Author: Jonathan Frahm

Album | The Rightly So – Self-Titled

Inspired by the constant stream of earworms developed by such artistic empaths as Brandi Carlile and the Lumineers, the Rightly So’s Gregory Zeis and Jess Chizuk are the latest folk duo to hit the streets. Not all of them land,…

Album | Eric George – Not About Nightingales

Eric George is one of the smartest songwriters in the entire indie folk scene and nobody knows it. That isn’t to say that nobody knows him—or, at least by this point he should have the entire state of Vermont on…

Album | Chrystyna Marie – LIFE

Kicking things off with an 80s-inspired blues lick, the opening moments of LIFE begin with Chrystyna Marie establishing herself as a moxie-filled artist that rides between whiskey-tinged roots rock and a pop show-woman’s mentality right out of the gate. She attacks opening…

Album | Kris Heaton Band – Who Let the Bullets Fly

Towing the line between blues, rock and even pop sentimentality, Kris Heaton has won a multitude of awards for his deft ability to mesh genres together into his own spatial sound. As far as indie outlets go, Kris rocks the…

Video | Sluka – Number One

From off of his recently released new record, Colorful Radiation, Christopher Sluka’s lead single ‘Number One’ continues the ongoing trend of embracing the weird and wonderful in sound for the internationally-received rock artist. Bucking on the zaniness of Stardust-era Bowie…

Premiere | CHUCK – Dogs

Infusing a psychedelic mix of 80s new wave and 90s alternative movements into his singer-songwriter vibe, Charles Griffin Gibson (aka CHUCK) has been putting out music that has been received as altogether eclectic, mind-boggling, and beautiful since 2014. Now, though, we’re…

Album | Alex Siegel – Röykkä

Other than sharing the same first and last name of a character that I’d written into an eBook at age 13 that has since been removed from Amazon, Santa Monica-based artist Alex Siegel also writes, records, and performs music for…

Album | Revolushn – Further!!

If we’re talking about defining eras, Sheb Wooley’s done it and so have The Beatles, but few have bucked the psychedelic rock trend in recent days like Revolushn do in their latest record, Further!!. Perhaps astoundingly, given the niche nature…

Album | Adam Winn EP

From Amai Kuda Y Josephine to Mary-Kate Edwards, there’s been a positive surfeit of Canadian singer-songwriters proving their mettle and bubbling to the tops of their respective scenes. Out of British Columbia, Adam Winn is proving himself to be a…