Single Premiere: “Fuck The American Dream” by Strangers With Guns

The phrase "modern grunge" may stir unease, conjuring thoughts of yarbled radio rock choruses. But as I've stated in past reviews, it's always a pleasure when bands embrace the ethos of grunge rather than its marketability. With that, Dublin trio Strangers With Guns prove to be another of those great bands with their new single … Continue reading Single Premiere: “Fuck The American Dream” by Strangers With Guns

Egor Lappo – Trancevoicer Review

Overall, I’m floored by Trancevoicer. This album perfectly blends the grandiose eccentricities of prog with the concise and pointed songwriting of pop. If you love prog, you’re not gonna want to miss this album. If you hate prog, you’ll probably like this album even more! Trancevoicer is definitely a crowd pleaser, yet it still maintains the integrity, originality, and quality any music nerd seeks in a new album.

Glowbug – The Bumblebee King Review

The Bumblebee King is the seventh full length record from LA pop artist Glowbug. This solo project from Daniel Anderson first crossed my path with the scorching track “Live From Hell”, which blended hooky pop mentalities with nods to piercing blackened death metal in the vocals. The thing about this blend that really grabbed me … Continue reading Glowbug – The Bumblebee King Review

The Espresso: A Quick Review of in earnest’s New Singles “your dog” and “good boy”

Dogs - the furry friends so nice, ya gotta sing about them twice! That’s what Southend-on-Sea alt/indie trio in earnest have done anyways with their latest double single “your dog / good boy”. The tracks are dedicated to two separate dogs - Murphy and Doug respectively. "your dog" asks Murphy the questions all dog owners … Continue reading The Espresso: A Quick Review of in earnest’s New Singles “your dog” and “good boy”

Single Premiere: “To the Uninitiated” by aortaproject

Today for something completely different, we’re happy to be premiering “To the Uninitiated'', the latest single from aortaproject! Based in Texas, aortaproject was founded by producer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer Steven Sheffield. For this track, Sheffield brought in the stunning vocal stylings of Allanah Jackson (aka Imitara). “To the Uninitiated'' will be available for Bandcamp Friday … Continue reading Single Premiere: “To the Uninitiated” by aortaproject

Single Premiere: “The Mask of Kindness” by Egor Lappo

I'm gonna have to set up a Burnt Coffee Hall of Fame or something, because Egor Lappo is the first artist to appear on our site three times! After this premiere, he will have appeared on the site once for each year we've been active. This time is a little different, but I'll explain that … Continue reading Single Premiere: “The Mask of Kindness” by Egor Lappo