Small City Calling :: Hold Me Closer

Michael Weybret recut his short film “An Early Autumn’s Hope” into a music video for the song that helped inspire the story. Just so happens to be “Hold Me Closer” by Froglix favourite Small City Calling. Check out the video below. – DMitch

Australia Week :: goodbyemotel

So far Australia Week has taken us to Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. And today our tour of Australia takes us to Melbourne. We’ve covered goodbyemotel a couple of times on here already. And they continue to impress. Check out the video for “Graham Calender”. This was the first single released off their latest EP released… Continue reading Australia Week :: goodbyemotel

Australia Week :: Circle

One of my favourite new bands from anywhere right now happens to come from Sydney. So of course I was going to try and include Circle (check out my original review if you are so inclined) in Australia Week if I could. And they make it so easy. It seems they are releasing a “studio… Continue reading Australia Week :: Circle

Australia Week :: Black Knight and Highway Blonde

On the first day of Australia Week we are looking back to two bands that made their appearances in our inaugural year of 2009. And unfortunately, we haven’t heard anything from either of these guys since. Black Knight and Highway Blonde (formerly Smart Artists) are both solidly in the rock genre. Highway Blonde is a… Continue reading Australia Week :: Black Knight and Highway Blonde

The Lovegoods

artist: The Lovegoods album: The Lovegoods EP genre: folk/indie pop label: 825 Records The Lovegoods :: North TideThe Lovegoods :: Snowing In My Veins Let me first tell you a little something about this outfit called 825 Records. I don’t know a ton, so if anything is wrong please correct me. 825 Records is owned… Continue reading The Lovegoods

Pop-Punk :: Oxymoron or Out Like Pluto?

artist: Out Like Pluto | album: Take Cover | genre: pop-punk, alt-rock | label: The James Polk Shuffle Music The very first line from the bio on their own web sites goes, “Out Like Pluto is not here to revolutionize music, but they do want to make you dance.” And to that I say, “Thank… Continue reading Pop-Punk :: Oxymoron or Out Like Pluto?

Summer Ending Soul

artist: Attack Ships on Fire | album: Vegas Soul | genre: rock, punk | label: SquidHat Records Attack Ships On Fire :: Vegas Soul Labour Day is fast approaching likewise, coincidentally, the end of Summer 2012.  If they haven’t already done so, young chitlins, angst ridden teens and future college drop outs all around the… Continue reading Summer Ending Soul

…follow the beat…follow the drum…follow the sound

artist: Circlealbum: The Middlegenre: alternative label: Monday Records Fashion Me A Drum (Clip)Half Race Girls (Clip)Brothers (Clip)   I usually like to compare a band to other, often better known, bands. Doing so for Circle doesn’t seem fair though. Perhaps you will catch a glimpse of something like Death Cab For Cutie in a track… Continue reading …follow the beat…follow the drum…follow the sound

Wheel Workers on Vinyl

What are you doing this Friday? If you happen to find yourself in Houston, TX then I highly recommend you check out The Wheel Workers Vinyl Release Party. The release features two(2) re-imagined and re-mixed tracks off their Unite album. (By the way, you can read my original review of the album if you want.)… Continue reading Wheel Workers on Vinyl