Abigail Grush – The Phantom Beat – CD

Abigail Grush – The Phantom Beat – CD

Abigail Grush – The Phantom Beat – CD (Barsuk Records) Abigail Grush sounds like 20’s flapper music with an acoustic guitar thrown into the mix. Abigail is at her best when the music flows like a carnival during the instrumental pieces. The French horn,...
Dwarves – Come Clean – CD

Dwarves – Come Clean – CD

Dwarves – Come Clean – CD (Epitaph Records) How’s it Done is a very Ramones-ish tune that is a catchy lead-off to this release. After the initial track the Dwarves burst into their standard punk rock style. Over You is a more industrial influenced...
EYE – Politics – CD

EYE – Politics – CD

EYE – Politics – CD (A Blatant Propaganda Production) EYE is an industrial dance band with a message. They hail from Australia and they are all about sending a political message in the format of a song. Yes, they have a cause. They are no rebels without a...
Pinehurst Kids – Viewmaster – CD

Pinehurst Kids – Viewmaster – CD

Pinehurst Kids – Viewmaster – CD (4 Alarm Records) “Viewmaster” is my favorite release of the batch. The songs are crisp and poignant. They are full of energy and the rhythm of the music is reminiscent of a simpler time in our lives when all we...
Forge – Trials – CD

Forge – Trials – CD

Forge – Trials – CD (Static Records) I had to force myself to listen to this slick corporate rock band. I kept looking at the clock to see what time it was to see if I was close to the end, but time seemed to be ticking backwards. Forge is pretentiously...