Video Premiere: Jess McAvoy – “Do What You Want”
Feb14

Video Premiere: Jess McAvoy – “Do What You Want”

Happy Valentine’s Day Fire Note readers! Let us introduce you to the talented singer/songwriter Jess McAvoy. The video premiere today for her new song, “Do What You Want,” is the perfect play for a day where there is so much pressure to be a certain way, buy specific things and maybe even take things a bit too serious. “Do What You Want” is about finding two people in a relationship, just for the...

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Video Premiere: A Delicate Motor – “Man On Fire”
Feb05

Video Premiere: A Delicate Motor – “Man On Fire”

A Delicate Motor is the sound composition project of Cincinnati Ohio native Adam Petersen. Originally a solo, loop-based songwriting effort from Petersen, A Delicate Motor now consists of drummer / producer Ben Sloan (WHY?, Lazy Heart, Naytronix), guitarist / bassist Stephen Patota (The Happy Maladies, Lazy Heart, Naytronix), vocalist Libby Landis, vocalist / guitarist Brianna Kelly (Soften) and vocalist / pianist Rachel Mousie. This...

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TFN Interview with TFS Gareth Liddiard
Dec21

TFN Interview with TFS Gareth Liddiard

If you haven’t heard the name yet, Australia’s Tropical Fuck Storm, is a band you’re going to be hearing a lot more about. Releasing their debut, A Laughing Death In Meatspace on Joyful Noise Recordings this year. The debut reflects the state of the world through a funhouse mirror. It’s then chopped and screwed and deconstructed post punk style for your aural pleasure. I was lucky enough to be able to sit down with lead...

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Prog 2018: The Year In Review
Dec20

Prog 2018: The Year In Review

As another calendar year comes to an end it seems like 2018 was full of yardmarkers – elections, mass shootings, North Korea, etc. But it will be remembered in the Prog community as the 50th Anniversary of some of the genre’s most beloved acts: Yes, King Crimson and Jethro Tull all turned fifty this year and celebrated by doing what most dinosaur rock acts do these days – tour their butts off. And in the case of Yes...

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The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2018
Dec17

The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2018

#50 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City Records [2018] It wouldn’t be a good year if there were not plenty of Ty Segall records to spin. Joy brought back Segall’s buddy Tim Presley of White Fence for a sophomore collaboration. It has been six years since their 2012 debut and it feels like tons of water under the bridge but Joy captured the two talented artists once again delivering their own brand of indie rock that...

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The Fire Note Top Albums of 2018: Writer Edition
Dec10

The Fire Note Top Albums of 2018: Writer Edition

The Fire Note would not be possible without the talented writers that share their educated thoughts and true enjoyment of music with our readers. The time and commitment that goes into writing consistently is appreciated by TFN and taken for granted by everyone else! Our official year end Top 50 is coming soon but clearly everyone has different tastes and ideas when naming the best album released in 2018. Thanks again to all our...

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