New Music Tuesday: The Polyphonic Spree – Yes, It’s True

A new week brings a fresh batch of albums on this fine Tuesday. This weeks new release of choice comes from pop-rockers The Polyphonic Spree and their 4th full-length effort to date entitled Yes, It’s True. What’s crazy about this group is that there are currently 20 members which include a full choir as well as

New Music Tuesday: Hiatus Kaiyote – Tawk Tomahawk

This Tuesday I had to reach deep into the bag of tricks to pull out a band I had never come across before. Today I present to you Hiatus Kaiyote, a four-piece indie rock group from Australia that has quite a unique sound. They’ve taken some smooth jazz and soul tunes and given them a modern ...

New Music Tuesday: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

This Tuesday brings a very joyous album straight to your speakers as Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros return with their newest work. The self-titled piece marks their third album and a very quick turn around from last year’s success of Here. While it would seem that a lot of bands might like

Listen Before You Die: Local Natives – Gorilla Manor

Gorilla Manor is outstanding for four reasons. First, the drums. It’s not too often you hear an album where the drums are so far forward in the mix, mostly because it will typically distract from the melodic instruments. In this case, drummer Matt Frazier creates unique beats that deserve to stand out and don’t distract.

[ALBUM] The Van Goghs – Roman Candle EP

  Roman Candle, the newest EP from Chicago indie rockers The Van Gohgs is a must have for the summer. The upbeatness found throughout the five song set is enough to turn any cloudy day into a sunny one, metaphorically speaking.  An example of that can be found on the title track, and my favorite ...

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