HARRISON SCARECROW. ‘Last Days of California.’

LOS ANGELES-BASED Harrison Scarecrow’s third single, ‘Last Days of California’ is out now via Integrity Records. The song was inspired by the late-night conversations of drifters and alley dwellers who met behind a liquor store, overheard by the band’s vocalist Ryan as he lay sleepless in his apartment during a steamy LA summer. “I lived…

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JJ LOVEGROVE: Things Only The Dark Knows

JJ LOVEGROVE’S ‘Only THE daRk knows’ EP gets its eagerly awaited release today, a work of such imperious beauty you’ll be listening to it on repeat for days. This is an extraordinary release, no bad thing that at times it’s challenging to define. Perhaps it’s the music The Cocteau Twins mistakenly believed they were creating….

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GODZILLA: Just Happy Makin’ Music

EVOKING vibrant neon-lit, kaleidoscopic, images of Japan, ‘The Godzilla Attacks Tokyo Kamikaze Blues Band’ in reality hail from Pennsylvania – but this mistaken belief simply adds to the mystique surrounding guitarist and songwriter Mike Smull’s project. “The Godzilla Attacks Tokyo Kamikaze Blues Band started off with me just releasing blues and rock tunes during the…

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NO FLAWS ON FINN: ‘Contact’ Out Now.

FORMER ‘The Flaws’ frontman Paul Finn has recently released his third single, ‘Contact’ an alternative art-rock collaboration celebrating human connection with award-winning dancer Arlene Caffrey taking centre stage in the accompanying music video. Now heading up his new group, ‘SOMEFINN,’ along with David Marron (Sanzkrit, Derek Ryan), Paul Markey (Sanzkrit), Paul Carolan (Finnian) and Darren…

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‘OrangeG’ – Marvel’s New Superhero…?

LABELLING himself a ‘Musical Scientific Musician Scientist’ (surely a world’s first) he’s known to his legions of supporters quite simply as OrangeG Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, his day job is in the sciences and much of his music influenced by his experiences in that hypercompetitive arena, but rather like some latter-day Marvel Superhero, at…

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DANIEL TIDWELL: Won’t Get Fooled Again

AHEAD of Thursday’s Bandcamp release of ‘Fool Me Twice,’ Daniel Tidwell explains the story behind the intimate, heartfelt, rock and roll ballbreaker. “I’m not as naive as the narrator I created for the song, but once I was, and in my past I made some pretty bad relationship decisions,” he said. “A consistent theme existed…

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DAVEY LONG’S FORMIDABLE DOUBLE: New album and powerful single both released today.

IRISH musician and multi-instrumentalist Davey Long today releases not only his debut album ‘Eitilt’ but also his latest single, ‘Flesh & Blood’ – an environmental activists’ call for change. In a year that has witnessed catastrophic changes to our environment, Long has dropped words of melodic wisdom about the fragility of life, marrying alt-rock to…

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‘DREAM EYES: Strength Through Adversity

PROVING the old adage true that strength can indeed emerge from adversity, West Limerick’s Tadhg Collins – recording under the guise of ‘Dream Eyes’ – has just released a contender for the ‘chill-out electronica’ track of the year. However, if he hadn’t sustained life-altering injuries which left him questioning his ability to continue to pursue…

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DEVIN REARDON’S Florida Sunshine

OUT of Saint Augustine, Florida but now based in Ireland’s County Wicklow, Irish American singer Devin Reardon’s latest single ‘Take Me To The Coast’ has just been released via FlutterTone. With a diverse musical background which began at Florida’s Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Reardon supplies strong vocals and melodic indie-pop compositions which are…

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JOE ADHEMAR’S: ‘Existential Dreadlocks’ Release Date: 30/09/21

JOE ADHEMAR’S ‘Existential Dreadlocks’ is less of a magical mystery tour than a welcome sonic ram raid on everything you’d forgotten you loved, craved and needed in your life. As Joe himself once remarked, comparing your own sound to that of others can often backfire but here there’s no denying traces as diverse as Supertramp,…

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