Album Review: Toebow – Themes

Despite a healthy dose of weirdness, Brooklyn psych-pop quintet Toebow‘s forthcoming record is surprisingly accessible. Titled Themes, the album is out Friday, May 24 on Imaginator Records and follows Toebow’s 2018 EP, Spirit Mane. Its eight tracks shine with catchy melodies, fun music and vivid lyrics, yet the band is lighthearted and relaxed – and all of … More Album Review: Toebow – Themes

Single: Jon Worthy & The Bends – Takin’ My Time

Nashville indie Americana-rock trio Jon Worthy & The Bends released “Takin’ My Time,” an appealing, vulnerable track full of folky melodies, on Friday, May 17. There is still more to come, however; the song is the second single from the band’s upcoming third full-length record, Something’s Gotta Give, which will be released on June 28. On the … More Single: Jon Worthy & The Bends – Takin’ My Time

Album Review: Adir L.C. – Basket Star

Multi-instrumentalist Adir L.C. returns on Friday, May 17 with his newest indie folk-rock record, Basket Star, released on Birdwatcher Records. It’s a complex and enticing album, yet despite the incredibly intricate layers of sound, Adir maintains a faithful honesty to himself and his craft throughout. Basket Star‘s defining feature is its complexity; each track’s intricate layers of … More Album Review: Adir L.C. – Basket Star

The Nextwave Sessions – Episode Five: Ceci Clark and Chlo White

The Nextwave Sessions is Indientry’s podcast designed to help you get to know a band we love and hope you’ll love next. This month, host Abby Jeffers meets with Columbus photographers and musicians Ceci Clark, who makes solo music and will perform with her full band later this month, and Chlo White, who creates with … More The Nextwave Sessions – Episode Five: Ceci Clark and Chlo White

EP Review: Misty Mtn – Missed Your Call EP

Brooklyn couple Morissa Trunzo and Lucas Segall, who make music as Misty Mtn, released their debut “dark mountain pop” EP, titled Missed Your Call, on Thursday, May 9. It’s a strong start to the band’s discography, full of catchy melodies and languid synth, and its five tracks are deep, luscious and mesmerizing. The EP opens with what … More EP Review: Misty Mtn – Missed Your Call EP

Album Review: Pheeyownah – SILVER

Swedish and Ugandan singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and dancer Pheeyownah‘s debut album, SILVER, was released on Friday, May 3 and marked a strong start to the musician’s discography. Packed full of R&B instrumentals and driving percussion, SILVER is nothing short of mesmerizing. The influence of Pheeyownah’s history as a dancer is clear on nearly every track. Her music is … More Album Review: Pheeyownah – SILVER

Q&A: Grimalkin Records members and manager Nancy Kells explain collective’s mission and background

Grimalkin Records, a music and zine collective based out of Richmond, Virginia, is relatively new. With three releases in 2018 and several lined up for 2019, however, the collective is already working hard. Grimalkin is not genre-based, instead focusing on releasing and promoting music by queer people of color (QPOC). The label itself is run … More Q&A: Grimalkin Records members and manager Nancy Kells explain collective’s mission and background