Populuxe’s Beauty in the Broken Place

The ominous chime of church bells looms over “Enter,” the opening cut in Populuxe’s new concept album Beauty in the Broken Place, before giving way to an equally haunting organ melody that will trigger th... Read More...

The Cold Stares drop new LP

“Any Way the Wind Blows” opens The Cold Stares’ latest release Ways with a swaggering blast of laser focused quasi-Zeppelin riffing. Chris Tapp’s superb guitar work might benefit from a little additi... Read More...

The Chordaes single What We Breathe In

Lyrically speaking, The Chordaes’ new single “What We Breathe In” is probably the most personal of any that you’ll discover on their latest record, but that isn’t the only reason why I would tell you to give t... Read More...

“Black & Blue” by Andra Douglas

I do not hate football, but I am not a fan either. Professional football for me, at its heart, is a comparatively genteel throwback to the days when gladiators fought for their lives and freedom in the Roman C... Read More...

Manuel Aspidi releases new Single

“Life is not what it seems,” croons a humble Manuel Aspidi as he stokes the first few flames that we’ll encounter in his new single “Let out This Light,” every word saturated in a rare emotionality we hardly e... Read More...