My latest obsession is a little band from Ypsilanti, Michigan called Lightning Love. After releasing a debut LP called November Birthday in 2008 and following it with their Girls Who Look Like Me EP from earlier this year, the band is set to give us their official sophomore full-length, Blonde Album.
Breathe Owl Breathe is Micah Middaugh, Trevor Hobbs, and Andréa Moreno-Beals. Together they live in a cabin in rural Michigan, which means it must be getting pretty cold there this time of year; poised to just get colder. Their new album is called Magic Central and it’s a righteous title as the album is quite… Continue reading Breathe Owl Breathe: Own Stunts [Video]
Influenced by late 90s emo, prior to its mass popularization, Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) brings back the genre’s best traits. Lacking the whiny “pity me, I’m depressed” elements of what would soon follow, this band reaches back to the greats like Appleseed Cast in their early days and, in particular, Mineral. This… Continue reading Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) [Feature]