By: Mut Asheru I’m turned on. Could it be all this “Sex Rock” in the air that Tanner Horn and the Sextronauts are dishing out? There’s something truly sexy about a band with a charismatic, edgy sound and persona that drives us crazy in a good way. Compared to the likes of Mick Jagger and Prince, front man Tanner Horn is diminutive in stature but large on … [Read more...] about Music Interview: Tanner Horn & The Sextronauts
And Then We Ignite : Ash Avenue By: Mut Asheru And Then We Ignite is a good collection of tunes. Ash Avenue seems to feel real comfortable in their zone. I appreciate the vocal harmonies on this ablum. This band and lead are a match made in heaven as his innocent sounding voice is wonderfully nestled inside the drum kicks and guitar riffs. ‘Collapse’ is a shining … [Read more...] about CD Review: And Then We Ignite – Ash Avenue
By: Mut Asheru Shhhh don't talk. Just listen... We're not here to offer up any stinkin comparisons with this group to anyone else. We're going to go out on a professional limb and declare Mr. Gnome their own damn rock band with their own damn rock sound. Don't let this cute as buttons Ohio duo fool you. Drummer Sam Meister may look like a gentle giant but the way he … [Read more...] about Music Interview: Mr. Gnome – Best Band Name Ever?
By: Mut Asheru Minneapolis indie group, Pictures of Then formed in 2005 and immediately set to work finding a sonic balance between reverence for the past and vision of the future, fashioning a sound that reflected their aptly chosen name. The Minneapolis, MN based quintet’s debut album, “Crushed By Lights”, has been widely acclaimed, earning comparisons to Pink Floyd and … [Read more...] about Music Interview: Pictures of Then
By: Carolina Jones For an album recorded in someone’s bedroom, this damn thing is beautiful. Indie band Sub Rosa's album Slings & Arrows is moody rock played expertly. Vocalist Jennifer Boeder must have angels sleeping in her throat. Her vocals dip and glide over ‘White Flag’ and other tunes that merge and flow into each other. This is the album you put on while … [Read more...] about Sonic Bloom: Sub Rosa