For Whipping Boy, two lines from their 1995 classic Heartworm resonate more than any others. Toward the end of “When We Were Young”, Fearghal McKee sings: “What might have been, When we were young.” 25 years on, those lyrics are sure to stir their share of emotions. Heartworm was going to be their big label breakout, their rise from critically acclaimed to universal adored, but … Continue reading Whipping Boy: Heartworm
A few weeks ago, Shady Nasty released their single “AA”, which I had on repeat and covered. Today they’ve released their latest EP Bad Posture, and I’m excited to tell you about it. If EPs are intended to lay down a marker, Shady Nasty makes a hell of a statement. Brooding, brash and bruising, Bad Posture only leaves you wanting more. Previously released “AA” maybe … Continue reading Shady Nasty: Bad Posture
Stephen McCloskey has a journeyman’s background, but he may have just found the road home. Having been part of several successful local bands in the past, including Watershed, The Dead Waits and The Hunky McCoy’s Blues Band, he’s going it alone and so far, it sounds like an excellent decision. Released in late November 2019, Whatever is Stephen’s debut EP. Having released two singles in … Continue reading Stephen McCloskey: Whatever EP
I’ve to hold my hands up here. I’m sorry music fans and reclessreviews followers, I’ve let you down. How I’ve failed to bring you any Krisdeberg in the past, I don’t know. They’ve slipped through my fingers, until today. Krisdeberg are a self-produced, self-recorded electronic quartet who are creating some of the catchiest dance tunes going. Their newest single, “We Have Become the Night” is … Continue reading Krisdeberg: We Have Become the Night
I hope you’re sitting for this one. Or at least holding onto something solid. Because I’d like to introduce you to Shady Nasty. Rising out of Sydney, Shady Nasty recently signed to Royal Mountain Records and Inertia Music and will release their new EP Bad Posture on February 21st. Ahead of its release, they’re dropping the first single from the EP, “AA“. Ripping open with speed, … Continue reading Shady Nasty release mind-bending new single “AA”
Introducing RabbitLung, the baby of New Jersey multi-instrumentalist Kevin Coneys. Currently “Creating constellations in the chaos”, their debut EP ...(Ellipsis)..., while being short, packs a variety of sounds into its eight and a half minutes. Thematically introspective, the EP explores breaking free and living a more authentic life. “Face to Face” is probably the most prominent of these, as the narrator takes a step back … Continue reading RabbitLung:...(Ellipsis)...
The wait is finally over. Dundalk’s David Keenan has released his long-awaited debut album A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery after a string of successful EPs, and reclessreviews couldn’t be happier. Keenan is well known for being a storyteller. However, the greatest story he’s written may very well be his own. Having moved to Liverpool in his teens to busk on its streets, to returning to … Continue reading David Keenan: A Beginner’s Guide to Bravery