HipsterSpinster’s Best Albums of 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve dusted off this blog, but lately, I’ve been feeling inspired so I guess this is me trying to catch lightning in a bottle. Continue reading “HipsterSpinster’s Best Albums of 2017”

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New Music: Triptides – “Colors” EP

"Colors" by Triptides

While there is a lot of (well-deserved) attention out today for the release of Mike Adams At His Honest Weight’s Best of the Boiler Room Classics, I want to take some time to turn your ears toward another great release by a Bloomington band today.

Colors is the latest release by local psychedelic, surf-y rockers Triptides. The EP is out today on Jaunt Records with both a digital format and a limited edition cassette. Continue reading “New Music: Triptides – “Colors” EP”

5 Reasons Why You Need to Hear Barrence Whitfield & the Savages’ “Dig Thy Savage Soul”

I’ve been busy, you’ve been busy. It happens. But when you let being ‘busy’ take you away from things you want and should do for yourself, you’ve stopped living for simply existing. Not acceptable.

Thankfully, I saw the light and decided that the cure for my “busy trap” was to check out the new album Dig Thy Savage Soul from Barrence Whitfield & the Savages. The album came out last month on Bloodshot Records and has been glaring at me from my To-Do list for far too long. It was just the right prescription. And now I’m sharing the dose with you. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Hear Barrence Whitfield & the Savages’ “Dig Thy Savage Soul””

In My Box: Moor Hound

Blogger inboxes are always full of requests to cover music, often there is just too much to go around. But sometimes, you click a link and find something that speaks to you. This week that ‘something’ was Stifled Spirit by Moor Hound.

Stifled Spirit

Do ever have moments when you see album artwork that perfectly sets the tone and setting for the music behind it? That’s what happened to me this week with Moor Hound‘s Stifled Spirit. I knew nothing about the band, but when I hit that ‘play’ icon I felt at home Continue reading “In My Box: Moor Hound”

New Music: Shannon Hayden – “Solid State Cello”

Sometimes ‘multi-instrumentalist’ just doesn’t say enough. Shannon Hayden is one such example. On first glance, she’s a classically trained cellist, but only moments into her music listeners are thrown for a loop…literally. Continue reading “New Music: Shannon Hayden – “Solid State Cello””

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