Dynamite Boy – Finders Keepers – CD

Dynamite Boy – Finders Keepers – CD

Dynamite Boy – Finders Keepers – CD (Fearless Records) From the first note on “Finder’s Keeper’s”, the music fills the room and it is inescapable to run from the power packed energy of Dynamite Boy. The songs are about love, broken hearts, and...
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...