R. Ring: Ignite The Rest [Album Review]
Jun15

R. Ring: Ignite The Rest [Album Review]

R. Ring Ignite The Rest SofaBurn Records [2017] Who: Kelley Deal (Breeders) and Mike Montgomery (Ampline) join forces for their debut LP. Sound: Ignite the Rest is a stunning full length debut from R. Ring. It is so good that I have quit whining about wanting another Breeders LP…almost. TFN Final Take: To be truthful, I still want another Breeders record, but Ignite the Rest makes the wait bearable. Kelley Deal and Mike Montgomery...

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Not for the Masses…Best of May 2017 Playlist
Jun06

Not for the Masses…Best of May 2017 Playlist

May just seemed to breeze by, now we are heading into summer and you know what that means! That’s right! Summer tunes! Everyone needs some indie rock to go with the hot summer days…fortunately my Soundcloud feed was chock full of killer summer hits to pass the time. 10 Tracks Mined From the Depths of Soundcloud That You Need to Hear Track 1 –“Means” by Street Eaters: The heavy crunch duo from Oakland bring it on...

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Pile: A Hairshirt Of Purpose [Album Review]
May22

Pile: A Hairshirt Of Purpose [Album Review]

Pile A Hairshirt of Purpose Exploding In Sound Records [2017] Fire Note Says: Pile’s A Hairshirt of Purpose is an iconic slab of indie noise rock. One of the best releases for 2017! Album Review: Boston-based Pile pull off another stunning effort with A Hairshirt of Purpose. I have been listening to this album for about a month, slowly loving it more and more with each listen. A few tracks grabbed my attention right away; however, it...

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Not for the Masses…Best of April 2017 Playlist
May18

Not for the Masses…Best of April 2017 Playlist

Sorry for being a bit late with the April edition. Had a bit of a health snag and other obligations that got in the way. Anyway, we have a nice blend of heavier songs, some pop, some punk and the return of Flotation Toy Warning! So have a listen and if you hear something you like, go forth and support that band! 10 Tracks Mined From the Depths of Soundcloud That You Need to Hear Track 1 –“Bruce Hated Puppies” by...

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Moon Duo: Occult Architecture, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 [Album Review]
May01

Moon Duo: Occult Architecture, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 [Album Review]

Moon Duo Occult Architecture, Vol. 1 Sacred Bones Records [2017] Moon Duo Occult Architecture Vol. 2 Sacred Bones Records [2017] Who: Portland, Oregon’s Moon Duo return for their fourth album which was released in two separate volumes. Sound: Moon Duo have a heavy psychedelic krautrock sound that is layered with clever flourishes of synth and rhythmic drumming. TFN Final Take: Occult Architecture, Vol. 1 is my favorite Moon Duo...

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