Category Archives: Single Reviews

SOTD: Glen Phillips Tugs at the Heart Strings

Song of the Day: “Go” by Glen Phillips

I’ve always felt that one of the saddest things in life is unrequited love (ala “Romeo and Juliet” by Dire Straits).  But Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Glen Phillips has taken that a step sadder in his new music video “Go.”

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Descendents fight fear with music

Descendents – Who We Are

The proto punk-rock group, Descendents have released another wonderful piece of art with politically charged anthems called Who We Are. Upon listening, the first thing I noticed about the start was the lead guitar smashing up a sound that reminds of a Social Distortion song mashed up with some riffs reminiscent of beach rock you’ve heard from a band like Rebelution. The drums on this track are simply smashing with a nice punk beat.

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Astari Nite Brings Goth New Wave Back!

Astari Night Features New Music on Upcoming Florida Dates

In order for me to describe the song, “The Girl Who Tried,” I would have to take you back to a track called “The Boy Who Tried.” Released in 2014 by a band called Astari Nite, off of their EP Anonymous, this song starts with a low frequency gritty rumble and makes it’s way into synth sounding electronica with a nice heavy bass and drums.

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SOTD: Indytronics – Killer New Music from Ukraine!

Savannah Only Temple – Indytronics

This is a first for Rarasfarm – a Song of the Day from the Ukraine!  “Savannah Only Temple” is the first glimpse into the musical world that is Indytronics and it’s a compelling new song, that has wormed its way into our ears.

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SOTD: Euphoria by The Stolen

Euphoria – Killer New Rock from New Jersey

I grew up in New Jersey in the 80’s and loved the music that drifted through my headphones in those formative years.  Based on this background, I was instantly intrigued when I read the press release about some new music from New Jersey with clear 80’s alternative rock undercurrents.

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With Dave Grohl as My Witness

What Did I Do/God As My Witness – TBT SOTD

I remember when I was young and in love with music, I was the kid that was in my room in the cold winter months (and there were quite a few) sitting in front of my old school stereo with tape decks. Back then we didn’t have mp3 players or smartphones or even YouTube for that matter.

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Stone Sour – Taipei Person / Allah Tea

Song Review: Taipei Person / Allah Tea

Stone Sour have done it again. They have put together another album titled Hydrograd, which will be available everywhere June 30th. Stone Sour is Corey Taylor’s first band, though he is more famous for being Slipknot’s vocalist.

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