Joseph Arthur: Come Back World [Album Review]
Jan14

Joseph Arthur: Come Back World [Album Review]

Joseph Arthur Come Back World Moonage Rebel [2019] Album Review: Given all the artists who Joseph Arthur has collaborated with, it’s always surprising to me that he’s not achieved the kind of ‘household name’ notoriety that come with music industry breakthroughs. An early singer/songwriter discovery, Arthur’s earliest albums were on Peter Gabriel’s Real World label, he eventually formed and recorded an album in the folk/rock...

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Nick Kizirnis – “Slipping Away” [Video]
Jan14

Nick Kizirnis – “Slipping Away” [Video]

Nick Kizirnis has been a staple on the Dayton, Ohio music scene dating back to the late 80’s. From indie rock to surf to rockabilly and beyond, Nick has covered a multitude of genres and been included in a multitude of projects. That musical road has now arrived at his new solo album The Distance which is out February 1 via Atom Records. “Slipping Away” is the first video from the record which was directed by Sam...

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Beach Slang: The Deadbeat Bang Of Heartbreak City [Album Review]
Jan13

Beach Slang: The Deadbeat Bang Of Heartbreak City [Album Review]

Beach Slang The Deadbeat Bang Of Heartbreak City Bridge Nine Records [2020] TFN Album Review: If you have followed Beach Slang since their 2014 EP, Who Would Ever Want Anything So Broken?, then you already know that the group has been a full-fledged modern day Replacements from day one. Everything from the raw guitar to singer James Alex’s vocals, Philadelphia’s Beach Slang has not swayed much from their core sound and the group has...

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Disq – “Daily Routine” [Video]
Jan13

Disq – “Daily Routine” [Video]

TFN is excited for this new indie rock out of Madison, Wisconsin. Disq have officially signed to Saddle Creek Records, and announced their debut album Collector. Collector, will out March 6th, and you can pre-order HERE. As you might expect, Disq is hitting the road to support the new record and you can check out their current dates below. Tour Dates: 1/14 – London, UK @ The Lexington (Five Day Forecast) 1/15 – London, UK...

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The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2019
Dec13

The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2019

#50 Steve Gunn The Unseen In Between Matador Records [2019] Steve Gunn is a well-known industry talent that really took a step forward in 2016 with his Matador Records debut Eyes On The Lines. Now on his sophomore album for Matador, Gunn evolves his sound even farther as the production was seamless and he delivered multiple disciplines that ranged from psych to folk to even some blues. The Unseen In Between is an album to absorb and...

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Top 25 Tracks of 2019
Dec12

Top 25 Tracks of 2019

Music has been good this year! Each week, I tried to sample at least a song from each new single, EP, or album. As I did so, I created a playlist, and that playlist exceeded 250 tracks by the end of the year. I took the top 10% and made a list. I didn’t discriminate – I listened to everything. For example, Scarypoolparty, who I had no idea was an American Idol contestant this year, came close to cracking the list. I probably...

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