Sam Gelston is a singer-songwriter in the Boston area. Experimentation and non-perfectionism are key to Sam, as can be heard through his unique voice and rough edge, which create dissonance.
Their first single, melodic major-scale pop in the tradition of “Island in the Sun” Weezer, couldn’t get much more single-y. - Spark & Fizz
“Animal Talk’s energetic, danceable sound and their irresistibly cool vibe will have you wishing you could have them at your next house party. They’re the kind of band you want to listen to, but also want to hang out with.”
To create her Beach House-meets-Beach Boys surfy dream-pop, Sutherland experimented with layers in GarageBand, a method she still employs to this day, alone in her room.
- WGBH -Bands You Should Know
Cosgrove’ s music can be described best as ethereal and thought provoking;
allowing the listener to lose themselves in the lyrics,catchy hooks and driving beats.
Sinnet Spooky-pants, indie-pop with bits of soul, fuzz and rhythm & blues. Featuring folks from: Fatal Flaw, Soft Pyramids, Mount Peru, Bellwire, and Karate.
Every track stands on its own and is different from the next one. Borelli is making moves with his music and is really experimenting with whatever more he can do to keep the fans and new-listeners engaged.
American Rock & Roll, Folk Rock
Fresh and warm with folk rock elements, featuring breezy acoustic guitar and electric guitar that create a reflective mood.
Nina Simone, Leonard Cohen, The Elationists, Iron & Wine, Tom Waits, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Neko Case, Jenny Lewis, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Sweet Crude Bill, Camera Obscura, Alt-J, Beethoven, Prokofiev
Like a modern day Bow Wow Wow
Five gentlemen who create loud, soft, loud melodies of far-out pop sprinkled with do-wop, rock n’ roll, and dark days ingredients, bled from the pulses of old and new friends making a noise.
. . . the pair is well aware of their peers and is just Will Smithing the other MP3s you could be listening to instead."
- THE FADER
"Lush and sadly beautiful."
- USA Today
Infectious hooks and dreamy, sparkling guitars collide with gritty, lo-fi, garage rock.
Atmosphere in droves, moving through several passages of a layered, guitar-wailing, cymbal-crashing, space-rocking drama.
FLORIO drives home a deep sense of nostalgia and emotion through a fluttering of poignant hooks, neon synths, and raw honesty.
Lady Pills combines elements of loud, fuzz-filled rock and a raw, stripped-down sound with intimate and relatable lyrics. Taking inspiration from bands such as Pixies and the Raincoats.
Exuberant and awe-inspiring, featuring bouncy synthesizer, electric guitar and beats that create a powerful, contemplative mood.
Photo by Liz McBride
You need a touchstone? Maybe Spoon or Wilco. No, forget the touchstone -- I like how they expanded their songs into territory those bands can’t or won't. Wait, wait, maybe the touchstone is Steely Dan on uppers then downers then more uppers." - Jed Gottlieb, Boston Herald
Dutch ReBelle is known for “mixing introspective, punch-lined filled lyrics with heart pounding production”.
Influences - Usher, Ne-Yo, Prince, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Sade, Stevie Wonder and many many more
Anchored by a heavy EDM/Pop backbone and steeped in R&B/Hip-Hop
- I Am Hip Hop Magazine
"Tucson is the sort of intelligent pop that we need more of . . . It's a shadowy, warm record that feels like a place we've all been before, and having that feeling is peaceful. In this way, Tucson achieves something real and beautiful."
— City Pages Minneapolis
Broken Blues Riff Rock from Portland ME.
Boston's International ambassadors of garage rock 'n' roll. MUCK & THE MIRES are a blend of the 1964 Beatles and the Ramones. Named #1 Garage Rock Band by LITTLE STEVEN Van Zandt, they have albums produced by RUNAWAYS legend KIM FOWLEY and JIM DIAMOND (White Stripes).