SPITFISH – Penny Dreadful

January 30, 2019 Jordan Hodgins 0

7.5/10 Originating from the Polish city of Gdansk, conceptual rock three-piece SPITFISH formed in 2016 as the solo brainchild of vocalist and bassist Boris Karloff. Released in October 2018, their latest album Penny Dreadful blends […]

Loud Library - A Letter Home

Loud Library – A Letter Home

January 25, 2019 Jordan Hodgins 0

3/10 If you are into light, key-driven pop, the A Letter Home EP by Loud Library might just be for you. Unfortunately, however, it’s not for me. Coming out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Loud Library formed in […]

Monster Truck - True Rocker

Monster Truck – True Rockers

November 2, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

7.5/10 I was first introduced to Monster Truck back in 2011 when they opened for the Sheepdogs at the Alehouse in Kingston. At the time, I knew nothing about them (it would have been around the […]

Witch Mountain - Witch Mountain

Witch Mountain – Witch Mountain

November 1, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

8/10 Portland’s doom pioneers Witch Mountain, were formed by core duo Rob Wrong (guitar), and Nathan Carson (percussion) in 1997. Joined by current bassist Justin Brown in 2015, and Kayla Dixon who replaced beloved vocalist Uta […]

The Inner Party - Darker

The Inner Party – Darker

October 2, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

8.5/10 The Inner Party – a five-piece, from Fayetteville, Arkansas – are often described as space punk, but don’t tend to sit still within one particular sound or style, making them quite engaging. Officially established […]

Cuecliche - Look at the Pictures

Cuecliché – Look at the Pictures

September 18, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

6/10 Cuecliché, a three-piece skate pop-punk band based in the UK, has recently released their second, self-recorded EP titled Look at the Pictures. Following up their 2017 debut release One Last Chance, Look at the […]

To The Trees - To The Trees

To The Trees – To The Trees

August 29, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

7/10 To The Trees is a four-piece synth-rock band from Kitchener-Waterloo that was formed in 2015 by Katelyn Bearinger (vocals/synth), Mike Johnson (guitar), Trevor Martin (keys/vocals), and Jake Bursey (drums/percussion). They describe their music as […]

Mad Caddies - Punk Rocksteady

Mad Caddies – Punk Rocksteady

August 7, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

8/10 Since their formation in California back in 1995, the Mad Caddies have been blending their influences from reggae, dub, ska, dancehall, two-tone, and punk (among others.) Now, over 20 years later, they have released […]


Ostrich Bouquet – Perennial

August 1, 2018 Jordan Hodgins 0

9/10 Formed in Februrary of 2017 and based in Montreal, QC, the relatively recent progressive quartet Ostrich Bouquet have released a solid EP in Perennial. Combining everything from post-rock, to blues, and indie, their second release is both […]