Shade Releases Fiery New Album ‘Combat Rave’

May 25th – Earlier this month, Hamilton, ON band Shade released their debut record Combat Rave via Sleepless Records. Nearly 40 minutes in total, the full length hardly sounds like a debut for the young indie rockers, boasting tight melodies, dynamic songwriting, and the cohesiveness of a much more experienced group.  Combat Rave is aptly named, oozing the same fierceness as combat, and the chaotic … Continue reading Shade Releases Fiery New Album ‘Combat Rave’

you’ll be fine by Hot Mulligan

March 8th – Pop punk favorites Hot Mulligan released their highly anticipated record, you’ll be fine on March 6th, marking their second full length, and possibly their best work yet. Known for their crunchy, emo-influenced sound, non-sequitur-esque song titles, and lead singer Nathan Sanville’s distinctive rough vocals, Hot Mulligan doesn’t disappoint on this latest effort. you’ll be fine features the best of what fans have … Continue reading you’ll be fine by Hot Mulligan

Do It Again. Do It Better. by Chance to Steal: Slick Punk Rock From Seattle

Feb 29th – Seattle, WA punk rockers Chance to Steal are gearing up to release their debut EP Do It Again. Do It Better., which will be out on May 1st, 2020. The record is 6 tracks of passion, heartbreak, and good old fashioned punk ethos, wrapped up in undeniably catchy hooks and guitar riffs. The title ‘Do It Again. Do It Better.’ originated as … Continue reading Do It Again. Do It Better. by Chance to Steal: Slick Punk Rock From Seattle

Zoo – New Album by The Weekend Run Club

Feb 8th – Chicago-based indie pop/rock band The Weekend Run Club released their debut full length Zoo last week, a record full of surprises, pain, and almost-too-honest honesty. From start to finish, Zoo is full of ‘oh wow’ moments and ‘put that on replay’ songs. The album starts with the song ‘Always’, a slow-burner that revs up into something unexpectedly passionate, and makes way for … Continue reading Zoo – New Album by The Weekend Run Club

‘Joy’ – New Single by Scott Hardware

Feb 7th – Toronto’s own Scott Hardware is gearing up for his second full-length album titled Engel in April with the release of the pop almost-dance track ‘Joy’, out now. ‘Joy’ is the kind of song you play after a long day, when your mind needs a pick-me-up and something calming at the same time. The rhythmic low ends of the track meet the sparkling … Continue reading ‘Joy’ – New Single by Scott Hardware

Apology Note – New Single by Bonsai Trees

Feb 7th – New England rock band Bonsai Trees have released their new single, ‘Apology Note’, as the first in a collection of singles that are scheduled to be released individually by June 1st, in place of a traditional full-length record. Raw and ready, ‘Apology Note’ drips with emotional desperation and inner turmoil, framed by riffs that could’ve made the B-sides to all your favorite … Continue reading Apology Note – New Single by Bonsai Trees

White Canyon & the 5th Dimension – Self-Titled Review

Feb 2nd – To kick off your February, we’re reviewing Brazilian post-punk shoegaze band White Canyon & the 5th Dimension’s latest release, a self-titled record that will keep you listening well past Groundhog’s Day! ‘White Canyon & the 5th Dimension’ is the band’s first full length, but you wouldn’t know it from listening – in fact, members Gabriela Zaith and Léo Gudan write with the … Continue reading White Canyon & the 5th Dimension – Self-Titled Review

‘Sincerely, Philly ‘ – New Record by Stationary Giant

Jan 24th – DIY rockers Stationary Giant released their new 3-song-EP, titled Sincerely, Philly, and it’s everything you could ask for from Midwest emo – from the East Coast. Full of raw emotion and pounding drums, Sincerely, Philly is Stationary Giant’s first take as a band. Despite the band’s newness and member count of just 2 people, Stationary Giant delivers the power and punk-prowess of … Continue reading ‘Sincerely, Philly ‘ – New Record by Stationary Giant

Movie Star Handsome by All The Real Girls – Album Review

Jan 15th – Put on your cowboy hats and square-dancing boots, because Seattle ‘country-gaze’ band All The Real Girls is serving up some perfectly country-infused indie rock on their new full length Movie Star Handsome, out February 21st. At first glance, Movie Star Handsome appears to be a 100% country Western music album- and it’s true that the record draws heavily on that sound, but … Continue reading Movie Star Handsome by All The Real Girls – Album Review

Lost Holiday – New Single by Pablo Paddy

Dec 19th – Toronto-based indie-rockers Pablo Paddy released the new single ‘Lost Holiday’ earlier this month, just in time for the winter months of celebration – but as the title suggests, ‘Lost Holiday’ is not about the cheer of the season. Pablo Paddy is the project of solo-artist-turned-frontman Patrick Beedling, and ‘Lost Holiday’ marks the band’s second single, behind ‘Need To Know’. The song is … Continue reading Lost Holiday – New Single by Pablo Paddy