FUEL FOR THE FIRE-DARLING VICES//EP Review

What do you get when you place 2000’s indie rock music on a modern backdrop? The answer can be found in Darling Vices’ debut EP, Fuel for the Fire. Full of charming surprises and instrumental hooks, Fuel for the Fire will feed the part of your soul that wishes all your old favorite bands hadContinue reading “FUEL FOR THE FIRE-DARLING VICES//EP Review”

BORN UNDER BAD STARS-FINN AND THE JACQUES//Single Review

“Maybe it’s because I was born under bad stars,” sing Finn and the Jacques, in their debut single. Isn’t that just all too cosmically relatable? With a hovering darkness over honey-sweet vocals, Born Under Bad Stars elicits a sensation of endlessness, akin to lying on your back beneath a summer night’s sky. The song beginsContinue reading “BORN UNDER BAD STARS-FINN AND THE JACQUES//Single Review”

THE WONDER-JUJU WINGS//Single Review

“It’s magic,” sing Juju Wings on their upcoming single, The Wonder. And that “magic” certainly shines through in the song. Built on a foundation of stabbing grand piano and broken synthesizers, The Wonder conjures a world of whimsical speculation. It opens on a synth swell, with the drums kicking up seconds later to reel inContinue reading “THE WONDER-JUJU WINGS//Single Review”

BREAKING OUT-GHOSTLAWNS//Single Review

An enigmatic soundscape of tantalizing texture, Breaking Out immediately sparks the listener’s curiosity. With a live drum sound beneath deep waves of synth, the debut single from Ghostlawns pulls elements from several different genres to create something fresh and untapped. Ghostlawns are a Cardiff-based, musical collective whose members are all seasoned veterans in the SouthContinue reading “BREAKING OUT-GHOSTLAWNS//Single Review”

LIFE IN GENERAL-THE RIVERS//EP Review

Soaring indie rock with a canopy of storm clouds—that’s what you get when you stream The Rivers’ debut EP, Life In General. From the isolated electric guitar in the intro of Juncture to the lingering final chord of Hello Today, the band embraces their party boy mentality. But there’s more to their sound than youContinue reading “LIFE IN GENERAL-THE RIVERS//EP Review”