The Friday Fire Track: Acid Dad – “Die Hard”
Dec08

The Friday Fire Track: Acid Dad – “Die Hard”

Back in February of 2016 we told you about Brooklyn’s Acid Dad right here in The Friday Fire Track feature. At that time, the psych-punk group was releasing their new EP, Let’s Plan A Robbery, that just got us ready for more. And then we waited! The wait is over as Acid Dad has emerged on Greenway Records with a new 7-inch for today’s Friday Fire Track, “Die Hard.” The band also made the announcement that they are...

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Angel Olsen: Phases [Album Review]
Nov10

Angel Olsen: Phases [Album Review]

Angel Olsen Phases Jagjaguwar [2017] Who: Indie singer/songwriter Angel Olsen began performing at a young age in St. Louis coffee shops and now after three full length albums she has progressed into one of the best female voices on the scene. Phases is a collection of B-sides, rarities, and demos from the past several years, that includes a number of never-before released tracks. Sound: Angel Olsen has a stand out voice as her indie...

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Curtis Harding: Face Your Fear [Album Review]
Nov02

Curtis Harding: Face Your Fear [Album Review]

Curtis Harding Face Your Fear ANTI- [2017] Fire Note Says: Curtis Harding can hold a groove with the best! Album Review: With the recent passing of the “Screaming Eagle of Soul,” Charles Bradley in September, Sonny Knight in June and Sharon Jones last year, the retro soul movement has taken a serious blow. Their talents are irreplaceable but with Curtis Harding’s new record, Face Your Fear, you will quickly realize that...

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Buffalo Killers: Alive And Well In Ohio [Album Review]
Oct25

Buffalo Killers: Alive And Well In Ohio [Album Review]

Buffalo Killers Alive And Well In Ohio Alive Naturalsound Records [2017] Who: Alive And Well In Ohio marks the eighth album from Cincinnati’s Buffalo Killers. This album was recorded at their Howler Hills Farm analog studio and mixed and mastered by Mike Montgomery (R. Ring, Ampline). Sound: Buffalo Killers offer up a laid back muscular psychedelic rock that can lay down a blues groove with the Black Keys, boogie southern style like...

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Racquet Club: Racquet Club [Album Review]
Oct19

Racquet Club: Racquet Club [Album Review]

Racquet Club Racquet Club Rise Records [2017] Who: Racquet Club is a new veteran indie group that features members of Knapsack, The Jealous Sound, and Samiam. Sound: If you were fans of Knapsack and The Jealous Sound, Racquet Club follows suit with their style of indie emo rock lead by vocalist/guitarist Blair Shehan. TFN Final Take: Knapsack released three albums on Alias Records that spanned 1995-1998. The group was always a band...

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