Last year, 2018 Carolina Music Award nominee Smoke From All The Friction released their full-length album “Transience,” a nine-song compilation of moody electronic pop.Read more
Category Archives: New in 2018
If you’re in your 20s or 30s and grew up a wrestling fan (like me), you’ve probably heard of Ron Killings. You might know him by a different name — he’s wrestled for a number of years in WWE as two-time (and current) Untied States Champion R-Truth, for starters — but certainly, you’re probably quite familiar with the man and his work, and you have to admit: the dude can go in the ring.Read more
Just before 2018 drew to a close, the world was treated to “Leave Me the Way You Found Me,” the six-track, acoustic-alternative EP from Pennsylvania native Brandon Bors.Read more
Philadelphia-based musician C.J. Dunleavy — who is known in regional circles as a music advocate and curator of some pretty cool indie music playlists — also has a knack for songwriting.
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Nashville-based artist Micah Butler simply needed her potent, soulful alto and some guitar layering to deliver the goods on her new single, “Waves.”
Brooklyn, NY-based singer/songwriter Brian Dunne has a New Tattoo.
Actually, it’s a new single released Nov. 30 called “New Tattoo.”
Taylor Shae had a busy and productive year in 2018. With a full-length album and a couple of singles to her credit, this Longmont, Colorado teenager is making her presence felt throughout her home state and beyond.
When diving into Oceans Over Airplanes, I started out simply wanting to review their latest single, “Colour.” Released in late 2018, “Colour” showcases OOA’s brand of emo/alternative rock in a way that begs you to listen to more. Driven by an outstanding drummer in Joseph Bickham, this Northwest Indiana band delivers a great blend of powerful vocals from bassist Tony Pagorek and a very solid sound from guitarist Mike Anderson.
Philly-based band New Alone have released their new single, “Sixteen,” an emotional, progressive jam that straddles the line between psych and grunge.
Before we spring right ahead into 2019 and embrace the new, let’s take one more moment to listen to some of the tracks that defined our 2018.