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  • Suck on This Mini-Review “Dazed & Confused” by Die Antwoord
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    Suck on This Mini-Review “Dazed & Confused” by Die Antwoord

    5 Candy-Kernels of Info     1.  Jazz Monroe noted that Die Antwoord’s new track not only features God, but is also produced by GOD – mixtape to drop next Thursday, 19 May 2016 (Pitchfork). Back and forth duet lyrics drop a bomb in psychedelic proportions. Ninja’s smooth flow is uniquely accented by blunt hits, […] More

  • New Orleans Soul in ZigZag Moon with Alexis Marceaux
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    New Orleans Soul in ZigZag Moon with Alexis Marceaux

    “Tin Town (feat. Alexis Marceaux)” by ZigZag Moon from The Marigny Sessions: [bandcamp width=400 height=241 album=1836251668 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=f171a2 artwork=small]   1.  Track Review: Shrouded in jazz and funky with blues, ZigZag Moon brings the hot musical soul of New Orleans in “Tin Town (feat. Alexis Marceaux).” Marceaux’s clear, beautiful vocals linger through seedy underworld […] More

  • BoyBoy Mystery Continues with Two Explosive Tracks
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    BoyBoy Mystery Continues with Two Explosive Tracks

    Seeking out BoyBoy… 1.  Information about Sam McCarthy – the boy behind BoyBoy – is sparse, so look closer at the music. HillyDilly said, “[‘Boy’] is surely an interesting one, and, as a combination of psychedelic and indie sounds, it’s quite hard to pinpoint exactly what genre it falls to. Regardless, we’re impressed by it, […] More

  • Northside Festival: 7 Soulful Indie-Folk Rock Sounds
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    Northside Festival: 7 Soulful Indie-Folk Rock Sounds

    7 Soulful Indie-Folk Rock Tracks Soothe the Spirit   1.  “Thirsty” by B.R. Mackie from In Folkedelic Country: B.R. Mackie details the difficulties of the struggle of life and the ease of quenching one’s thirst the old fashioned way – through a bottle. However, the heartfelt vocals note that giving in to the thirst for […] More

  • “Sane” by Fear of Men 2016 Tour Dates and Album Release
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    “Sane” by Fear of Men 2016 Tour Dates and Album Release

    “Sane” by Fear of Men from Fall Forever: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/262155836″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Track Review: Ethereal industrial mixes follow the haunting chill of empathetic vocals. She says, “I was willing to be weak for you, but you are unholy, you are not yourself…enough.” Carrying heavy thoughts is part of being “Sane,” Fear of […] More

  • Beverly’s New Album is Swelling – to Release Friday
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    Beverly’s New Album is Swelling – to Release Friday

    The Blue Swell by Beverly [bandcamp width=400 height=472 album=1255211967 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=f171a2 artwork=small] 1.  Track Review: “Victoria” by Beverly from The Blue Swell demonstrates the killer vocals and mad guitar skills of Drew Citron. Gabriela Tully Claymore quoted Citron on inspiration and assistance from Kip Berman for “Victoria” who said: “Scott Rosenthal (guitarist in Beverly) […] More

  • April 2016 Mixtracks
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    April 2016 Mixtracks

    Glancing Back at April…   Spring is coming to a close, <smiles-for-summer-time>. Looking back to last month, the skilled editors of Gorilla vs Bear compiled a mixtrack of April’s moments in music. In case you missed out, check the mixtrack to catch up. These wily editors do this on a monthly basis, so make sure […] More

  • NEEDTOBREATHE’s Massive American Tour with “Happiness” Track
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    NEEDTOBREATHE’s Massive American Tour with “Happiness” Track

    “Happiness” by NEEDTOBREATHE from HARDLOVE: 1.  Track Review: Opening with revival vibes, NEEDTOBREATHE acknowledges that the individual needs forgiveness for the actions one undergoes in efforts to attain happiness. He says, “I’ve got dreams…telling me I wasn’t made for the simple life.” Music and artistic efforts let NEEDTOBREATHE flex their creativity as they search […] More

  • Yumi Zouma to Release Debut Album
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    Yumi Zouma to Release Debut Album

    “Barricade (Matter of Fact)” by Yumi Zouma from Yoncalla: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/260706071″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] 1.  Track Review: Cascine released Yumi Zouma’s latest single. Breathy lyrics and synth-pop signify Yumi Zouma’s dreamlike sound. Michelle Geslani said, “Yumi Zouma’s latest track, a pillowy offering titled ‘Barricade (Matter of Fact)”, marked the beginning of their creative […] More

  • Kyle Craft’s Glam-Rock Carnival in Dolls of Highland
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    Kyle Craft’s Glam-Rock Carnival in Dolls of Highland

    “Eye of a Hurricane” by Kyle Craft from Dolls of Highland: [bandcamp width=400 height=120 album=3192975721 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=2ebd35 tracklist=false artwork=small track=2909689955] 1.  Track Review: “Eye of a Hurricane” offers much to consider – notably the distinct vocals and superb story-crafting abilities of the artist. Noting Kyle Craft’s heart-rending inspiration, Stuart Berman said, “Dolls of Highland […] More

  • Suuns Track Review/Tour Dates
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    Suuns Track Review/Tour Dates

    “Translate” by Suuns from Hold/Still: [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=3251650390 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=de270f tracklist=false artwork=small track=778538094] 1.  Track Review: Industrial sounds follow the leading guitar direction in an intense confrontation of chaotic depth. BandCamp compared the album to a “universe of high tension.” Thinking in terms of mass-proportion: “A universe of resistance and surrender to all […] More

  • Lush – After Twenty Year Absence – Album Review
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    Lush – After Twenty Year Absence – Album Review

    Blind Spot EP by Lush Album Review: Ethereal is the one word that best categorizes Lush’s brilliant musical workings. Recharging reality – after twenty years – Lush offers Blind Spot to their adoring fans. Many fans have been waiting two decades to experience the haunting and delicate persuasion of Lush. The wait is over! Lush […] More

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