Author Archives: Michael Eades

Palm Ghosts – “Wide Awake and Waiting” (Official Video)

There’s a tricky balance to achieve when wearing your influences on your sleeve. Lean too far one way and you’ll find yourself cast as an unoriginal take on well tred territory but too far the other way may result in being shrugged off as not-as-good-as when the originator did the thing you love. The latest […]

Jonie – “All the Time”

Back in November 2019, Jonie reset all his social accounts and started promoting a new EP on the horizon for January 2020. The producer / alt-pop musician has made good on that promise by releasing the first of the three tracks in the form of “All the Time,” now streaming on all the obvious platforms […]

Freak Daddy – “Understand (How Bout No) [The DM Song]”

“Hi, do you send nudes?” is a helluva way to start a conversation but, sadly, probably not an altogether rare one for anyone using a social network capable of Direct Messages. Local EDM and Pop artist Freak Daddy recently encountered this exact conversation (coupled with an additionally disparaging follow-up) but decided to make something great […]

sugar sk*-*lls – explicit ethical agent

explicit ethical agent by sugar sk*-*lls For the unfamiliar, sugar sk*-*lls is the moniker of Ben Marcantel, an electronic musician that has been creating a slew of music since 2010’s release Another Michael Mann Film. He’s collaborated with Matt Glassmeyer (Meadownoise) and Lindsey John (NUDITY) on his track “Tethers“, as well as Coupler and Lylas […]

Spewfest V Lineup Announced

The folks at Cold Lunch Recordings have officially announced the lineup for Spewfest 5 and it is, as expected, quite a doozie. The barrage of performances takes place on February 8th between multiple stages at The Cobra and The East Room. You can, and absolutely should, RSVP to the event over on Facebook. The announced […]

Lava Gulls – “Piano Song”

Piano Song by Lava Gulls Back in July of 2019, Lava Gulls released their excellent full-length album Glass Negative. It’s a brilliantly layered and textured collection of songs filled with beats to get you moving, overlaid with yearning and melancholy vocals. It’s often a cathartic listen that builds into explosive releases of smiling optimism. It’s […]

R. Stevie Moore – Lets!

LET'S! by R. STEVIE MOORE If we’re being honest, a new release from R. Stevie Moore is a very commonplace occurrence. It’s unclear if there’s any sort of official count on his discography but it certainly exceeds 400 albums at this point. It’s an onslaught to keep up with but, quite frankly, always manages to […]