(Sandy) Alex G: House Of Sugar [Album Review]
Nov21

(Sandy) Alex G: House Of Sugar [Album Review]

(Sandy) Alex G House Of Sugar Domino Records [2019] TFN Album Review: It is hard to believe that Alex Giannascoli, aka (Sandy) Alex G, has now released three albums on Domino Records with House of Sugar. The record represents his ninth album overall, which for some artists could be their entire catalog, but at age 26 it still seems like Alex G is only getting started. House of Sugar continues right where his excellent Headphone...

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Dan Luke And The Raid: Out Of The Blue [Album Review]
Nov20

Dan Luke And The Raid: Out Of The Blue [Album Review]

Dan Luke And The Raid Out Of The Blue New West Records [2019] Album Review: I knew I wanted to review the debut album by Dan Luke and the Raid when I first caught their “Exoskeleton” video in a random moment online. Something about these twenty year olds having their way with a couple piñatas and the music’s back-to-basics rock essentials made a connection. But it was only after a few listens of this elemental rock effort, that I...

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Ty Segall: Pig Man Lives Volume I [Album Review]
Nov19

Ty Segall: Pig Man Lives Volume I [Album Review]

Ty Segall Pig Man Lives Volume I See Note / Drag City Records [2019] TFN Album Review: Ty Segall has been consistently releasing his style of garage indie rock music since 2007. Pig Man Lives Volume I is his new 4 LP vinyl only release compilation that captures his demos that span from 2007-2017. For fans, this is an oasis of music that captures 47 Ty Segall songs that plays much like a greatest hits album. It also is the perfect...

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Daniel Martin Moore: Never Look Away [Album Review]
Nov18

Daniel Martin Moore: Never Look Away [Album Review]

Daniel Martin Moore Never Look Away Ok/SofaBurn Records [2019] Fire Note Says: Kentucky folk singer/songwriter returns with 9th album of heart-felt songs. Album Review: If we’re not careful, the latest album from Kentucky folk singer/songwriter Daniel Martin Moore could easily get lost in all the commotion of noisy new releases that are seeking to make a big splash on the music scene. The former Peace Corps volunteer, first won a...

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Angel Olsen: All Mirrors [Album Review]
Nov14

Angel Olsen: All Mirrors [Album Review]

Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar [2019] TFN Album Review: Angel Olsen has become one of the premiere indie voices over the last several years which was boosted by her TFN Blazing Top 5 record in 2016, My Woman. From this point in time, Olsen has been building momentum and style which has all come together on All Mirrors. This record soars musically and vocally. All Mirrors takes a more introspective look lyrically and it makes sense...

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Wilco: Ode To Joy Tour [Concert Review]
Nov13

Wilco: Ode To Joy Tour [Concert Review]

Wilco Ode to Joy Tour w/ Special Guest Deep Sea Diver; Taft Theatre, Cincinnati, OH – Saturday, November 9, 2019 “Cincinnati, I’ve got to say, you are really bringing it,” stated Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy about 2/3rds of the way through their performance at the Taft Theatre on Saturday night. Tweedy is not one of those performers who feels the need to pump up the crowd each night, assuring them that they are “the best crowd we’ve...

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