Ryan Auffenberg – Marigolds

Ryan Auffenberg’s website describes his sound as “Joy Division plays the Eagles.” A more appropriate description would be “Glen Frey plays the Eagles.” Auffenberg’s first album on Evangeline Records, Marigolds, is just as earnest and overwrought as many Eagles songs, without any attempt at rock.

The Bug – London Zoo

The Bug’s debut album London Zoo is very much influenced by the dancehall music scene. This is especially expressed on the opening cut “Angry,” which features veteran reggae artist Tippa Irie. With driving percussion and sweaty synths, this song was made to move the body. However, the mind is moved as well, as Tippa follows […]

Deadbubbles – Frienemies

Loud, unabashed, unforgiving, relentless, rock-n-roll music; Deadbubbles are contributing to a style of music made famous by late 70’s early 80’s punk-rock. The production quality may also remind you of this era. Chalk-full of “sex, drugs, rock-n-roll” attitude, Frienemies is reminiscent of such acts as The Misfits, Dead Kennedy’s, Iggy Pop, and The International Noise […]