HOLIDAY BY MISTAKE-GILT HEAD//Album Review

It’s pretty easy to feel burnt out in the mist of a pandemic that seems like it will never end. Sometimes, our brains just need a break, some easy listening or a lapse from this bleak reality. The aptly-named, Holiday By Mistake, provides exactly that.  Recorded in quarantine by the Amherst-based duo, Gilt Head, HolidayContinue reading “HOLIDAY BY MISTAKE-GILT HEAD//Album Review”

HAVE THE SUN LICK YOUR MIND-MARBLE MAMMOTH//Single Review

Indie psych rock has found a fresh face with Stockholm’s Marble Mammoth. With their latest single, Have The Sun Lick Your Mind, the relatively new band establish an undeniable ability to brighten the airwaves.  The song kicks off with a playful bass groove, reminiscent of a rubber ball bouncing between corners of a room. FuzzedContinue reading “HAVE THE SUN LICK YOUR MIND-MARBLE MAMMOTH//Single Review”

BLOOM-WYNT//Single Review

Hard hitting from start to finish, Bloom, the latest single from South-Wales alt-rock band WYNT, is nothing short of a rock and roll battle cry. Bloom is bursting with thick layers of guitar and powerful drums, the kind of song that would be right at home on a party playlist.  As a band, WYNT drawsContinue reading “BLOOM-WYNT//Single Review”

I WISH-CEARA CAVALIERI//Single Review

Cascading darkness over dreamy pop synths decorate the landscape of Ceara Cavalieri’s latest single, I Wish. A powerful anthem for victims of romantic betrayal, I Wish carries the trademark craftsmanship of a successful pop song, but avoids falling into the trap of your typical top forty ballad.  The song starts off with a haunting, tremolo-guitarContinue reading “I WISH-CEARA CAVALIERI//Single Review”

UNLEARN-FEMMEBUG//Single Review

Sweet, feminine, indie pop is on the rise in 2020, and it’s a beautifully refreshing break from its oversaturated, male-fronted counterpart. Caitie Inson, who goes by the stage name Femmebug, rides this wave with her succulent single, Unlearn. This song is delicately balanced, leaving nothing to be desired except a second listen. Gentle flourishes ofContinue reading “UNLEARN-FEMMEBUG//Single 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”

ELEPHANT-TALES IN THE SHADE//Single Review

In their debut single, Elephant, Tales In The Shade gripe about the internet age. Thick, gritty, baselines and haunted synth textures create the perfect backdrop for Samantha Alland and Sam Griffiths to highlight each other’s vocals. The song plays like a rally cry for the frustrated, and calls to mind the identically-named Elephant by TameContinue reading “ELEPHANT-TALES IN THE SHADE//Single Review”