Sincerely, Dead – Cloven EP

Sincerely, Dead is a band consisting of one man — and his shadows. I’m not joking. Daniel Irvine is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist (although he performs live with a hands-free backing track set-up) and consummate showman. I saw him as Sincerely, Dead last week at what he claims was his first show ever. This was a little hard to … [Read more...]

Diagonals – Valley of the Cyclops

From Austin, Texas this five-piece brings us a debut album that is both upbeat and a bit gloomy at the same time.  The music begs one to get up and shake it retro-style while both the tone and lyrics cast a bit of a different feel.  The contrast is interesting, something I might expect out of a Quentin Tarantino film soundtrack.  The dusty guitars, … [Read more...]