EP | Dear Boy – The Strawberry EP

Hailing from Los Angeles, yet with roots in post-punk and Britpop, Dear Boy’s infectious sound worms its way inside your ears and won’t let go. Comprised of four longtime friends, Ben Gray (vocals, guitar), Keith Cooper (drums), Austin Hayman (guitar)…

Album | The Cactus Blossoms – Easy Way

For The Cactus Blossoms comparisons to the Everly Brothers are something to be expected. They tread much of the same ground as the Everlys, it’s just that they’re sixty years down the road. The tight harmonies on Easy Way bring…

Interview | FFS5 with Vanessa Anne Redd

British/German singer-songwriter Vanessa Anne Redd created a captivating folk sound of her own, and has just released her second solo album, Zumbo Waxes. Throughout the album, you’ll hear a beautiful variety of string arrangements, classic guitars, piano, and of course,…

Video premiere | Astralingua – The Fallen

Denver’s Astralingua are here to explore some pretty deep questions. “The journey to the afterlife does not begin at death but rather at birth,” songwriter Joseph Thompson said when outlining the ideas behind their new album Safe Passage. “Death is…

Album | Jess Klein – Back To My Green

In the four years since her last album Jess Klein has gotten married; moved from Austin, Texas to Hillsborough, North Carolina; suffered from Repetitive Strain Injury and crushing insecurity based on the 2016 election and moving into an environment where…

Album | Emilie Kahn – Outro

Don’t mourn for Ogden the harp, it still plays a major role on Emilie Kahn’s new album, Outro. It’s just that it no longer gets featured status as it did on the first album attributed to Emilie and Ogden. Ms…

Album | The Unthanks – Lines

Lines, a trilogy of song cycles from the Unthanks inspired by poetry and focusing on three female perspectives over time – World War One poets, Emily Bronte and Hull fishing worker Lillian Bilocca – is a staggering meeting of music…