Shane Gillis/PORTAL

I was recently given the welcomed opportunity to listen to PORTAL. Without knowing a lot about the artist, Shane Gillis, or his work, I wasn’t at all sure of what to expect. Less than 2 minutes in, my exact thoughts were “This is amazing. This guy should be seeking film placement.” ( if you know […]

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Strange Hellos

Strange Hellos released their debut studio album, Chromatics, back in October via Brilliance Records. (Norway) It was recorded at the iconic Abbey Road studios in London. The music of Strange Hellos has been described as everything from psych rock, shoegaze, post punk, to power pop. They have been compared to School of Seven Bells, Alvvays, and The […]

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The Franklin Electric; Blue Ceilings

I’m literally listening to the music of The Franklin Electric as I write. I’ve listened so many times over the last few weeks and every time I listen I’m taken by something new and beautiful that my ear missed the time before. Their sound and lyrics lead you through the highest highs and lowest lows of human emotion. Their […]

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