakneck speeds, save the mid-tempo menace of the [...]

June 20, 2019 New Music, Reviews
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Listen: A Deer A Horse Returns With “Smokejumper” | New EP Out 6/21 via Corpse Flower

Photo credit: Michelle LoBianco A Deer A Horse are inevitable and their season approaches once again. Hard to believe its been over four years since I first saw this band featuring Rebecca Satellite, Angela Phillips and the subsequently added Dylan [...]

June 9, 2019 News
Look Vibrant

Listen: Look Vibrant Shares “Joshua Greets Death” | New LP Out 6/21 via Citrus City

Ever wake up in an immediate existential panic and have to take the rest of the day to re-affirm that things are OK? Montreal art-pop rockers Look Vibrant soundtrack this time in mind prison with their delightfully erratic sound, albeit [...]

June 8, 2019 News
Spooled Up

Listen: Spooled Up Shares “Landmine” | New EP Out 6/8 via Crafted Sounds

Comprised of Luke Spicknall (Guitar, vocals), Naomi Davidoff (Guitar, vocals), Flynn DiGuardia (Drums) and Kaitlyn Baker (Bass), Baltimore-based rockers Spooled Up are primed to break out of the Charm City. Their new EP, Strange World, is led by single “Landmine” [...]

June 5, 2019 News

Premiere: Prudence – “Smile & Nod”

We all have the people, places or things we retreat to when faced with the realities of life, and for session bassist and composer Tom Crandles that serves as thematic inspiration for his new work as Prudence. Described as “an [...]

April 29, 2019 News

The Beauty of Collaborative Songwriting: An Interview with Standby

Being in a band usually takes a lot of patience. As you add new members, they bring new scheduling conflicts, new opinions, and new sensibilities. It’s a delicate dance to make sure that everyone is happy. The members of Connecticut [...]

April 5, 2019 Features, Interviews

High Waisted, Treads, The Furies & Talay Played Brooklyn Bowl

Last week, High Waisted, Treads, The Furies and Talay joined forces at Brooklyn Bowl as a part of The Spectrum Concert Series: Celebrating Women in Music. SIMGE photographer Mike Petzinger was on hand to capture all of the action. Check [...]

April 1, 2019 Live, Reviews

Premiere: Brewster Unveils “Being Clever” | Debut LP Out 3/22 via Good Relation

Photo Credit: Kelsey Hunter Weinberger If you’re an American artist in a particular stage in life, the past few years have certainly been filled with quite a lot of internal reckoning. NJ-based artist Mark Bucci dealt with the wide swath [...]

March 19, 2019 News