Archive for January 29th, 2016

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Brand New Confirm New Release In 2016, New Kevin Devine LP In Strange Press Release

Brand New are a band that likes to play games with their monstrous, rabid fanbase. Their latest game comes in the form of a press release from in-house record label Procrastinate! Music Traitors, which seems to confirm a new record from the band, as well as a Kevin Devine & The Goddamn Band LP, amongst […]

REVIEW: Basement – ‘Promise Everything’

Artist: Basement Album: Promise Everything Label: Run For Cover Records Genre: Rock Basement return from a hiatus that lasted shorter than most people imagined, thankfully, with their third full-length, Promise Everything—a powerhouse rock record that continues the band’s deep roster of solid tunes, even if it feels a little less alluring than 2012’s Colourmeinkindness. Beginning […]

Edward Cuozzo

REQUIRED LISTENING: Edward Cuozzo offers poignant, acoustic beauty on ‘The Silvia EP’

Edward Cuozzo is likely an unfamiliar name, but if the Scranton, Pennsylvania singer-songwriter’s newest EP gains the traction it deserves, “Cuozzo” will be on the tongue-tips and turntables of every alt-acoustic music lover with a taste for everything from Elliott Smith to Brand New. Over the course of six tracks and 23 minutes, the former […]

Joseph Sant

Joseph Sant’s debut EP is top-notch, dreamy indie rock

Brooklyn’s Joseph Sant has just released his inaugural EP, titled Sea White Salt. As impressive a debut as any in recent memory, the four-track release is packed full of lush, ofttimes haunting textures and hypnotizing tones that transport you to another place entirely. It’s almost visual in its delivery, evoking imagery in the listener’s mind […]

Pinegrove

Pinegrove stream introspective new track, “Cadmium”

In anticipation of their impending Run For Cover debut, New Jersey’s Pinegrove have joined forces with The Fader to premiere a slow-building new single titled “Cadmium.” Check it out below, and let us know what you think in the replies. “The song’s a lot about correspondence and communication,” frontman Evan Stephen Hall explained. “There’s a […]

Idle Empress

REQUIRED LISTENING: Idle Empress craft fantastic, homegrown folk on debut EP

Hailing from Justin Vernon‘s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Idle Empress are here to make folk fun again. Comprised of vocalist Lauren Anderson, guitarist Josh Frederick, and drummer Elliot Heinz, these intuitive up-and-comers have turned countless heads throughout the Badger State, and now look to take their talents far beyond the Chippewa Valley with the […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Finest Hours’ Leaks But Stays Afloat

Film: The Finest Hours Directed by: Craig Gillespie Starring: Chris Pine, Holliday Grainger, Casey Affleck Heroic feats on the sea seem to be a bit of a trend nowadays at the theaters. With Ron Howard’s In The Heart of the Sea, we learned that even the most harrowing stories can get slighted by the search […]