Single: the black watch – Mad

It’s difficult to categorize the black watch by genre, but the band’s latest single, “Mad,” out on Atom Records, is somewhere between post-punk, psychedelic and alternative rock. Elements characteristic of each of these genres work together with surprising cohesion to create an intricately-woven grungy love song. “Mad” opens with moderately grungy guitar chords and a bright melody … More Single: the black watch – Mad

The Nextwave Sessions: Episode Three – Trauma Illinois

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 Cincinnati psych-rock band Trauma Illinois to chat about their band name, tour, and an exciting upcoming gig. To see more of Indientry, follow us @indientry on Twitter … More The Nextwave Sessions: Episode Three – Trauma Illinois

Album Review: Little Coyote – The Trouble With Teeth

The dichotomy between breathy vocals and heavy-handed alternative pop-rock instrumentals in Little Coyote’s “The Trouble With Teeth” is both catchy and cathartic; it’s often difficult to tell whether the consistently mournful feeling is from foggy vocals, hard instrumentals, or less-than-sunny lyrics. It’s an inviting sadness, however – rather than alienating, Little Coyote welcomes you with … More Album Review: Little Coyote – The Trouble With Teeth

Indientry Turns 2!

Two years ago today, I wrote my first ever album review for Indientry. Yes, it was a review of Twenty One Pilots, but I’ve since branched out from the “mainstream”. Since July of 2015, I’ve published nearly 200 posts, including interviews with my some of my favorite musicians, reviews of my favorite albums, and me gushing … More Indientry Turns 2!