Rachel Ammons Releases New EP and Announces Livestream
Rachel Ammons is a DIYer in music, merch, and ethos, titling her first solo album No Man Band after her one-man-band playing style. On the EP, as well as when performing live, she simultaneously plays her instruments, including guitar, banjo, bass drum, high hats, harmonica, and vocals. In a... Read more
White Mansion “Human” ALBUM REVIEW
WHITE MANSIONHUMAN8/10 The world needs more bands like White Mansion. I’m not sure there’s any current act doing what White Mansion is doing right now and if they are, I doubt they’re doing it as well. The Fayetteville dark new wave group just released its brilliant debut LP titled... Read more
Arkansauce “Maybe Someday” ALBUM REVIEW

Arkansauce return with stellar fourth album.

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The Salty Dogs “Gold” ALBUM REVIEW

The Salty Dogs return with one of the best albums of the year!

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Basement Brew “Big Damn Ocean” ALBUM REVIEW

Basement Brew return with their excellent sophomore album!

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ALBUM REVIEW: bLAck pARty “Endless Summer”
ALBUM REVIEW: TOOL “Fear Inoculum”

TOOL RETURNS!

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Drawing Blanks “Lover In The Sky” (Album Review)

Fayetteville’s Drawing Blanks return with new EP!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Magnolia “Follow Me Down”
Glen Campbell “Legacy 1961-2017”

Glen Campbell’s Legendary Recording Career receives massive 78-Track Box Set “The Legacy 1961-2017”

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Lost John Return with “Let It Be Strange”

Lost John hypnotize with debut full-length LP

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THE ALBUM REVIEW: Shawn James “The Dark & the Light”
Amasa Hines Returns with “Ivory Loving Glass”
Try as we might, it’s hard for us to silo the music of Amasa Hines. And perhaps that’s the point. Whether touching on elements of soul or jazz, more straightforward indie rock, or even a little bit of gospel, the brilliant central Arkansas outfit is keen to keeping your... Read more
NEW BIKE RACK RECORDS COMP DISPLAYS ARKANSAS TALENT
A load of talent has been born and bred within the borders of the state of Arkansas over time. From legends like Al Green, Glen Campbell, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Johnny Cash, to the modern day scene, Arkansans have been making music for the masses for quite some time.... Read more
ALBUM REVIEW: COUCH JACKETS / GO TO BED
Couch Jackets — “Go to Bed” Indie Release Shindig Rating: 9.0 Released: July 27, 2018 Is it possible to see visions when you listen to music? Perhaps it happens when you listen to Pink Floyd, or records from the psych-era Beatles or Beach Boys, or anything from Tame Impala... Read more
ALBUM REVIEW: THE WIRMS / AIN’T GONNA FIND ME
A while ago, July 7, 2018 to be exact, The Wirms released their first full-length album. After being lucky enough to see them live for at least a couple of years, the first question I had to ask myself was, “Will this record capture all the sweaty, squirmy intensity... Read more
ALBUM REVIEW:  TERMINUS / FORTUNE LOOMING
Terminus – Fortune Looming Indie Release Shindig Rating: 9.0 Released July 14 2018   The smartest band in Arkansas released its second full-length album this week, and it’s everything we hoped for and more. I liken Terminus, the aforementioned smartest band in the state, to a finely-tuned muscle car. Because... Read more
ALBUM REVIEW: ADAM FAUCETT / IT TOOK THE SHAPE OF A BIRD
Adam Faucett – It Took the Shape of a Bird Last Chance Records Shindig Rating: 10.0 Singer-songwriters are known for telling stories in their songs, and Little Rocker Adam Faucett really leans into that method and takes it to the next level on “King Snake”, the mournful opener to... Read more
ALBUM REVIEW: DRAWING BLANKS / TRACELESS
Drawing Blanks – Traceless EP Indie Release Shindig Rating: 8.5 With the opening flurry of guitar notes on Drawing Blank’s Traceless EP, it’s apparent that what follows will be a ferociously engaging listening experience. Their unique sound hits the ears in such a way that doesn’t mimic, but conjures... Read more
ALBUM REVIEW: WHITE MANSION / EVERYTHING IN THIS ROOM FALLS
WHITE MANSION – Everything In This Room Falls Indie Release Shindig Rating: 9.0 Fayetteville synth-rockers White Mansion have been kicking around the Northwest Arkansas DIY scene since their experimental 2015 self-titled release. Comprised of vocalist Dusty Domino, guitarist Travis Keymar, keyboard wizard Andy Wade, and the rhythm section of bassist Jim Looper and... Read more