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

Song Review: Not.Your.Regular.Boy. – “Get Down Make Love”

Electric and vibrant, “Get Down Make Love” from upcoming artist Not.Your.Regular.Boy feels like a rock pop mash up of Maroon 5 and Adam Lambert. However, while the new single has great aspirations, it falls a little flat outside of a live setting. Not.Your.Regular.Boy is artist Ferry, who claims to sound like influences such as Brandon … Continue reading Song Review: Not.Your.Regular.Boy. – “Get Down Make Love”

REVIEW: “Infernal Overdrive” by White Wizzard

“Infernal Overdrive” is the latest release from heavy-metal band White Wizzard. Self-described as a “true American metal band,” White Wizzard heavily feature long guitar riffs and higher pitched vocals to complete the classic sound. The lyrics are incredibly visual, occasionally referencing supernatural concepts like Hell, angels and Satan. “Infernal Overdrive” even features a whole song … Continue reading REVIEW: “Infernal Overdrive” by White Wizzard

“Animals” by Albis: EP Review

Recently Albis was brought to my attention, and I found myself in love with the beautiful melodies that made up the "Redwoods" single. So it was with a lot of excitement that I settled in to the EP that dropped today. Animals might be a quick listen, but it makes every second worth it with the same … Continue reading “Animals” by Albis: EP Review

“Facade” by Dreams of Vertigo: Single Review

Mondays always seem to fare a little better when you start with good music. This track from Dreams of Vertigo that features Tony Lovato certainly fits the bill with ease. It certainly made my Monday a lot better than it would have been without it, because I was in love with the track as soon … Continue reading “Facade” by Dreams of Vertigo: Single Review

“Fever Dreams” by Dog Brain: EP Review

Dog Brain is always a delight, and I can't deny I tend to get excited at the mere thought of new content from them. Fever Dreams is no different, and delivers everything that I've come to expect from Dog Brain beautifully. Released earlier this year, this EP is a great place to jump in if you haven't … Continue reading “Fever Dreams” by Dog Brain: EP Review

“A War Against You” by Ignite, Album Review

A War Against You is the first album from Ignite in roughly ten years. Dropping on January 8 through Century Media, A War Against You is a definite treat for punk rock lovers. The California punk band has a passion and energy on this record that shows they’re more than ready to make a return … Continue reading “A War Against You” by Ignite, Album Review

“This Book Belongs To” by The Liquorsmiths, Album Review

The Liquorsmiths are folk rockers out of San Diego. Driven by Americana, folk rock influences, their new album This Book Belongs To is a touchingly sweet, strangely captivating album that will keep you engaged from start to finish. Released through Inhension Records, This Book Belongs To has a unique passion to it that makes it … Continue reading “This Book Belongs To” by The Liquorsmiths, Album Review

“Ear to Ear” by Ransom Scenery, Album Review

Ransom Scenery is a trip – both literally and figuratively. It’s hard to place their music within a genre, and the songs that are heard on Ear To Ear are unlike any that you’ve heard before. Unique and completely all their own, to compare Ransom Scenery’s Ear to Ear to anything else is unspeakable. While … Continue reading “Ear to Ear” by Ransom Scenery, Album Review