Category Archives: New in 2018

Oceans Over Airplanes Adds ‘Colour’ to the Palette and more

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.

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Hard Work, Honest Songwriting, and Opportunity: A Conversation with Katie Cole

Katie Cole has built an impressive career since coming to the United States from her native Australia; one which has taken her to iconic venues, legendary studios, and has connected her with her heroes. As a songwriter and touring musician, her success story is built on the tenets of hard work, a reverence for music, and a common reassurance whenever opportunities arise.

“You’ll work it out,” Cole recalls telling herself. “Say yes to the opportunity. Say yes to the right people, and you’ll work it out.”

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Ralph’s Reviews: ‘The Curse of the Scruft’ is Unleashed

After releasing their debut EP “Brain Potion” in March, Kutztown, PA’s Scruft got right back to work and their latest effort drops today. “The Curse of the Scruft” is a unique blend of punk and psychedelic rock, and is a nice follow-up to their earlier release.

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The Stash Concludes Prolific 2018 with New Single, ‘Don’t Wait’

Beacon, NY future pop five-piece The Stash enjoyed a busy back half of 2018. The band re-defined its sound, releasing a series of singles to let new and old listeners alike into their slick-sounding world.

On Friday, they kicked off winter by leaving a lasting impression as 2018 came to a close.

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Ralph’s Reviews: The Ever-Prolific Flagship Romance

Flagship Romance is an alternative folk duo currently based in Truth-or-Consequences, New Mexico. Originally from Jacksonville, FL, this husband and wife team has been making beautiful music together for quite some time, releasing their debut EP, “The Fudge Sessions,” in 2013. Since, they have since released another EP and two full-length albums. Their latest, “Tales from the Self-Help Section,” was released in August of 2017.

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