Easy Tide: Carpet Grave

Garage rockers Easy Tide have been making a racket for a while now. In 2016, they released their first album, Ennui and followed it up with 2017’s Cigarettes. Going by their latest release, they’ve no intention of turning down the volume. “Carpet Grave” has just dropped along with B-Side “Don’t Be Afraid“. Lyrically, both of these songs were intentionally written to encourage individual interpretation, as … Continue reading Easy Tide: Carpet Grave

Ciarán Moran: Falling Down

Ciarán Moran is a singer-songwriter we’ve written about a few times on reclessreviews before. The Dublin native is forging a reputation for honest lyricism, with praise coming from the legends such as Christy Moore and Aslan, the latter a group he has frequently toured with. Today he’s back with his latest single, “Falling Down”. “Falling Down” is a story of the loss of a role … Continue reading Ciarán Moran: Falling Down

Junk Drawer: Temporary Day

Northern Ireland Music Award winners Junk Drawer have released their new single, “Temporary Day”. A song which discusses co-lyricist Jake Lennox’s struggles with sexual identity and eating disorders, it’s set against a motorik beat with overlaying psychedelic and post-punk sounds. A means of catharsis no doubt, Jake described the song as: “Temporary Day’ is about having a temporary day of relief from all the horrible … Continue reading Junk Drawer: Temporary Day

Zeros & Ones: 15 to 1

Maybe it’s the nostalgia this one strikes up in me, or maybe I simply ate something dodgy for breakfast. Either way, this new Zeros & Ones single has me twitching. It’s been a few years since the Galway natives released new music. Thankfully, they’re back today with an alt-rock gem, “15 to 1” ft. Tiny Murder. While this is a song about relationships, the sound … Continue reading Zeros & Ones: 15 to 1

Movie Club: Moonbow

Movie Club is an instrumental psychedelic rock duo from Venice Beach. Well, I guess they’re garage/surf/funk too – they just can’t help themselves. Which is also true of “Moonbow“, the first single to be released from their upcoming EP “Man o’ War” which is out this March. In this new single, psychedelic riffs meet heavy jams to create a fluctuating sound. This is reinforced by … Continue reading Movie Club: Moonbow

Anamoe Drive: Goodbye & Goodluck

This week’s Track of the Week comes courtesy of one of Ireland’s newest acts. Or, at least that’s until you dig a little deeper into who Anamoe Drive really is and learn…you know what, I’ll let you do your own digging. Their debut single “Goodbye & Goodluck” dropped recently and I can’t stop listening. So be careful, once you press play below, or on Spotify, … Continue reading Anamoe Drive: Goodbye & Goodluck