The Espresso – a quick review of In Earnest’s debut single “Put Me Under”

One thing that I've really enjoyed about operating Burnt Coffee HQ is the amount of stellar debuts we've seen come across the desks of our caffeinated enterprise. If it weren't for this site, I may have missed out on several great new bands. The latest comes in the form of a debut single from In … Continue reading The Espresso – a quick review of In Earnest’s debut single “Put Me Under”

Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud Review

Katie Crutchfield, a.k.a Waxahatchee, brings us a serious Album of the Year contender with her latest project, Saint Cloud.  In her most stripped-down work to date, Crutchfield takes influences from folk, country, and Americana to create a refreshing expansion to her sound. The lyrics throughout Saint Cloud offer vivid imagery of open fields, big sky, … Continue reading Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud Review

The Espresso: a quick review of The Keystones’ new single “WLVS”

Despite the name, The Keystones are not from Pennsylvania, rather, they're a garage rock band from Waukesha, Wisconsin. They're preparing for a Spring EP list, and have a new single "WLVS" coming out February 24th.The song's main riff is killer. You could almost mistake it for a Rage Against the Machine riff, but it's used … Continue reading The Espresso: a quick review of The Keystones’ new single “WLVS”

Astrid S – Trust Issues Review

Astrid S first caught attention with her hit single “Breathe” in 2017; a catchy pop song that borders on the EDM spectrum of music.  With “Breathe”, Astrid S offered top-shelf production, great vocals that hardly seem overly manufactured in production / auto-tuned if at all, and lyric writing at a higher level than the typical … Continue reading Astrid S – Trust Issues Review

Iron & Wine/Calexico – Years to Burn Review

In Years to Burn, Iron & Wine and Calexico team up for their second collaboration since 2005.  With 14 years between projects, expectations were bound to be fairly high from fans of both artists.  Years to Burn adequately meets those expectations and provides something that is familiar from the artists’ styles, but is advanced upon … Continue reading Iron & Wine/Calexico – Years to Burn Review