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.
Category Archives: New in 2018
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.
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.”
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.
It’s Christmas Eve, and all the good boys and girls are patiently waiting for Santa to arrive on his sleigh with everything their hearts desire.
Unless they’re in Philadelphia. In that case, they may have a different type of visitor.
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.
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.
Alyssa Dodge is a teenage singer-songwriter from Gilbertsville, PA. Her brand new debut EP, “Temporary Nothing,” is available now on all digital platforms. Let’s give her a listen together.
Last month, we had the honor and privilege of premiering Chelsea Lyn Meyer’s new single, “Lying to Myself,” a bright pop punk anthem about working through heartache.