Browsing the "New Music" Category

New Restaurants

SIMGE Stream: The New Restaurants - Wrong Place at Wrong Time

With origins reaching back to 2014, the members of The New Restaurants have remained active yet distant since their start. A near-constant in the NYC live scene, the band’s previous releases have up until this point been hosted on and [...]

September 8, 2022 New Music, Reviews
Demos For A Difference

SIMGE Stream: “Demos For A Difference”

Designed by Rachel Ana Dobken A couple of weeks back, the “Demos for a Difference” project was launched, and has since (and will continue to) donate 100% of its proceeds to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Asbury Park musician Brian [...]

August 5, 2022 New Music, Reviews
Ryne Experience

Premiere: The Ryne Experience - Funky Town

Hailing from Lowell, MI, rockers The Ryne Experience certainly deliver on the last part of their moniker with their new concept album, Funky Town, premiering on SIMGE today. In a statement, the group shares that Funky Town is; “the story [...]

April 20, 2022 New Music, Reviews
Greg Mendez

SIMGE Stream: Greg Mendez - Cherry Hell

Photo Credit: Veronica Isley I forgive but I don’t forget; a sentiment most commonly expressed to other people, but how often do we apply it to ourselves? On his new album, Cherry Hill, Greg Mendez catalogs travails of the past [...]

February 28, 2022 New Music, Reviews
Mount Sharp

SIMGE Stream: Mount Sharp - That Shadow

Photo Credit: Ebru Yildiz Hard to believe it’s been nearly 7 years since we first got to know Mount Sharp over here on the ol’ SIMGE pages, and with that time comes plenty of life developments that inextricably tie themselves [...]

February 24, 2022 New Music, Reviews
Middle Kid

Album Review: Middle Kid – Queen of Rockledge

Middle Kid’s Zack Willis writes the kind of songs that feel like they could have been written anytime in the past 20 years. Bands like Middle Kid are a testament to indie rock’s staying power – that melodic guitar music [...]

November 7, 2021 New Music, Reviews
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, 2022 New Music, Reviews
The Y Axes

Stream: The Y Axes - No Waves

Photo Credit: Dave Mcmahon It’s been a few years since we last featured San Francisco rockers The Y Axes, and in that time they seem to have only improved in their craft of creating anthemic alt. Their new album, No [...]

June 7, 2022 New Music, Reviews
Little Vicious

Stream: Little Vicious Hits You Right With “Sweet Sorrow” | New LP out 5/17

I just got back from the country, so what better time to mention the upcoming Little Vicious release entitled Dark Country. Being that I was in the country for some R&R, coming back and hearing this put me full steam [...]

May 16, 2022 New Music, Reviews
Skinny Girl Diet

Album Review: Skinny Girl Diet – Ideal Woman

It’s easy to make a really loud rock and roll record. People like Dave Grohl have made entire careers out of “loud” as a descriptor. What is infinitely more difficult, however, is to make a loud record that has weight. [...]

April 22, 2022 New Music, Reviews