Ah yes. Sharon Van Etten is back on the airwaves, I’m going to see her live in 2 months and that rash I thought I had turned out to be just smeared jam. Ah, life is good again. Today’s album up for review is Van Etten’s latest record, Remind Me Tomorrow. For me, and many others whose reviews I’ve read, it’s the latest in what is … Continue reading Sharon Van Etten-Remind Me Tomorrow
Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig recently announced that the band will be releasing a new album titled FOTB. For all the Vampire Weekend fans out there, including myself, this is super exciting news! It will be their first release in six years, a fact Koenig addressed in his Instagram post announcing the album, “I know that 5-6 years is considered a long time between records. Personally, … Continue reading Fresh Blood from Vampire Weekend
Our first Track of the Week of the year (yes I know I missed a few weeks) is “Generator” by Turnstile. Taken from their second album Time & Space, “Generator” is a quick, hardcore punk rock single full of venom. Go on, press play below. Continue reading Turnstile-Generator
Just Mustard are an alternative/shoegaze five piece from Dundalk. Formed in 2016, they already have an album to their name: Wednesday. Wednesday was aptly released on a Wednesday in May and it somehow managed to pass me by, I guess I was going through my Ariana Grande phase… Throughout Wednesday, the vocals of lead singer Katie Ball, often assisted by David Noonan, put you in a … Continue reading Just Mustard-Wednesday
Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun. is the 10th studio album by The Smashing Pumpkins. Released about two months ago, it’s received mixed reviews from almost all of the major publishers. It’s also the first Pumpkins record in 18 years to feature both Chamberlain and Iha, making it a reunion of sorts! Despite the fact that … Continue reading The Return of The Smashing Pumpkins. Kinda.
Up-and-coming Irish post-punk rockers The Murder Capital have just released their first single titled “Feeling Fades”. They’ve been making noise here and in the UK over the last 12 months, even supporting Shame during their second Irish show of 2018 along with FONTAINES D.C. “Feeling Fades” sounds like a song by a band ready to take their chance. They sound confident, direct and most importantly full … Continue reading The Murder Capital-Feeling Fades