• Syrian Flyer

    Room For All Of Us

      I’ve shared this track in the past, but I figured I’d post it again in honor of the upcoming Singing For Syria music festival in South Bend, Indiana. That will be happening this Saturday starting at 10am. It’s a free event with donations being collected for the UNICEF Syrian …continue reading

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    Idiot Grins

    Long have I been a proponent of more horns in my music and Idiot Grins have brought us what I desire with their new toe-tapping album, Big Man. The addition of horns represents a change from their last album. They’ve blended their energetic country-rock sound with the sounds of soul …continue reading

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    Jade White

    Today we have a couple of tunes from, LA singer Jade White. Both tracks showcase her powerful voice. First up is an excellent cover of Jack White’s (no relation) Love Is Blindness, from one of his b-sides and the soundtrack to The Great Gatsby. The song is also available on a …continue reading

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    Call To Battle

    Who needs coffee when I keep getting awesome music in my inbox Monday morning? Here’s an interesting track to start off your week. From trumpeter Ellis Williams, this is a genre mixer featuring rock riffs and elements of jazz, R&B, and hip hop. There’s a lot to take in on …continue reading

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    Idiot Glee

    James Friley, under the name Idiot Glee, is coming at us with an incredibly unique and fun new album. The self-titled record, releasing January 29th, comes packed with elements across the genres united by lovely piano melodies and lyrics about the quirks of life and love. Check out I Don’t …continue reading

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    The Thermals

    It’s a New Years and it’s bringing a new album from The Thermals! Each and every Thermals album I pick up becomes a permanent part of my regular playlist, with their mischievous, raucous sound. The new album, We Disappear, releases March 25th. The new song promises more dark, rocking fun. …continue reading

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    Brian Fallon

    This week marks the kick off of the new tour from Brian Fallon, of The Gaslight Anthem, in support of his upcoming solo album PAINKILLERS. Tour dates, domestic and international, are below (note some shows are already sold out, so get your tickets fast). You can check out the first …continue reading

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    You Are The Centre Of Me

    It’s my birthday, so I’m running around doing birthday things, but I wanted to toss up one more Monday Music before the end of the year. Here’s a great track from Dublin’s Ivy Nations that should get your feet moving. In their words: “It’s about control. A possessive relationship. Two …continue reading

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    Gideon Grove’s Silent Night

    Christmas is almost upon us and for those who celebrate, music is usually an important part of the build up. I love the classics myself, but I’m also a big fan of anyone keeping things fresh in holiday tunes. Check out Gideon Grove‘s variation on Silent Night: Silent Night by …continue reading

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    Dad Jokes

    I often have the pleasure of chatting with local musicians, usually while drinking far too much coffee at Chicory Cafe. A few months back, I was doing just that, this time sitting with Patrick Quigley for my column in Off The Water. I was trying to hide the signs of …continue reading