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Monthly Archives: June 2015

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: POMPLAMOOSE: BESIDES

If you’re one of the cool kids, chances are you’re already a fan of Pomplamoose and their deliciously quirky indie pop. For those of you not in the know, Pomplamoose is a duo consisting of real life couple Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, who hail from California. Their name is the phonetic spelling...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: ARGONAUT: TRY

Review by Barnaby William Thornton Alt. rockers Argonaut tried to better their brilliant debut. And they succeeded! TV’s intro channels the theme tune to ‘News at Ten’ via The Twilight Zone – an ethereal and ominous appointment for you to tune in and f***ing listen – before the synths quickly switch to a...
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NEWS: TWIN SHADOW ANNOUNCES NIGHT RALLY TOUR

PRESS RELEASE June 26th, 2015 – Burbank, CA – Twin Shadow, aka George Lewis Jr., has announced new tour dates for the Night Rally Tour. This past April, the band was forced to go on hiatus after being involved in a bus accident. The tour will kick off on August 21st in Portland,...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: The Mynabirds – “Wildfire”


"Wildfire" is the second single from Laura Burhenn, aka The Mynabirds, upcoming third album Lovers Know and it's an infectious little ditty if ever there was one. Often, The Mynabirds music features politically-themed, or otherwise serious, subject matter. But this passionate, uptempo love song shows Burhenn's...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: BRIAN WILSON: NO PIER PRESSURE

It seems like just yesterday my parents and I were at The Beach Boys’ 50th Anniversary Concert and I was listening to the group’s excellent comeback album, That’s Why God Made The Radio. But that was 2012 — time seems to fly even faster than they say it does. But now Brian Wilson...
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