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Parsonsfield Add Indie Pop to Their Folk on 'Happy Hour on the Floor'

Happy Hour on the Floor is a considerable departure from Parsonsfield's acclaimed rustic folk sound signaling their indie-pop orientation. Parsonsfield remind their audience to bestow gratitude and practice happiness: a truly welcomed exaltation.


The Suitcase Junket Pushes for a Bigger Audience with 'Mean Dog, Trampoline'

Mean Dog, Trampoline is a thoroughly enjoyable album that highlights Matthew Lorenz's skills as a songwriter. Having Steve Berlin along as a producer certainly helps bring out more color in the Suitcase Junket's music.


And the Kids Revel in the Strength Derived From Defeat on 'When This Life Is Over'

And the Kids' When This Life is Over contributes to the annals of popular culture representing melancholy while situating the band alongside the likes of Sylvia Plath, Robert Smith, Tennessee Williams, and a cadre of other artists and musicians hectored by dejection.


Sweet 'Dreams' Are Made of Twisted Pine Covering Blondie's "Heart of Glass" (premiere)

Four musicians from various parts of the country with varied influences found a common bond in Boston as Twisted Pine, and take on some heavy hitters as they release a seven-song EP full of spark, light and irresistible force.


Birds of Chicago Summon Traditional Americana with Global Influences on 'Love in Wartime'

Finding inspiration from the act of love, Birds of Chicago's Love in Wartime provides an unadulterated take of classic Americana.

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