Apex – Limitless

Release Date: July 1st 2018 Rating: 8.6/10 Debut releases often present themselves as a daunting prospect for the average band; members often haven’t quite had the time to build chemistry between them and they are often inclined to dabble in a few different styles before settling on a channeled sonic identity. Apex’s debut effort ‘Limitless’…

Flamingo Pluto – None Yet

Release Date: July 1st, 2018 Rating: 6.8/10 The modern day rock scene can often seem all-too-obsessed with the studio environment; bedroom producers reign atop the unsigned music scene, guitarists keep their lead work conservative and mixing engineers frequently operate in an entirely-digital format. Massachusetts-based five piece Flamingo Pluto operate from a different perspective, choosing to focus…

Kevin Conroy – Let It Heal

      Release Date: June 29th 2018 Rating: 6.6/10 Nostalgia is a real bag of mixed emotions; it can make us feel enthused, confident, wise, isolated or sad. It often hits us at unexpected moments and frequently changes over time; certain nostalgic aspects also seem to have odd ways of connecting together throughout our…

Artists of the Week #2

  1. From Clay From Clay are an energetic alt-rock band based in Missouri. After initially forming as a power trio in 2017, the band prepared for an official release by recruiting bassist Nick Vogel and re-allocating former-bassist Austin Carlin to lead guitar in March 2018. The resulting product ‘As Long As You’re Happy’ was…

Nalamora – Heart​-​Shaped Raw Kin Role

    Release Date: June 29th 2018 Label: Unsigned Rating: 9.2/10       Two of the most coveted traits for any band are identity and relatability. Many musicians attend photoshoots which involve dressing in black and standing against a brick wall before going home to try and write the perfect break-up song. Berkley-based five…

T-Bohm – American Gothic

    Release Date: June 28th 2018 Label: Unsigned Rating: 6.8/10       When thinking of the electronic, disco or psychedelic genres, it’s all-too-easy to envision a set of hook-laden three minute throwaways concerning the party lifestyle, often embellished with obscenely glossy production. Many artists operating within the genres place huge emphasis on collaboration,…

Exit Mice – Exit Mice EP

      Release Date: June 29th 2018 Label: Unsigned Rating: 8.2/10         Everyone has a decade they’ve lived through which they absolutely loved; a decade which offered both cultural and technological infrastructure that perfectly suited their own personality and lifestyle. Many people become so attached to a certain decade that they…

Cosmic Lovers – Cosmic Lovers EP

  Release Date: June 27th 2018 Label: Unsigned Rating: 7/10       Many committed musicians will often speak of a defining moment early on in their career; one that affirmed their calling to the music business and sparked a fire fueled by drive and creativity. In many cases, this moment comes with the understanding…

M.Lowe – Ataraxia

  Release Date: May 24th 2018 Label: Unsigned Rating: 7.4/10       Well-produced pop, hop hop and R&B-influenced albums undoubtedly conjure up images of an artist recording in an unspeakably expensive studio with the aid of a large PR team and all-you-can-drink champagne. As a result, it’s hard to imagine one could produce such a…

Avi Simmons – Hey Why

    Release Date: June 15th 2018 Label: Unsigned Rating: 7.1/10         With Canterbury being known for its rich history of medieval and folk music, local singer/songwriter Avi Simmons proudly bucks the trend whilst adding her own modern twist to the folk genre. Placing strong emphasis on intimacy and emotionally charged storytelling…