The Friday Fire Track: The Madcaps – “She’s So Hot”
Mar17

The Friday Fire Track: The Madcaps – “She’s So Hot”

With a continuous tour and 150 shows under their belts, The Madcaps have still found time to record and bring their third album, Slow Down, to the masses on March 31st via Howlin’ Banana Records. Today’s Friday Fire Track is the first slice from that album titled “She’s So Hot.” The song showcases the Rennes group classic garage rock sound that is stripped down and has a British invasion pulse as the band...

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Track Premiere: Lung – “Hypochondriac”
Mar14

Track Premiere: Lung – “Hypochondriac”

We are super excited to premiere the new track, “Hypochondriac,” from the Cincinnati band Lung. Comprised of Kate Wakefield (vocals, electric cello) and Daisy Caplan (drums), this duo will take you by surprise with their fierceness, addictive pulsing undertones and honest indie rock n roll. The band formed in early 2016 but neither Kate or Daisy should be called rookies. Kate has been writing and performing her music for...

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The Friday Fire Track: Hoops – “Rules”
Mar10

The Friday Fire Track: Hoops – “Rules”

Bloomington, Indiana four-piece Hoops instantly grabbed my ear with their debut single “Rules.” The Friday Fire Track has the modern flare of DIIV and EZTV but the classic 80’s vibe of The Cleaners From Venus. Basically, a must listen for me with that type of sound. Hidden power-pop chords are the key as this melodic mix keeps your foot tapping with the very rhythmic drum pace. “Rules” has a feverish...

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Bandcamp Artists: Discover, Support, Share – Volume 34
Mar08

Bandcamp Artists: Discover, Support, Share – Volume 34

Everyone has been emailing and asking – when is the Bandcamp feature returning? Well – how about right now! After consistent enquires we are back with the beloved feature! For this outing we have some in your face punk from Melbourne, psych-pop from Sacramento, basement rock out of Cincinnati, post-punk from Oakland, Vancouver power pop and psychedelic instrumentals all the way from Sydney. A warm welcome back for TFN Bandcamp Artists...

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Not for the Masses…Best of February 2017 Playlist
Mar06

Not for the Masses…Best of February 2017 Playlist

February is a wrap so that means it is time for another Not for the Masses Best of playlist. This month is heavy with fuzz (Baked, Meatbodies, GNOD, New England Patriots) and connections to Guided by Voices (GBV, Smug Brothers, Rectangle Creep, and Mincer Ray). So have a listen and if you hear something you like, go forth and support that band! – by Daniel Taylor 10 Tracks Mined From the Depths of Soundcloud That You Need to...

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The Friday Fire Track: The Bingers – “Big Operation”
Mar03

The Friday Fire Track: The Bingers – “Big Operation”

You know we always try to enlighten your music playlist on Friday and today’s Fire Track is another keeper. The featured group today is Chicago’s The Bingers and they have a new record, Stay Satisfied, coming out April 21st via Tall Pat Records. “Big Operation” is the song of the day with its really grooving opening surf guitar followed by the stick in your head fuzzed out vocals. The Bingers definitely have a...

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