New Noise Praises Julia Bhatt, Whose Debut Has Debuted On NACC’s Top 200

Posted on Aug 31, 2022
New Noise Praises Julia Bhatt, Whose Debut Has Debuted On NACC’s Top 200

New Noise says that Julia Bhatt‘s music “feels so lived in and, well, alive. This is a debut that equally ushers in a new talent while also hinting at even greater potential in the future. To call it is what it is ‘kitchen sink indie pop’ would be a little silly (are the wonderful rhythms a blender […]

IPR Publishes Extended Feature With Three Savage Republic Founders

Posted on Aug 31, 2022
IPR Publishes Extended Feature With Three Savage Republic Founders

Visit the Independent Project Records website for a new, in-depth feature on Savage Republic. The site writes, “Three of the original Savage Republic members (Bruce Licher, Philip Drucker, Jeff Long) recently reconnected, after a long time, on the occasion of the expanded anniversary reissue of the band’s debut album Tragic Figures. This piece is the result of one of […]

Melodic Magazine Praises Julia Bhatt’s “Timeless Timbre”

Posted on Aug 29, 2022
Melodic Magazine Praises Julia Bhatt’s “Timeless Timbre”

A Melodic Magazine review of Julia Bhatt‘s debut LP, it is what it is, contends that the album “paints Julia as the genial, rising indie artist that she is.  When listening to the album, we get a sense that she is an old soul, from the timeless timbre of her voice to the introspective lyrics.  At the same time, […]

Heads Lifestyle Hits The Road With Color Green

Posted on Aug 29, 2022
Heads Lifestyle Hits The Road With Color Green

Color Green is a duo, but sometimes (like now, when the band is on tour) it’s a band. Mostly, it’s an ethos. Says the band’s Corey Madden in an interview with Heads Lifestyle, “It’s cool because there’s the band when we’re in LA and we’ve got the sax, we’ve got the pedal steel, or we can be […]

Pluralone Speaks With VW Music in Advance of Pearl Jam Tour

Posted on Aug 29, 2022
Pluralone Speaks With VW Music in Advance of Pearl Jam Tour

In a recent interview with VW Music, Pluralone’s Josh Klinghoffer said his new LP I Don’t Feel Well “was a surprise. Suddenly, I had this ocean for open time to create. It was really just me alone writing, planning, plotting, recording, and making it come to fruition. But This Is The Show was a collaboration with Clint Walsh, where he produced the songs […]

DITTY TV Features Particle Kid

Posted on Aug 29, 2022
DITTY TV Features Particle Kid

DITTY TV has a nice, long interview with Micah Nelson – also known as Particle Kid – whose LP Time Capsule is at radio now. The site notes that the sprawling, two-disc affair “is an experimental, genre-bending work we highly recommend you hear. The album features contributions from Margo Price, J Mascis, Jim James, Sean […]

Red Bull Explores The Histories of IPR and Savage Republic

Posted on Aug 29, 2022
Red Bull Explores The Histories of IPR and Savage Republic

Red Bull Music Academy writes, “Inspired by equal parts Los Angeles punk energy, visual artistic experimentation encouraged via study at UCLA and his own individual passions, Bruce Licher founded Independent Project Records (known as IPR for short) in 1980 as both a record label and a fine arts experiment, with his releases packaged in unique combinations of letterpress design and […]

Grimy Goods Praises Julia Bhatt’s “Eclectic, Upbeat” Debut

Posted on Aug 22, 2022
Grimy Goods Praises Julia Bhatt’s “Eclectic, Upbeat” Debut

Grimy Goods says 20-year-old Julia Bhatt has “a sea of possibilities ahead of her with her fresh and endearing sound… Bhatt’s debut work is an eclectic, upbeat collection of newer and older tunes; the combination of which result in thoughtful arrangements indicative of Bhatt as a growing individual. Her new album captures a youthful longing for clarity and direction, […]

Thrills Magazine Calls Color Green “Amazing”

Posted on Aug 22, 2022
Thrills Magazine Calls Color Green “Amazing”

Thrills Magazine writes, “Even after their amazing cassette tape came out in 2021, Color Green felt more like a well-kept secret than an actual band. With a couple of road-seasoned musicians behind the wheel, the group has started to gain attention as news of their debut album and stand-alone singles get introduced to the world. I guess songs […]

David Hillyard Brings His Rocksteady 7 To Alberta

Posted on Aug 22, 2022
David Hillyard Brings His Rocksteady 7 To Alberta

Calgary Reggaefest is bringing David Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7 to Alberta with shows in Calgary and Edmonton next month. Stay Happening has the details, here, and notes that “Dave Hillyard is a tenor saxophonist originating from San Diego, California. He has performed in groups such as The Slackers, The Rocksteady Seven, The Donkey Show, Hepcat, Stubborn All-Stars and has guested with […]

Loud Women Zine Says Julia Bhatt Can’t Be Ignored

Posted on Aug 15, 2022
Loud Women Zine Says Julia Bhatt Can’t Be Ignored

Loud Women has rendered its verdict on Julia Bhatt‘s debut LP it is what it is, writing that “Miami artist Julia Bhatt shines… this Gen-Z genre bending artist is a rising star that can’t be ignored. Barely out of teenhood, Bhatt has gone through different life changes: graduating high school and then dealing with the pandemic […]

Nexus Newspaper Praises The Originality of Today’s Outfit

Posted on Aug 15, 2022
Nexus Newspaper Praises The Originality of Today’s Outfit

Nexus Newspaper, representing the student voice at Camosun College in British Columbia, recommends Today’s Outfit. Reviewer Nicholas Ihmels writes that the trio’s debut EP Your Perfect Self “offers fresh music that both resonates with its audience and provides them with a touching musical experience. What I really like about this album is its originality.” According to Ihmels, “The songs on Your […]

Aquarium Drunkard Interviews Color Green

Posted on Aug 15, 2022
Aquarium Drunkard Interviews Color Green

Aquarium Drunkard, which co-released the new Color Green album with ORG Music, writes that “Color Green’s full-length debut is music of absolute forward motion, meant to be played from open car windows no matter the speed you’re traveling. The songs nod reverently to their forebears—from the Allmans-tinged sunshine of ‘Ill Fitting Suit’ to the JJ Cale taillight lament of ‘Ruby’—before tossing […]

Alison Clancy Releases “Dreamland Tokyo” Video

Posted on Aug 15, 2022
Alison Clancy Releases “Dreamland Tokyo” Video

Alison Clancy has just released an official video for “Dreamland Tokyo,” which is on the Mutant Gifts EP that was recently released by Independent Project Records and is at radio now. “Dreamland Tokyo,” according to IPR, is “a celebration of creative friendship and intercontinental exchange. Alison wrote the track with artist/director Esteban Haga in mind.” The two had previously collaborated, and Clancy […]

Americana UK Proclaims Particle Kid As Willie Nelson’s “True Heir”

Posted on Aug 8, 2022
Americana UK Proclaims Particle Kid As Willie Nelson’s “True Heir”

Particle Kid is at radio now with Time Capsule, a 2xLP magnum opus that includes several collaborations with his father, Willie Nelson. Of those collabs, “Die When I’m High” – included as a bonus track on the digital servicing of the LP – was recently featured by Americana UK. The site writes,  “Micah Nelson’s lyrical love letter to his father becomes a […]

Making A Scene Says Color Green is “Absolutely Brilliant”

Posted on Aug 8, 2022
Making A Scene Says Color Green is “Absolutely Brilliant”

Making A Scene says Color Green is “absolutely brilliant.” According to the site, “their music is cut from the same fabric as Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers, Phish, and Flaming Lips. Together this duo creates a dreamy eight-track cocktail of roots-based rock.” The site identifies “Warbling Sky” and “Ill Fitting Suit” as great places to start, while praising the “unexpected cosmic attacks” […]

Rudeboy Train Backs David Hillyard’s New LP

Posted on Aug 8, 2022
Rudeboy Train Backs David Hillyard’s New LP

Rudeboy Train digs the new album from David Hillyard and the Rocksteady Seven. The site writes, “It’s always a great pleasure to find Dave Hillyard at the controls of his Rocksteady 7,” and the new album is “very good.” The album showcases “sunshine and fresh air,” writes Rudeboy Train, “with a lot of Bossa influences and other South […]

The Builders And The Butchers Add More Dates

Posted on Aug 8, 2022
The Builders And The Butchers Add More Dates

The Builders and the Butchers have at least four shows lined up for the beginning of November. The band is supporting new LP Hell and High Water, the explosive new LP out now via Badman Recording Company. Get the band on your airwaves as the following dates approach: 11/2 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brendas 11/3 – Mechanicsburg, PA […]

New Music From Julia Bhatt

Posted on Aug 3, 2022
New Music From Julia Bhatt

From September 2019 to early March 2020, Julia Bhatt experienced a whirlwind of life-changes: she released her first three singles “Tall,” “Marco,” and “I’m Cool;” turned 18; and graduated high school. Just as she was really getting started – with the announcement of her first-ever tour, nonetheless –  the COVID-19 pandemic brought everything to a […]

Color Green Goes On Tour

Posted on Aug 3, 2022
Color Green Goes On Tour

Color Green, who just released their debut LP via ORG Music and Aquarium Drunkard, are about to embark on a tour of the US. The record, which Raven Sings The Blues calls “a cosmic American gem,” is at radio now and made its debut on the Top 200 at NACC this week. Get it spinning on your station, especially if […]

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