Sounds like: Michael Nau, Kevin Morby, Kurt Vile Song: Jackson Boone - Mystic Winds What's so good? Jackson Boone's "Mystic Winds" is an easy listening folk rock lullaby. The sultry vocals wrap around the pedal steel guitar as the percussion shuffles its way through. Show More Summary
mothertongue?.?m3u, the "when dictation sings" poetic, ambient-beat, post-nightcore release by Rachika S (production, guitar, mixing) and Biki Zoom (words), has been out for a brilliant minute, and it's been playing on repeat for me most of today. Show More Summary
mothertongue?.?m3u, the “when dictation sings” poetic, ambient-beat, post-nightcore release by Rachika S (production, guitar, mixing) and Biki Zoom (words) has been out for a brilliant minute, and it’s been playing on repeat for me most of today. Show More Summary
While our ears are tickled with the tones of musician Juha Järvinen’s (aka the Acoustician) solo from Pink Floyd’s classic, our eyeballs are enthralled with the gorgeous Ibanez acoustic guitar he’s playing. Be sure to check out his YouTube channel for more eye and ear candy.
Self-Release/Independent 2017 The Netherlands' White Boy Wasted play a hard & heavy version of speedrock. Members include Sid van Kastel (bass & vocals), Alex Kooy (guitar & vocals ), and Ian van Kastel (drums). Released on the 17thShow More Summary
"Alex's Room" is the latest from Cotillon's upcoming sophomore album The Afternoons. It begins with muffled conversation and a crusty, distorted guitar riff. Jordan Corso chimes in, "Everything is distracting me from doing what I love." He reflects on the nostalgia of talking to your mom when life is shit and going down the drain.
With his curly mass of hair and a laid-back attitude, Sammy Gonzalez entrances audiences through the sounds of his guitar strings, flying faster than heart palpitations. The emotion, the harmonic minors, and the undulating pace — it's all part of Gonzalez's style.
Backed by the cheery fiddle and guitar of Tom Moss’s “Gypsy Night Dance,” the bespectacled white-haired gentleman in a blue blazer, striped bow tie, and pocket square is holding forth on the language issue of the day. “I’m sometimes asked,” he tells the camera, speaking patiently but gesturing intensely, “‘Is “data” singular or plural?’ The […]
Sallie Ford Soul Sick Vanguard Courtesy of Vanguard The ingredients of Sallie Ford's stunning fourth album are easy to identify: '50s teen ballads, '60s reverb-heavy surf guitar, and plenty of timeless garage rock, among other familiar sounds. Show More Summary
Eddie Van Halen has been back in the spotlight, but, this time, the headlines don’t concern Eddie’s feuds with other Van Halen members or news of a reunion of the band’s original line-up. Instead, the Van Halen founder has been garnering the best kind of attention through his charity work. Show More Summary
Husband-and-wife indie-pop duo Tennis are returning next month with new album Yours Conditionally. We've already heard early tracks "Ladies Don't Play Guitar," "In The Morning I'll Be Better," and "Modern Woman," and now they're confronting sexism with the tongue-in-cheek "My Emotions Are Blinding." "I get hysterical, oh oh/ It's empirical, oh yeah," Alaina Moore sings.
Learning to make music should be fun. It should also be easy. Traditional instruments like guitar and piano can be tough for youngsters, but composing and performing on the Musicon is as simple as pushing a button. Well, maybe more than one. Show More Summary
Chances are pretty good that if you've traveled with a six-string companion in the last 25 years that had an odd in-body tuning system and a short scale headless neck, that guitar was a Traveler. After dipping into Les Paul-like body...Show More Summary
“It’s the perfect blend of bands like SG Lewis and Disclosure, and rock bands like Doves or The Growlers. For me that Detroit sounding heavy bass and guitar blends really well with garage house. Crazy I know…The song is about being desperate and obsessed with someone you will never get and who you know is […]
Sounds like: Kaki King, Daniel Johnston, Neutral Milk Hotel What's so good? "NO COMPED VOCALS NO PITCH CORRECTION NO GUITARS" Those are the stipulations for The Mountain Goats' new album, Goths, coming out on May 19 and announced just a few days ago on February 22. Show More Summary
There are no Nirvana songs in As You Are. It makes sense: More than a few seconds of the iconic, underwater guitar warble from the radio smash in question would probably cost more than the entire budget of this tiny American indie. Still,...Show More Summary
Grandaddy's comeback album, Last Place, is out next week and finds Jason Lytle and crew picking up right where they left off over a decade ago. The band's easygoing style, fuzzy guitars, arpeggiating synths and Lytle's world weary vocals, is ageless and Lytle's lyrical themes of alienation... Continue reading…
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