Brian Fallon: Local Honey [Album Review]
Mar31

Brian Fallon: Local Honey [Album Review]

Brian Fallon Local HoneyLesser Known Records/Thirty Tigers [2020] Brian Fallon’s freshly released third solo album, Local Honey, had to have been written and recorded prior to this period of physical distancing with much of the nation locked down in the forced intimacy of their homes. Yet, the eight songs here from Gaslight Anthem’s former lead vocalist/songwriter, are so local as to be set nicely within the four walls of his family’s...

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Best Coast: Always Tomorrow [Album Review]
Mar31

Best Coast: Always Tomorrow [Album Review]

Best CoastAlways TomorrowConcord Records [2020] I always like a comeback story and Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino has returned to music after a 5 year absence. She honestly stated that she almost walked away from recording completely  but after some solid recovery and self-care the band’s fourth album, Always Tomorrow, represents a brighter outlook on life. This new uplifting take has created some of the cleanest pop indie...

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Cable Ties: Far Enough [Album Review]
Mar27

Cable Ties: Far Enough [Album Review]

Cable TiesFar EnoughMerge Records [2020] There is one word to describe lead singer-guitarist Jenny McKechnie of Cable Ties – FIERCE! You will get to know her very well on Far Enough, the Melbourne group’s sophomore album and first for Merge Records. The opening track “Hope” is really all you need to hear to get hooked as its first two minutes is a pleasant reflective pace before the refrain builds intensity as...

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Lilly Hiatt: Walking Proof [Album Review]
Mar27

Lilly Hiatt: Walking Proof [Album Review]

Lilly Hiatt Walking ProofNew West Records [2020] Nashville singer/songwriter Lilly Hiatt has known most of her existence that life is rarely just one thing. On her fourth album’s title track, she sings “I could tell you that it’s easy/but that wouldn’t be the truth/if you ever need to call me, well you know that’s walking proof.” The song itself, set to a stripped back rootsy rock beat, with country leanings etched out in Hiatt’s mild...

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Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share
Mar26

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

We have another three fantastic artists for you to check out this week! Catchy timeless music for a good cause from Dayton, excellent indie rock from France and out of the box post-rock from Chicago. Discover, Support, Share! Andy GabbardDayton, Ohio Andy Gabbard is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Dayton, Ohio, who is a member of the Buffalo Killers, and part of the touring band for The Black Keys. One listen to his...

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Video Premiere: Rick Rude – “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere”
Mar26

Video Premiere: Rick Rude – “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere”

TFN is excited today to premiere this new video from New Hampshire’s Rick Rude. The track is their version of Neil Young’s “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere,” which can be found on the new release Look Out For My Love: A Neil Young Covers Album to Benefit RAICES. Their track is a highlight from the compilation and should also get you geared up to hear some more new music from the band! The compilation features...

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