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All posts by Mike Mehalick

New Luna

Listen: New Luna Shares Exhilarating New Single “Opinionated”

I’ve said it here in these digital pages before, but it’s worth re-iterating that the UK model for rising rock bands when it comes to singles works better than anywhere else in the world. Our latest case and point is [...]

October 24, 2017 News
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SIMGE Stream: Fence – Alien

Hello, and welcome to yet another installment of “Mike finally gets to the bottom of the inbox and promises he really does listen to everything, for real.” Last year, I was introduced to the NJ-based garage-rock band Fence via their [...]

October 20, 2017 New Music, Reviews
Boulevards

Listen: Boulevards Collaborates With Neon Indian On “Nu Burn Ave (Intercruise)” // New LP Out 12/8

If you’re hungry for some Prince-inspired funk for these strange modern times, look no further than Boulevards who is gearing up to release a new full-length, Hurtown, USA. The Raleigh-based artist recently announced the forthcoming record with “Nu Burn Ave [...]

October 20, 2017 News
The Clydes

Watch: The Clydes Share “Holly Speaks” // New LP Out 10/20 via Mint 400

We’ve been on The Clydes beat since late 2013 and just like a fine wine, they’re only getting better as time goes on. Case and point; So The Story Goes, the new full-length from the indie-rock quartet due out October [...]

October 13, 2017 News
Anna Burch

Watch: Anna Burch Shares “2 Cool 2 Care” // New LP Out In 2018 via Polyvinyl

Detroit-based singer/songwriter Anna Burch has been honing her chops over the years playing out as a part of other bands. It’s her solo material, however, that caught the attention of the great Polyvinyl earlier this summer with the label bringing [...]

October 12, 2017 News
Black Adidas

Listen: Black Adidas Shares Riotous New Punk Single “Free Shit”

Hailing from Burbank, CA, Courtney Ranshaw crafts buzzsaw-guitar-led tunes as Black Adidas. His latest single, “Free Shit,” is a perfect punk-rock burner which puts the prevalence of corporate sponsorship in mainstream music, and society in general, firmly in his lyrical [...]

October 9, 2017 News
Reptaliens

Listen: Reptaliens Share “666Bus” // New LP Out 10/6 via Captured Tracks

Photo Credit: Amanda Laferriere Led by the husband and wife duo of Cole and Bambi Browning, Portland-based group Reptaliens craft dreamy melodies led by sparkling guitars and analog synthesizers. Their sound sometimes belies themes of intense yearning veering towards tragic [...]

October 3, 2017 News
Gingerlys

Listen: Gingerlys Share “Turtledoves” // New LP Out 11/17

Photo Credit: Andrew Wilchak Back in July, I caught a set by Brooklyn-based rockers Gingerlys at Secret Project Robot that immediately put them on my radar for future releases. Lo and behold, the band is now gearing up to release [...]

October 2, 2017 News
Zula

Listen: Zula Shares “Anything For You” // New EP Out 10/13 via Forged Artifacts

Last year, I was introduced to the wonderfully talented, multi-dimensional Brooklyn-based group Zula in premiering their then single, “Getting Warm,” and featuring another here, “Basketball.” Now, the band is gearing up to release a new EP, 6 Passes, via Forged [...]

September 28, 2017 News
LKFFCT

Listen: LKFFCT Returns With “Hatchling” + “Anesthesia” // New LP Out 10/6

It’s been almost two years to the day, give two, since we last featured NJ-rockers LKFFCT in these digital pages. Now, the band comprised of Max Rauch (vox/guitar), Keith Williams (vox/guitar), Brian Legentil (bass) and Ryan Baredes (drums), are gearing [...]

September 27, 2017 News