REVIEW: “Cold Coffee and Half Smoked Cigarettes” by Twisted Oak

The title of this five-song album strikes a chord and creates a visual almost immediately. Cold Coffee and Half Smoked Cigarettes is a coffee house acoustic EP with somber lyrics and soft melodies.   The lyrics are very interpersonal, directed towards a specific thing or person. Twisted Oak creative Mat Batory said that the album… Read More REVIEW: “Cold Coffee and Half Smoked Cigarettes” by Twisted Oak

REVIEW: “Fields Amaze (and other strange music)” by Patrick Grant

Originally released in 1997, Fields Amaze was a compilation of composer Patrick Grant’s various works and abilities. Now newly remastered, Fields Amaze (and other strange music) is even more vibrant and varied. Different states of being are all encompassed within the songs of this album. Instrumentals clash and combine together in “Keeping Still” to generate… Read More REVIEW: “Fields Amaze (and other strange music)” by Patrick Grant

Warped Reality: Interview with The Split Seconds frontman Drew Champion

The Split Seconds are a Washington D.C. based punk rock quartet. A newer band with a throwback sound, they’re releasing their sophomore album Counterfeit Reality on June 8 via Altercation Records and are preparing for a run with Vans Warped Tour in July. The band debuted in 2017 with their first full length album, Center… Read More Warped Reality: Interview with The Split Seconds frontman Drew Champion