Videos

Drummers: Planes [Video]

Drummers is a band that initially reminded me of a favorite from a few years back, a band that dominated noise in every way possible. Vocals, drums and guitar were no match for the volume the three made when combined. That band was and is Japandroids. Drummers is based in Boston; they’re a band that… Continue reading Drummers: Planes [Video]

Song Reviews

Ghost Box Orchestra: Oh, The Moon Hangs Low [mp3]

The Only Light On begins with a dreamy, shoegaze-like percussion and guitar pattern, fronted by a playful keyboard riff. Blending post-rock and shoegaze with elements of psychedelia, Ghost Box Orchestra finds a comfortable mix between being instrumental versions of Piano Magic and The Black Heart Procession. Vastly instrumental, Ghost Box Orchestra’s music finds solace in… Continue reading Ghost Box Orchestra: Oh, The Moon Hangs Low [mp3]

Features

One Happy Island [Feature]

I thought I recognized the One Happy Island name. The band recently released a few singles on 3″ CD via the London-based pop label weePOP. The latest is that they have a new one out soon on Odd Box Records — the band’s debut self-titled full-length. One Happy Island creates hyperactive pop with overly ambitious… Continue reading One Happy Island [Feature]

Song Reviews

Alan Cohen Experience: Einstein [Track]

Alan Cohen shook your world in 2008 with the ultimate ode to the then president-elect (Senator) Barack Obama with his intense dance track “The Obama Groove”. In 2009, he took us on a journey back in time with one of the greatest hippie rock albums since Country Joe & The Fish, the Experience’s EP Eat… Continue reading Alan Cohen Experience: Einstein [Track]

Features

Father Abraham [Feature Artist]

Boston native Father Abraham is a hip hop artist baked from a different mold. His thought-inspiring words bring forth the power of joy, but do not distort the reality in which he lives. It is quite a social distortion to hear such a funky fresh and uplifting beats that is fronted by lines like We… Continue reading Father Abraham [Feature Artist]