On their recent single, “Blow,” Bus Stop Poets delve into the theme of lost love as heard within the framework of an acoustic-pop landscape overflowing with bobbing bass plunks and harmonies worthy of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Another testament to Karman’s ability to merge the ephemeral and corporeal aspects of his melodic perspectives, “Another Chance” offers us another avenue through which we can connect with Historian on an incredibly personal level.
On El Rocko’s debut single, “Half the Day,” he molds elements of dream pop, acoustic pop and ‘80s synth-rock into a unique and mesmerizing whir of miles-long melodies and catchy sounds that are definitely going to get stuck in your head for days.
With “Work It Out,” Pleasure Craft channels the wobbly rhythms of The Human League and Ultravox, building a compelling ‘80s pop aesthetic that feels immediately familiar but also alien in its execution.
On recent single, “The Other Shoe,” Model Citizen digs into the detailed desperation of a failing relationship, using lilting piano lines, strings and warped organ wobbles to create an honest and heartbreaking musical landscape.
On C2 & The Brothers Reed’s recent single, “No Pressure” the band doles out a modernist version of ‘70s rock and roll, finding nuance and complexity in their soul-inflected riffs and memorable melodies.
Earlier this year, Stoned Cold Fox performed at Songbirds in Chattanooga and tested out some new material for the audience — among those new songs was “Bad Dog,” a jolting brew of classic rock archetypes that found the band exploring the limits of the genre.