Louisiana soul rockers Seratones may have reined in their previously brash punk sound in favor of the grungy, modern soul-meets-rock music of POWER, their sophomore record, but the album is no less massive. Out August 23 on New West Records, POWER mixes strong vocals, modern melodies and classic R&B tones to create a sound that’s altogether irresistible. Though … More Album Review: Seratones – POWER
For the past twelve days, Indientry has been silent; I was with eleven other teenagers on a backpacking and environmental service trip through Outward Bound, hiking a portion of the Appalachian Trail and helping out around Philadelphia. It was definitely exhausting, but I had fun with my crew and it was nice to take a … More Album Review: KNOTTS – IS IT ART YET?
“Cinematic” alternative R&B artist Alexander Lynch, operating out of a collaborative artist space in Detroit, makes music that is equal parts sultry and electronic. Recently, he released a single–”Wine Drunk”, embedded below–and Indientry had the opportunity to ask a few questions about it. Check out the interview below! Indientry: What kind of music … More Interview: Alexander Lynch
Counterfeit Madison is one of those local musicians who you hear the coolest stories about. In this case, the positive reputation of the mastermind behind the music (Sharon Udoh) far preceded her project; yet “Opposable Thumbs,” Counterfeit Madison’s new genre-bending funk-punk-rock album, is somehow still better than I ever thought it could be. The … More Album Review: Counterfeit Madison – Opposable Thumbs
Similarly to the Joywave album I wrote about on Sunday, Amber Ryann‘s latest EP, “Voice Memos” features a common theme of struggling to find a place in a world full of turmoil. This time around, however, her blend of hip-hop, indie pop, and rock combined with genuine, charged lyrics makes for a unique fifteen-minute experience. … More EP Review: Amber Ryann – Voice Memos
Sometimes, I’m putting together a project that’s totally unrelated to this blog, and I happen to stumble upon something wonderful. In this case, I’m working on a final documentary for my Gender Studies class – you’ll see it soon – and I discovered Ella Starr, R&B and neo-soul singer extraordinaire. Her self-titled album is seriously intricate and smooth. … More Album Review: Ella Starr – Ella Starr