New Folk/Pop Album – Leaving on the Light – Jonny Carroll

Vulnerability can be beautiful and sexy. Done right, it bridges a gap and connects us emotionally so that we feel less alone with our feelings. Jonny Carroll gives us this gift with his new album, Leaving on the Light, released on June 17. He is a singer-songwriter blending elements of modern folk, pop, and maybe Read More …

Beautiful Debut Album! ‘Volition’ by Phoria

Phoria has released Volition, their stunningly beautiful debut album. Trewin Howard’s vocals feel like he’s calling to us from somewhere in the ether, and the sound is floating toward us on a tantalizing vaporous cloud of music.   Melatonin Red Everything Beta Mass By the Salt Loss Evolve Undone Emanate Saving Us a Riot Yourself Still Read More …

Album Spotlight: ‘Beautiful Lies’ by Birdy

Birdy’s album Beautiful Lies was released this past March. Have you heard it? I listen to this one frequently, and it occurred to me that I’d yet to share it here. I’m thinking maybe one or two people on the planet haven’t caught it yet, so here it is:   Growing Pains Shadow Keeping Your Head Read More …

Album Review: ‘An Epic Battle Between Light and Dark’ by American Babies

I have a new obsession: American Babies. They are one of the coolest, most original bands I’ve come across. I’ve been listening to their new album – An Epic Battle Between Light and Dark – on repeat. Genre parameters mean nothing to them. Their music is interesting, textured, layers of sound that bounce from folk Read More …

Exceptional New Album! ‘Afternoons With Miss Jones’ by Zach Caruso

Zach Caruso is releasing a new EP on May 31. It’s called Afternoons With Miss Jones, and you should just go buy it now. Really. If you prefer to hang around while I prove my reasoning, then be prepared to crank the volume. Here’s a look at the album: The House Jack Built Afternoons With Read More …

Addictive New Album! ‘The Greatest Thing You’ll Ever Learn’ by The Roosevelts

The Roosevelts’ new album – The Greatest Thing You’ll Ever Learn – is so damn much fun to listen to!  I know that’s not much of a review, but that’s the first thought that comes to mind. Their music is infectious in all the right ways. Genre does not define the music these guys make. Read More …