CollectionDX Network

Category Archives: Indie

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: THE GOOD WIVES: EVERYTHING I KNOW

The Good Wives are a trio hailing from Seattle, Washington consisting of Jake Bruggman (vocals, acoustic guitar), Nicholas Alexander (Lead guitar, bass), and Shane Berg (rhythm guitar). The band started out as principal songwriter Jake’s solo project from 2005 through 2011 when Nicholas and Shane joined as full-time band members. Benjamin Lerner plays...
Read more

#albumoftheday LITTLE RACER: MODERN ACCENT

Little Racer is a band from Brooklyn, NY consisting of vocalist/guitarist Elliot Michaud, guitarist Wade Michael, bassist Ish Nazmi and drummer Dave Tedeschi. They formed and released their eponymous single, “Little Racer” in 2010 and somehow the single managed to cross the ocean to the BBC and London imprint Young and Lost Club,...
Read more

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: MISTERWIVES: REFLECTIONS

MisterWives must be feeling pretty happy with themselves, their new EP, Reflections, garnering them positive reviews in such publications as Billboard, Interview, Buzzworthy, NYLON and TeenVogue. Then again, the band seemed charmed long before the reviews came in. In February of 2013 the group — Mandy Lee (Vocals), Etienne Bowler (Drums), Will Hehir...
Read more

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: EMM GRYNER: TORRENTIAL

Occasionally, since starting Love is Pop a year and a half ago, I will go into a panic mode when my favorite artists are releasing new albums because, one, I feel compelled to review them and, two, I dread the idea of possibly having to give one of my favorites a bad review....
Read more

#albumoftheday LISSIE: CRYIN’ TO YOU

Lissie’s new covers EP was self-produced by Lissie and her band in their home of Ojai, CA. “We were approached to cover “Mother” by Danzig which led to a fun week in the studio that inspired us to lay down some other covers we had either been playing live already or had been...
Read more

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: EISLEY: CURRENTS

Eisley is an indie pop rock band from Tyler, Texas. The so-called family band consists of four siblings — Chauntelle, Sherri, Stacy, and Weston — and their cousin Garron. Here’s who does what: Stacy DuPree King – vocals, keyboard Sherri DuPree-Bemis – vocals, rhythm guitar Chauntelle DuPree D’Agostino – lead guitar, occasional vocals...
Read more

#albumoftheday REVIEW: DUM DUM GIRLS: TOO TRUE

Dum Dum Girls’ first release, a cassette called Blissed Out, was as lo-fi as you can possibly get. Or pretty close to it. To my ears, it sounded less like lo-fi and more like shit. (It was a bedroom recording, in their defense.) But my opinion of the group has gotten progressively better...
Read more

BUTCH WALKER TO RELEASE RECORD STORE DAY 10″

The great Butch Walker has announced that he’s releasing a Record Store Day 10″.  Here’s the word from his e-mail: “Hey hey hey! Record Store Day is upon us, and as a vinyl lover, I couldn’t be more excited about putting out A 10″ with two favorites from the last tour shows that...
Read more

#albumoftheday REVIEW: CHARLOTTE MARTIN: WATER BREAKS STONE

I discovered Charlotte Martin by chance in 2007. I was browsing the CDs at Newbury Comics — this was before I started buying vinyl 95% of the time — and I came across a used copy of Charlotte Martin’s Stromata. I was immediately intrigued because, well, she looked awfully pretty on the cover....
Read more

#songoftheday of MONTREAL: “JIGSAW PUZZLE”


of Montreal's “Jigsaw Puzzle” was recorded during the Lousy with Sylvianbriar sessions and will be available as a limited edition 7" on Record Store Day 2014. And, wow, we are quite impressed with it! It's just bursting with kinetic energy. One of their most upbeat...
Read more

Latest Content

Twitter