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”

SOMETHING ABOUT CHRISTMAS-REBECCA HURN//Single Review

If you’re tired of the same ten Christmas songs year after year and hungry for something new to ring in the yuletide, look no further than Rebecca Hurn’s Something About Christmas. This song is a breath of fresh air, crisp like the winter wind and sweet like freshly baked holiday cookies.  Simple yet decadent inContinue reading “SOMETHING ABOUT CHRISTMAS-REBECCA HURN//Single Review”

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”

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”

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN-CALI RODI//Single Review

Feel-good pop with a bitingly honest lyrical complexity: that’s what you get with Cali Rodi’s latest single, God Save The Queen. Relentless in her positivity and light-hearted production, Rodi plays upon familiar tropes of pop music to subvert the expectations that society places on modern women. The song opens with an already powerful vocal, overContinue reading “GOD SAVE THE QUEEN-CALI RODI//Single Review”

KEY LARGO-ANGEL HOTEL//Single Review

Refreshing and light like a summer cider, Key Largo, the debut single from Angel Hotel, delivers the perfect antidote for the heatwave. The song surges with groovy bass riffs and retro exuberance, leaving just enough space for its hook-laden top line to really shimmer. Right off the bat, the bass sets up a highly danceableContinue reading “KEY LARGO-ANGEL HOTEL//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”