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Real Talk

SIMGE Stream: Real Talk – Arrivals

Pop-punk band Real Talk released their new EP, Arrivals, on Oct. 26. Frontman Joey Milewski explained the EP’s title track is a tribute to his grandmother, who passed away a little while back. “Her funeral was on my 22nd birthday,” [...]

November 15, 2018 Reviews
Trench

Album Review: Trench – Ritual Love

There’s no shortage of shoegaze bands around. Hell, there’s no shortage of any type of band around anymore. And that’s what makes bands like Trench special – they can work within their genre and somehow transcend it. Their new album, [...]

November 2, 2018 New Music, Reviews
Mythical Motors

Album Review: Mythical Motors – Elevated Levels

Matt Addison and company AKA Mythical Motors have been providing Chattanooga, TN, and the surrounding areas with loads of melodic post-punk and power pop for over a decade now. They’ve released two EPs this year already, and are back with [...]

October 31, 2018 New Music, Reviews
Death Valley Girls

Stream: Death Valley Girls – Darkness Rains

LA-based music group Death Valley Girls recently released their latest album Darkness Rains on Oct. 5. Filled with bluesy, hypnotic guitars, plus powerhouse vocals to match, the album brings classic rock energy straight into 2018. Guitarist Larry Schemel explains their [...]

October 9, 2018 New Music, Reviews
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Stream: EXES – Before You Go

Photo Credit: Sarah Elly Indie-pop duo EXES released their newest project, Before You Go on Oct.5. An 8-track collection, the project consists of songs reflective of the real-life experiences the bicoastal duo have been through over the last few years. [...]

October 8, 2018 New Music, Reviews
Hit Like A Girl

Album Review: Hit Like A Girl – What Makes Love Last

Blending easygoing instrumentals with deeper, more intense lyrics, Hit Like A Girl’s newest album, What Makes Love Last, is an insight into the inner emotional storms that lie within everyone, yet few are vulnerable enough to share. The album’s single, [...]

September 25, 2018 New Music, Reviews
Catbath

Album Review: Catbath – Glitterbox

Catbath is the unholy union of Ramones-esque punk and Pacific Northwest grunge. The pop charm is there, surrounded by gnarly riffs and haunting shrieks. Hailing from Minneapolis, Catbath has been making a name for themselves in DIY circles. With their [...]

August 7, 2018 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Swift Technique, Lukas Nelson, Bermuda Triangle + more played XPN Festival

A quarter of a century is a long time to be running a music festival. That is some heavy staying power, especially when it continues to grow each year. The Exponential Music Festival, hosted by Philly’s WXPN, just celebrated their [...]

July 31, 2018 Live, Reviews
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Exclusive Premiere: The Hollow Ends Unveils Their New Album Bears In Mind

The Hollow Ends seamlessly perfects a merging of genres with their new full-length album, Bears in Mind. A pulsing folk rhythm drives the album with socially conscious lyrics by St. Louis singer-songwriter Zachary Schwartz, who delivers the words with a [...]

July 26, 2018 New Music, Reviews
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SIMGE On The Scene: Mr. Marsh, Earth Telephone & Latewaves Played Happy Mondays

After missing a month of music, I think I am ready to get back on track here. Dance season is done, which means no more traveling, which means more energy to invest in song. Going to get a couple of [...]

July 25, 2018 Live, Reviews