As the last couple of months have provided an abundance of acclaimed releases from established artists and comeback albums from those long forgotten, it’s easy to overlook new artists coming into the game- or those that have passed before they had a chance to emerge. One such act and another exemplar of the growing one-man…

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The 2020s are off to an exciting and eclectic start as far as records go. One such example is renowned jazz guitarist Jeff Parker’s LP Suite For Max Brown, another chapter in his experimental odyssey started long ago in his days with Tortoise, Isotope 217 and the Chicago Underground (Parker is still a member of…

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Bombay Bicycle Club were a sizeable force in indie rock when they took a hiatus to do solo projects in 2016. Four years later, and six since their last and appropriately titled LP release So Long, See You Tomorrow, BBC has returned with their highly-anticipated album Everything Else Has Gone Wrong, riding off of the…

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Known for years as Lamb of God’s ripping axeman, Mark Morton has in the last couple of years ventured into the solo game and released a full solo record, Anesthetic in 2019. The record was packed to the rafters with stars, featuring the likes of the late Chester Bennington, Jacoby Shaddix from Papa Roach, Josh…

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Liverpudlians Circa Waves have been hard at work crafting and refining their sound since the success of their debut Young Chasers in 2015. After showcasing growth on their subsequent albums Different Creatures and What’s It Like Over There?, their inaugural release for the 2020s is a split album, much as fellow indie rockers Foals put…

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Aaron Gillespie is nothing if not accomplished as a songwriter. His band Underoath has thus far been nominated for three separate Grammies. Another band of his, The Almost, has played with Jane’s Addiction and Faith No More amongst other alternative heavyweights. The Almost entered the public eye in 2007, and for his 2019 release Fear…

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It’s a new era. A new decade has dawned upon us, and a new mood will gradually start to set in as time goes on. The first noteworthy records are starting to trickle in in 2020’s waking moments, while the last late traces of 2019 are still lingering in the ether for review and comparison.…

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