Video: The Menzingers – Where Your Heartache Exists
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Video: The Menzingers – Where Your Heartache Exists

Yet another Philadelphia area band receiving critical acclaim in 2014 was The Menzingers. Still supporting their latest release, the band has issued a video for “Where Your Heartache Exists,” the song occupying the cleanup spot on their latest release, Rented World. The Menzingers kick off a tour with Taking Back Sunday starting 18 February. Dates … Continue reading

Video: Parker McCollum – Meet You in the Middle
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Video: Parker McCollum – Meet You in the Middle

Toeing the country-punk line of Cory Branan and early Lucero, Austin, Texas singer/songwriter Parker McCollum will release his debut LP, The Limestone Kid, on 24 February. “Meet You in the Middle,” the album’s burnished first single, is rife with choices, regrets and resigned acceptance. Watch the video for “Meet You in the Middle” below and … Continue reading

Video: Liz and the Lofty Things – Your Waltz
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Video: Liz and the Lofty Things – Your Waltz

Stirrings of spring are roused on “Your Waltz,” the first single from English folk quartet Liz and the Lofty Things. Giddy plunks pierce singer Liz Williams’ ambling vocals, threatening to expose her budding jubilation. To be included on the group’s debut album, Confessions of the Seasons (out Spring 2015), “Your Waltz” will be released on … Continue reading

Video: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Blindlessness
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Video: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Blindlessness

For my money, the best Bonnie “Prince” Billy songs are those that don’t seem labored over. Given Oldham’s output, this point could be debated, but the stark, organic nature of his latest, “Blindlessness,” sounds off the cuff despite the well-timed dog bark. An outtake from his latest release, Singer’s Grave a Sea of Tongues — itself largely … Continue reading

Review: Andrew Bryant – This is the Life
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Review: Andrew Bryant – This is the Life

Life’s itch strikes us all, urging the release of our interior monologues. Be it impulsiveness or an unconscious drive, those who heed the call by singing out from distant corners, attempting to answer their own questions, are the ones for me. Battling such cognitive drama, Water Liars drummer Andrew Bryant lays his mental strands bare … Continue reading