Posts byKristy Linkous

We Are Wolves Give Punk Rock An Electronic Spin

Back in the early 2000’s, a group of three men released their debut album. 11 years after that release, we are yet again introduced to another album from this post-punk band called We Are Wolves. This latest album is called Wrong, and unlike the title, listening to it just feels so right. This trio seems to really
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Devil Makes Three Confront All Their Vices

American folk rock is absolutely one of the truest genres that there is. There’s no need for auto-tune or computerized sounds, just true heartfelt vocals and some ass kicking instrument numbers. The Devil Makes Three is a two man, one woman band that showcases folk rock in the simplest and truest way they can. This
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Preoccupations Bring an ’80s Sound with New Album

With the number of bands that favor very intricate and elongated song titles (I’m looking at you, Fall Out Boy,) it’s a really nice change to see simplicity in song names. Preoccupations simplifies things for us with their new self-titled album. This Canadian group has recently released Preoccupations, their nine track album which features songs like “Sense,”
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D’Opus and Roshambo Perfect the Beat in ‘Mayday’

D’Opus & Roshambo is a duo from Canberra, Australia that is comprised of exactly what makes a successful music group: dedication and a passion for the art of music. D’Opus works on the art of production, creating sounds through live instruments as well as synthesized beats. Roshambo masters storytelling through his deep lyrics and flowing
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Quick Piss Brings Surfer Sound With Debut Album

Looking at the name of the group I’m about to introduce, I knew I was in for something interesting. Quick Piss, yes I said it, is a band from Des Moines, Iowa that just released their debut cassette (yes, cassette) on September 2. The title of this debut album? Rock ‘N’ Roll Impotence. Another interesting name to
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Alko. Helps you Unwind With ‘Out of Sight’

I’m going to start off by saying that Alko. has definitely got one of the absolute best album covers that I’ve seen as of yet. Besides the fact that it’s extremely eye-catching, the colors seem to complement each other quite well. Of course, we’re not here to review the album cover, we’re here to talk about the
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Fingermouse & Rubberneck Blend Styles With Samsquantch

All throughout history, we have seen dynamic duos. Bonnie & Clyde, Batman & Robin, Tom & Jerry (eh, kinda). Now we have Fingermouse & Rubberneck. This pair consists of vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tom Few and bassist/harmonica player/vocalist Simon Murfitt. This Cambridge-based duo has a sound that is proclaimed as “seventies meets nineties” and also is described as a
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Alien Skin’s New Album Sends You on A Trip

They say first impressions are everything, so when I looked at the name Alien Skin, there was a very strong first impression there. This Australian keyboardist/singer-songwriter also goes by the name of George Pappas. His current moniker comes in succession to his long-time involvement in the Australian band Real Life, who had a huge hit “Send
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Sessy Brings the Feels Out with ‘April 15th’

One thing that really draws someone in is a sense of mystery. Plenty of movies have played this through very well, and that never fails to pull in the audiences attention. Same can be said for a music artist. Sessy would be described as one of those artists. Visiting Sessy’s website will not bring you much information
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Danny Denial Brings the Angst in ‘$ell Me Out’

Putting out your first full-length album is stressful for anyone trying to make it in the music business, especially for someone who has on their BandCamp page that they “sound like everyone else.” With that short, cryptic introduction, I introduce you to Danny Denial. This California native is pursuing his dream in the not-so-sunshine state of
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Sam and the Black Seas play “The Game” just right

Sam and the Black Seas have released a new single called “The Game,” and I must say that there’s something indescribably interesting about it that catches and holds onto your attention. The trio, which started performing in Milano, Italy back in 2012, consists of singer-songwriter Samuele and cello player Mattia, and, more recently, guitarist Andrea.
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EsQuille Gets You ‘Dancing on the Sun’

Now, I might be a little biased when I say this, but I personally think that most of the best dance music in the scene comes from countries outside of America. It just seems like they have a really good grasp on what’s popular in the dance scene. With that being said, EsQuille is a DJ/songwriter/producer/remixer/sound and mastering engineer
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