February 2021 Roundup

Winter isn’t quite finished with us yet, but thankfully, we’ve had a mountain of great new music to help keep us warm and our spirits high. Here’s a sampling of some of the cool recent releases that we’ve been digging lately… Adeline Hotel – Good Timing Fingerpicking fans will be obsessed with Good Timing, theContinue reading “February 2021 Roundup”

January 2021 Roundup (Part 1)

Greetings, folks! Here’s hoping that your new year is off to a great start. I spent the end of 2020 packing up and moving into a new home, so I’ve been a little behind on reviews. So here’s the first half of this month’s roundup of cool new releases that have been hanging out inContinue reading “January 2021 Roundup (Part 1)”

Holiday Music Roundup

While COVID is still stalking us like a pissed off Krampus, we have to stay in and avoid celebrating the holidays in groups this year. With that in mind, you need to party even harder at home on your own to make up for it, so you’re going to need plenty of great new holidayContinue reading “Holiday Music Roundup”

November 2020 Roundup

Last week’s roundup post barely put a dent into the pile of great new releases that were sent to us, so we just had to rush out a second roundup right away. Nick Jonah Davis – When the Sun Came Nick Jonah Davis is a guitarist from Derbyshire, England, who plays in a style thatContinue reading “November 2020 Roundup”

October 2020 Roundup

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, this autumn has been an especially phenomenal season for new records. With everything going on in the world right now, we needed it. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the very fine releases that we’ve been digging this month… SPAZA feat. Ariel Zamonsky, Gontse Makhene,Continue reading “October 2020 Roundup”

September Roundup – Volume 2

In spite of COVID, the continued effects of the pandemic and the unearthly firescapes that are currently decimating the west coast, this fall is proving to be an abundantly fruitful season for excellent new releases. So this month absolutely called for a second volume of our roundup. Check out some of the killer new albumsContinue reading “September Roundup – Volume 2”

September 2020 Roundup

Seeing that so many amazing albums came out on the same day last week, I figured I’d get September’s Roundup post done early and cover them here along with a few other new releases that have been getting constant airplay around RCU Towers. Hip to it below… L.A. Witch – Play With Fire West CoastContinue reading “September 2020 Roundup”

August 2020 Roundup

How are we already in August? AUGUST. Anyway, while I figure out why time has become so distorted, here’s some great new music: Surf Muscle – “Theme From Surf Muscle”/”In The Hall of The Mountain King” Lathe-cut onto transparent vinyl in extremely limited quantities, Surf Muscle’s latest single is a red hot cruise of summerContinue reading “August 2020 Roundup”

July 2020 Roundup

We’re about to roll into another month with a good amount of fear, uncertainty and anxiety in our minds, so here’s a new pile of music that you can get lost into and seek a little healing and comfort from.  Josh Kimbrough – Slither, Soar & Disappear  Leave it to Tompkins Square to release someContinue reading “July 2020 Roundup”

June 2020 Roundup

There’s plenty going on in the world right now that’s far more important than what I have to say about music. However if you’re anything like me, taking an occasional break to get lost into some tunes might be the best way to process all of the heavy stuff and stay centered. So here’s aContinue reading “June 2020 Roundup”