The Basement Society: Lonelyhearts

Formed in June of 2016, The Basement Society hails from Youngstown, Ohio—a small city located someplace between Cleveland, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Claiming a wide range of influences from Sufjan Stevens to Twenty One Pilots, it’s clear the members of this Midwestern . . .

 

Bradley Hathaway: Interview

On April 26th, 2017, we called up singer/songwriter, folk, and spoken word artist Bradley Hathaway to talk about the release of his new album, Flesh Eater, and the course of his life over the past several years.

 

Michigander: Fears

Today, indie rock outfit Michigander released a brand new single, and it's just like starting over. "Fears" may sound on the surface like the very same Michigander that's been garnering a following out of thin air and selling out shows in Chicago (and they definitely haven't lessened in quality), but . . .

 
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Shiny Penny: Wait, Don't Hold

Only nine months after the release of their EP Open Out, Shiny Penny presents Wait, Don’t Hold. Admittedly, though I’ve been hearing of the alternative pop-rock band from my birthplace of Kokomo, Indiana, off and on for a little while now, this new record is my first true exposure to the group. The EP opens . . .

 

Relient K: Collapsible Lung

I had looked forward expectantly to a new original album from Relient K ever since their incredibly beautiful, heartfelt Forget and Not Slow Down, which was released in 2009. When I saw a Facebook post from Matthew Hoopes one day in 2013 speaking of a new album entitled Collapsible Lung, I was . . .