Album Reviews

Simon Goalpost: Embankment Verse [Album Review]

From the late 80’s until the mid 90’s, the UK was at its pinnacle in the indie-pop punk community. Well, it might not be all historians telling it as such, but just ask those who were knee deep in the midst of the madness and they will surely say it was most definitely so. And… Continue reading Simon Goalpost: Embankment Verse [Album Review]

Album Reviews

Simon Bish: You Get To Live A Few Good Days [Album Review]

Simon Bish and his label Pop Noise Records teased us earlier this year with the, The Butterfly Girl EP. It was an EP that really served its generated purpose: So we could shit ourselves when You Get To Live A Few Good Days hit. Well once you get yourself all cleaned up; continue to listen… Continue reading Simon Bish: You Get To Live A Few Good Days [Album Review]

Song Reviews

Simon Bish: Butterfly Girl [Track Review]

The butterfly is always the easiest and most admired insect to ingest the world of indie rock/pop/whatever with great reason. A butterfly begins its stages as just another creepy, crawly tree dweller before it bursts into the world as a multi-colored miracle floating amidst the very trees it once depended upon to slowly push its… Continue reading Simon Bish: Butterfly Girl [Track Review]

Album Reviews

Some Beans: Fear and Loathing in Tipton St. John [Album Review]

Some Beans, aka Andy Fonda, aka ¼ of Noise Annoys Simon, is a pretty soulful cat. It’s a bit spooky at times, but it is always funky. His debut album, Fear and Loathing in Tipton St. John, might actually be a very well-planned dance track tribute to the honorable Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. Or not.… Continue reading Some Beans: Fear and Loathing in Tipton St. John [Album Review]

Album Reviews

A Fine Day For Sailing: My Baby Loves Pop Music [Album Review]

Sometimes a song can just make perfect sense. There comes a time when a pretty indie pop song can be exactly what you need to spawn the most wonderful of memories. Don’t believe it? Then check out A Fine Day For Sailing and their absolutely gorgeous album My Baby Loves Pop Music. You have to… Continue reading A Fine Day For Sailing: My Baby Loves Pop Music [Album Review]

Album Reviews

Thrilled Skinny: Just Another Teenage Dream [Album Review]

Punk is dead. This is, more or less, a fact. Save for the rare new group to break out or the senior citizens out there still rocking hard (Bad Religion, Henry Rollins, etc.), the whole idealism and solid truths of punk rock is long and gone. It seems as though the best we can hope… Continue reading Thrilled Skinny: Just Another Teenage Dream [Album Review]

Album Reviews

Noise Annoys Simon: You Say It, I’ll Know It [Album Review]

What in the hell has happened to alternative pop music? There was a time when sweet guitar riffs and soft-spoken lyrics reigned supreme. Even misery was an exciting topic when a cat like Dave Pirner would spill his guts on a record about runaway trains and frustration as a business plot. The anger of today… Continue reading Noise Annoys Simon: You Say It, I’ll Know It [Album Review]