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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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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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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The Friday Fire Track: RAYS – “Drop Dead”
Feb24

The Friday Fire Track: RAYS – “Drop Dead”

Here is the eponymous debut song from the Oakland band RAYS! The group is comprised of four Bay-area music veterans in Stanley Martinez, Eva Hannan, Troy Hewitt & Alexa Pantalone (whose current & past musical projects include local Bay-Area bands-of-note like The World, Life Stinks, Violent Change, & Dadfag.) RAYS have a Wire vibe to them with their urgent post-punk, and give an extra nod to 70 & 80’s punk. Along...

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The Friday Fire Track: CFM – “Rise And Fall”
Feb17

The Friday Fire Track: CFM – “Rise And Fall”

CFM is the project of Charles Moothart. If you don’t know the band or name, you should know that he is a member of Fuzz, GØGGS and Ty Segall’s band. Today’s Friday Fire Track is from CFM’s second album, Dichotomy Desaturated, which is out April 7th via In The Red Records. “Rise and Fall” brings a similar sound and vibe that we have come to expect from this grouping of talented musicians which of course is...

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The Friday Fire Track: The Cairo Gang – “What Can You Do?”
Feb10

The Friday Fire Track: The Cairo Gang – “What Can You Do?”

You are well aware that TFN is consistently following Ty Segall, so we would not be doing our duty if we did not feature the new track by The Cairo Gang. Not familiar with the group? Well, The Cairo Gang is singer/songwriter/guitarist Emmett Kelly which is currently part of Segall’s Freedom Band. Kelly played on both Emotional Mugger (2016) and his latest just released self-titled record. Kelly of course is a bigger name than...

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