The Fire Note Honorable Mention Albums of 2014
Dec15

The Fire Note Honorable Mention Albums of 2014

We will admit that we are only human. 2014 flew by and as always there were plenty of albums that never hit our review page that should have been included in our upcoming Blazing Top 50 but missed the mark for some reason. There are several reasons (excuses) for records not making the final cut such as reissued albums, live records and just several albums that never hit the review page due to understaffing! With that said, here are...

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The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2013
Dec20

The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2013

#50 Joanna Gruesome Weird Sister Slumberland Records [2013] Boy/girl vocals, teenage angst, noise pop, loud guitars, high energy, feedback and double time drums are just some of the great rock n roll moments you will hear on the debut from the Cardiff-based five piece named Joanna Gruesome. It is this type of effort that makes Weird Sister such an engaging record as Joanna Gruesome gives you a solid 28 minutes of diverse music that...

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The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2012
Dec21

The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2012

#50 Nada Surf The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy Barsuk Records [2012] The combining of Nada Surf’s focus with their high spirits made The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy one of the most optimistic records the band has released to date. The same confidence that has been with band over the years felt even stronger here as the group seems to be at peace with their indie rock status. “When I Was Young” was a track that...

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