Mastodon: Emperor Of Sand [Album Review]
Apr07

Mastodon: Emperor Of Sand [Album Review]

Mastodon Emperor Of Sand Reprise Records [2017] Who: Atlanta, GA’s Mastodon has been a prominent member of the metal community ever since they released their 2002 debut album Remission. Mastodon adhere to many influences but, their albums are usually influenced by personal events and take on a somewhat conceptual nature. Sound: Mastodon have always kept it heavy with influences ranging from King Crimson to Baroness, Pink Floyd to...

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Richard Edwards: Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset [Album Review]
Mar30

Richard Edwards: Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset [Album Review]

Richard Edwards Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset Joyful Noise Recordings [2017] Fire Note Says: Pain, torment and anguish turn Richard Edwards’ near demise into a biographical rebirth. Album Review: Through my musical journey, Margot and the Nuclear So and So‘s is a band that‘s meant quite a lot to me. Not only have they shaped what I look for and enjoy in music, they also taught me that music can be a deep, intimate form of story...

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Flying Microtonal Banana [Album Review]
Feb23

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Flying Microtonal Banana [Album Review]

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Flying Microtonal Banana ATO Records [2017] Who: The Fire Note was very lucky to get a jump on story telling psych lords King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. Coming from Melbourne, Australia this septet has had us captivated since their acclaimed release I’m In Your Mind Fuzz all the way to this point. Sound: While this LP, Flying Microtonal Banana is a bit of an adventure for the band. Their...

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Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now [Album Review]
Feb22

Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now [Album Review]

Pissed Jeans Why Love Now Sub Pop Records [2017] Fire Note Says: In a world of “locker room talk“ Pissed Jeans return to kick shit in the face of mundane, modern life. Album Review: Pissed Jeans are my unlikely heroes right now. Why you ask? If you look and listen to what the new album, Why Love Now says, a lot of it could apply to everyone of us. When they were first put on my radar with 2013’s Honeys I considered them the equivalent...

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Cloud Nothings: Life Without Sound [Album Review]
Feb10

Cloud Nothings: Life Without Sound [Album Review]

Cloud Nothings Life Without Sound Carpark Records [2017] Fire Note Says: Leaving some of the angst behind, Baldi and co. turn the music towards inspiration. Album Review: Ever since we reviewed their sophomore album, 2012‘s Attack On Memory, Cloud Nothings had made nothing but the strongest impression on me and The Fire Note. Their follow up, 2014‘s Here and Nowhere Else, while it had a hard time overtaking Attack on Memory had its...

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