Who would’ve thought that what started out as a 5th grader practicing freestyle rapping in his bedroom would end up becoming the indie bedroom pop talk of the town in Brooklyn?
Saccharine, ostentatious, and over-the-top are all adjectives that could both accurately describe John O’Regan’s solo project and also deter many from listening to his first full length album. However, if liking Diamond Rings is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Out of the ashes of Detachment Kit rises the equally satisfying and more refined sounds of BRONZE.
It’s barely made it above freezing here in Georgia this past week. According to my university, we’re currently under a “Snow Warning” due to the forecasted half inch of such precipitation this evening. Normally, this would be reason to panic and buy french toast ingredients. However, instead, I’m taking solace in the warm, summery sounds of The Very Most.
Sometime in between preparing materials for and building my ark during the Great Flood of Atlanta this fall, I stumbled upon the ethereal vocal stylings of Laura Groves, also known as Blue Roses. Now that Autumn is in full swing here in Georgia, Blue Roses’ self-titled debut appears to be the perfect soundtrack to such drizzly days.
Upon first listen, tUnE-yArDs may sound like just another female fronted indie band with an obnoxiously spelt name. So you can imagine my surprise when during a performance, the only person to come out on stage was a timid-looking young woman with a half-painted face.