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Post-vacay tunes for your enjoyment [single reviews]

Judah and the Lion - "Going to Mars": If ever it were possible for a folky band to sound spacey, Judah and the Lion have mastered it. You probably already know about the genre fusion this Nashville group has become so adept at pulling, but the release of "Going to Mars" proves why they deserve a slot on ...

Is this the new normal? Chainsmokers/Coldplay reaction

Photo: Coldplay Facebook pic of the groups embracing after their performance at the BRIT awards One can almost hear the collective sigh eminating from music publications (and hipsters) around the world in response to two bands at the top of the industry releasing a single that might have been ...

RELEVANT DISCOVERIES [BANDS YOU MIGHT HAVE HEARD OF BUT ACTUALLY SHOULD BE LISTENING TO]

Words: Ray Cobra/Picture: Michael Herrick Souvenirs - This alt-rock band from California has been around since 2011. They even have played Columbus a few times since I have been here, one of those include Fashion Meets Music Festival. It took me until a few months ago when they were announced as ...

The Modern Savage – Unwilling Participants

The Modern Savage is a band that is very new to me, that I decided to write about on a whim. They bring to the table a brand of power pop in line with many music bloggers have been raving about for the past few years. What sets The Modern Savage apart from the crowd is the vocal style, in my opinion. ...

RADKEY – DELICIOUS ROCK NOISE

As a music fan and a writer, I suppose there are a few terms/word/phrases I’m not a fan of. At the moment the big one is “Sleep on”. I will admit I have used it a few times but it is starting to get out of hand. I cannot count how many times a week I hear this term, be it on social media or at a ...

the wldlfe – ILY

Indie pop collective the wldlfe burst onto the Indiana scene just under a year ago, with their debut EP New, which soon after its March release found itself on NoiseTrade’s “New and Notable” list. Since then, the Indy-based quartet has released a standalone single that was among my favorites from ...

Coming to Terms: a special journey for The Grove

Words by Corey Mouch There’s something about The Grove that just can’t be captured on a record—and believe me, that’s a great thing. Fans of RHCP will feel right at home when pressing play for their first listen through the band’s Coming to Terms EP, which was released January 27th. An ...