Bolt Cutter by Ike Reilly: Hugs For Chelsea Fundraiser

We knew the current political landscape was going to be the inspiration for some damn good music. Well Chicago rocker Ike Reilly has thrown down the gauntlet with “Bolt Cutter” a Link Wray rock and roll stroller with sharp as nails lyrics. The track is part of the Hugs For Chelsea fundraiser on Bandcamp. Check it out, there are some amazing artists on the 32 track compilation and ALL proceeds go to Cheelsea Manning. “Hugs for Chelsea is an online benefit album for Chelsea...

MANCHESTER DRAMA – Another Heartbreaking And Horrible Tragedy…

Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Every time the same question Every time the same disbelief Every time the same sadness Every time the same despair Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? When will the madness stop? When will the killing stop? Again so many innocent victims, so many deeply heartbroken families and inconsolable friends. I guess we can only hope for better times… ‘Let There Be Love‘ by Manchester band OASIS

WELLES- Record of the Day with Life Like Mine from EP Codeine

Welles released their EP “Codeine” on April 28th via C3 Records. “Life Like Mine” is the first single and it easily becomes a song you know and like, its familiarity like a long-lost friend. The songs melody seems effortless and smooth, much like codeine itself (enter smile emoji here). He will be on tour this summer with two big festivals, hitting up Governors Ball and Bonnaroo in June and many more cool places. Tour dates listed below. The band is fronted by Jehsea...

FRANZ FERDINAND- Video of the Day with Take Me Out

Isn’t this the absolute best song for so many moments? The song gets under my skin and I can’t help myself. This video was published October of 2009. Franz Ferdinand is returning to the US for several live dates in May and June. It’s been years since we have seen this band since they were touring in support of their fourth album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. Tonight they will be playing here in Nashville at Exit/In and tomorrow they head to Charlotte, NC. Music...

Album of the Week- It’s All Pop EP by Gorilla*

It's All Pop EP by Gorilla* It's All Pop EP by Gorilla* Tokyo, Japan’s premiere power pop quartet, Gorilla* make their Hi-Vo debut with a 6 song 12” EP. In typical Japanese fashion, these guys know their heroes well and have honed the sound of late 70s power pop to perfection. Drawing on influences from the obvious (Raspberries, Big Star, Romantics) to the obscure (Gary Charlson, Off Broadway, Cavern), Gorilla delivers a six-pack of tunes that chime (the 12 string epic “Oh Tonight”)...

T.REX – ‘Metal Guru’ Hit Top Spot UK Singles Chart 45 Years Ago Today…

‘Metal Guru’ by T.REX The legendary, late glam rocker MARC BOLAN and his T.REX topped the UK singles chart for the fourth time on 20 May 1972 – 45 years ago today – with METAL GURU from their seventh album ‘The Slider‘. Bolan described the song as a ‘festival of life song‘, and he related the song to a godhead: “I thought how god would be, he’d be all alone without a telephone.” Here’s the glamour, the glitter and the...