Interview | FFS 5 Q&A with Mad Crush

You could say Mad Crush know a thing or two about music. Only years of experience can explain the wry wit and complimentary musicianship of the songs on the band’s forthcoming, self-titled debut album. One part June Carter sassing Johnny…

Single | Starla Starshine – Red Lagoon

Starla Starshine’s latest tune is pervaded by authenticity in a sense rarely observed, even in musical form. While, yes indeed, the indie rocker and psychedelic folkster’s transformation into both the Starshine moniker and the artistic expression to come with it…

Premiere | You Tell Me – Invisible Ink

It began at a Kate Bush concert. Field Music’s Peter Brewis met solo artist and Admiral Fallow member Sarah Hayes, and everything clicked. “I’d been an admirer of Field Music for a good while before meeting Peter at the gig,…

Album | Stephen’s Shore – September Love

In contemporary music, there’s a simple geographical rule if you’re looking for good tunes in general, in their various declinations (from indie-pop to new-wave and “folk” music): start from the latest Swedish releases. That’s what the guys at Meritorio Records,…

Single | Matt Massey – Built

They say to never judge a book by its cover, but the front piece artwork for Matt Massey’s new single, ‘Built’, conveys a message in and of itself. The tune itself is a blistering, driven development in indie rock with…

Album | Matt Kjeldsen – Last Days

Like the lizard printed on his t-shirt, Matt Kjeldsen’s Last Days represents a psychedelic, peaceful movement. One might go on to determine that they both might also stand for bringing a little more artistic flourish into the worlds of those who…

Album | Annie Oakley – Words We Mean

Twin sisters Sophia and Grace Babb have played music together for years. They especially needed an outlet for their emotions after their father’s suicide. Within a year’s time their friend and violinist, Nia Personette, who had also lost her father,…