The Friday Fire Track: Oh Sees – “Overthrown”
May25

The Friday Fire Track: Oh Sees – “Overthrown”

The always changing John Dwyer and his Oh Sees consistently give TFN something to look forward to! The Friday Fire Track today does just that as it features the new super hard prog-metal single, “Overthrown,” from Oh Sees. The song is from the upcoming full length Smote Reverser which is due out in August via Castle Face Records. “Overthrown” is an actual mind-melt so be easy with the volume knob. Enough said...

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The Friday Fire Track: The Rock’n’Roll HiFives -“Hold On”
May18

The Friday Fire Track: The Rock’n’Roll HiFives -“Hold On”

There is nothing better than some good old fashioned attitude rock for your Friday. Today’s Friday Fire Track is just that as New Jersey’s RocknRoll Hi-Fives bring a snarl with their single “Hold On.” The band might surprise you as they are made up of sixteen-year-old singer Eilee Centeno, her thirteen-year old brother on drums, and their mom and dad on bass and guitar, respectively. The group will release...

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The Friday Fire Track: The Beths –  “Future Me Hates Me”
May11

The Friday Fire Track: The Beths – “Future Me Hates Me”

The Beths have a debut album, Future Me Hates Me, that will be released August 10th on Carpark Records. The Auckland, New Zealand band brings a different level of experience to their upbeat guitar pop as all four members of The Beths studied jazz in college. This gives them many tools and more depth than your average group just starting out. Today’s Friday Fire Track, “Future Me Hates Me,” is a proper introduction to...

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The Spears (ft Greg Ginn) new track “Born Bad”
May09

The Spears (ft Greg Ginn) new track “Born Bad”

Since the early 1980’s, Chris Barrows has been one of the staple front men in the punk rock scene most recognizably with his pop-punk group Pink Lincolns. If you ever want to check them out, TFN highly recommends their second record, Headache (1989), which was just recently reissued on vinyl. Barrows formed the Spears in 2007 and it has featured members of Down by Law, DRI, Hated Youth and more. On June 29, Rad Girlfriend Records will...

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Premiere Friday Fire Track: No Name Hotel – “Parable”
May04

Premiere Friday Fire Track: No Name Hotel – “Parable”

Tristan marks the second EP release by No Name Hotel, the moniker of singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Farahd Abdullah Wallizada. A first-generation American born of Afghani parents, Wallizada spent his early life in Jacksonville, Florida, having little access to pop culture. That changed in his early teens, when he began pirating songs off of library computers, and soon was constructing his first, rudimentary...

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Homecoming Music Festival 2018: Can’t Miss Artists
Apr27

Homecoming Music Festival 2018: Can’t Miss Artists

The National return home to Cincinnati this weekend and are hosting a celebration of music, art and cultural connections. If you are heading down for the Homecoming festivities, The Fire Note has 5 can’t miss artists below you should seek out during your two days at Smale Park. The good news is that the organizers didn’t overstuff the lineup so it should be fairly easy to get to see your favorite artist. Below are a few we...

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