Track Premiere: King Ropes – “Brown”
Jul12

Track Premiere: King Ropes – “Brown”

Today’s track premiere of “Brown” comes to you from Bozeman, Montana’s King Ropes. The song has been a live favorite for several years and is now included on the band’s sophomore full length Gravity and Friction which is due out July 26th via Big And Just Little. The track represents just a small taste of this genre-less group with its grinding blues as King Ropes can give you garage rock, roots rock,...

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Video Premiere: Smug Brothers – “Today Is Always Today”
Jul08

Video Premiere: Smug Brothers – “Today Is Always Today”

Smug Brothers have been busy in 2019. The Dayton, Ohio based band released the excellent Attic Harvest earlier this year and now TFN is excited to premiere a new video today for “Today Is Always Today,” which is off their new record All Blur And Spark. The best news – All Blur And Spark is available today! You can read all about the new album in our Headphone Approved review HERE. You also can then head over to their...

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Calexico | Iron & Wine: Years To Burn [Album Review]
Jun20

Calexico | Iron & Wine: Years To Burn [Album Review]

Calexico | Iron & Wine Years To Burn Sub Pop Records [2019] Who: Sam Beam’s Iron & Wine and Calexico have a long musical resume that includes their 2005 album together, In The Reins. Sound: Smooth indie folk with intricate instrumentation that falls in line with both artists catalog and fans of Bon Iver, Bill Callahan and Bonnie “Prince” Billy. TFN Final Take: It is crazy that it has taken 14 years for Iron...

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Todd Rundgren: The Individualist Tour [Concert Review]
Jun19

Todd Rundgren: The Individualist Tour [Concert Review]

Todd Rundgren; The Individualist Tour; The Taft Theater, Cincinnati, OH – Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Two decades into the 21st Century, Todd Rundgren, noted rocker, producer, and now author, may not be a household name, but for a faithful audience of fans he remains an artist worthy of our time, attention and hard-earned cash. In the online voting for last year’s nominees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Rundgren came in third just...

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Track Premiere: Brat Curse – “Psycho In The Furnace”
Jun07

Track Premiere: Brat Curse – “Psycho In The Furnace”

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Track Premiere: Dots – “Throwing Pennies”
May21

Track Premiere: Dots – “Throwing Pennies”

How about some in your face free-for-all punk rock? Well, ready or not – that is what you are getting today with TFN’s premiere of “Throwing Pennies” from Oakland’s Dots! The psychedelic hardcore of the band found here is propelled by the energized vocals of front woman Camylle and the groups short bursting guitar riffs. All of this comes at you laser fast as her tunnel distorted vocals create a much...

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