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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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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
COMPS

Album Review: COMPS – Life as a Baller

I’ve never been to Michigan. But, I imagine it’s colder than the Southern states where I grew up. If the soundtrack for Michigan living is anything like COMPs’ new record, the hilariously titled Life As A Baller, I might move [...]

July 24, 2018 New Music, Reviews
The Carousers

EP Review: The Carousers – S/T

Photo Credit: Liam Frank Out of the rollicking waves and the gristly sand appears a band so catchy you’ll fall in love with their songs the minute your ears catch hold of them. The Carousers hail from Long Branch, NJ [...]

November 3, 2017 New Music, Reviews
Grooms

SIMGE Stream: Grooms – Exit Index

Photo Credit: Ebru YildizComprised of singer-guitarist Travis Johnson, drummer Steve Levine, and bassist Jay Heiselmann, NYC-based band Grooms have been pushing the boundaries of tones and textures since their inception. Their latest release, Exit Index, continues that trend as the [...]

October 26, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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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
Ramonda Hammer

EP Review: Ramonda Hammer – Destroyers

The L.A. quartet Ramonda Hammer just released a gem of a 5 song EP that is full of tight rhythms and guttural vocals. The band’s Destroyers EP melds the past and present with trickles of 90’s indie grunge laid across [...]

September 19, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: The Cryptkeeper Five – The Stronghold

Deeply rooted in the New Jersey music scene, The Cryptkeeper 5 are celebrating their 9th studio album release titled The Stronghold. If it’s taken you this long to listen to this hardworking group of babes, you picked one delicious album [...]

August 30, 2017 New Music, Reviews
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EP Review: Fruit & Flowers – Drug Tax

When you go to the beach you can always be assured that there will be some form of waves, sand and a hefty dose of salt. The ocean is constantly throwing surprises our way from little sea glass tokens to [...]

August 28, 2017 New Music, Reviews