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
Hear Caskets Brutal New EP “Plagues”
Caskets – Plagues EP Indie Release Shindig Rating: 7.0 Bentonville metal band, Caskets, return with another round of straight up ass kickers following their April debut. Check out the brutal new Plagues EP below. Plagues by Caskets   Read more
Listen to Tiny Towns Excellent Debut EP
Tiny Towns – Tiny Towns EP Indie Release Shindig Rating: 8.0 Tiny Towns are one of the latest upper delta bands to peak our musical interests here at Shindig. This Jonesboro band comes out swinging with irresistible charm on their self titled debut EP. Five tunes of indie pop... Read more
Adam Faucett’s eagerly anticipated follow up to 2014’s Blind Water Finds Blind Water is set for release on June 29, 2018. Titled It Took The Shape of a Bird, the album is now available for pre-order through Last Chance Records. Faucett recently filmed a music video in support of the... 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
FULL ALBUM STREAM: Whoopsi / N/A
Whoopsi – N/A Tape Dad 2018 Shindig Rating: 6.0 Stream the debut EP from Fayetteville’s Whoopsi. Recorded by ‘Filthy’ Phil Eubanks, the EP offers a 6-song collection of lo-fi indie goodness. Check it out below.  N/A by Whoopsi   Read more
Stream the new Crash Blossom Single ‘Harmonies’
Fayetteville indie-rock upstarts, Crash Blossom, have given the first taste from their upcoming EP. Titled ‘Harmonies’ the band will be releasing the EP June 9th with an EP release show at Nomads in Fayetteville. Check out the full track below. Harmonies by Crash Blossom Read more
ALBUM REVIEW: JONTEAL / AQUATICA
Jon Jackson, the Fayetteville electronic producer formerly known as Atta, has released his first EP by his new stage name, Jonteal. The EP, titled Aquatica, features three new tracks. Jon discussed the transition from Atta to Jonteal, his influences, and future plans on the Episode 26 of the Shindigmusic Podcast... Read more
Fractal Sky Releases First Music in 2 Years
Fayetteville’s Fractal Sky AKA Aaron Spence just released a brand new single titled “Perseverance” following a 2-year hiatus. You can check out the stream below. Read more
Stream Goon Des Garcon’s “Pop Art”
Little Rock’s Goon Des Garcons just released his latest track titled “Pop Art” and you can stream it below. Read more
The Shindig Q&A with Mic Adams
Mic Adams, a Fayetteville-based rapper and Razorback fanatic, releases his debut album May 5th. This past week, Shindigmusic spoke with him about the LP and some of his upcoming plans. What has changed from your self-produced mixtape release to now releasing “Legacy”? Major changes. Let’s see. 1) Production; the... Read more
Amasa Hines Release Video for “Zatoichi”
It’s been a long time since Amasa Hines 2014 debut All The World There Is. Now the band returns in epic fashion with the stunning “Zatoichi” Read more
Stream The Rios New Single “Smoke and Mirrors”
One of the hottest new acts in Arkansas, Little Rock’s The Rios, have released a new single and video for the track “Smoke and Mirrors” and you can check out both below. Smoke and Mirrors by The Rio's Read more
Welles Releases New Single
Welles has released a new single from the upcoming Red Trees and White Trashes album. The latest single titled “Rock N Roll” is available in full below. Read more
Stream: Cosmic Elegy “ASTRAL”
“ASTRAL is my first release in over a year. I’ve been working on this song for a long time and I’m stoked to finally release it. ” – Cosmic Elegy Read more
Woody & Sunshine: The Shindig Interview
Woody & Sunshine, the picking duo from the Ozarks, gave Fayetteville a visit last month to preview their upcoming DOUBLE-EP release. Although the official release of the CD has been be delayed until Friday, during their performance at George’s Majestic Lounge they performed selections from the DOUBLE-EP, dubbed the... Read more
Little Rock’s Doom Metal titans Pallbearer have shared a brand new track  for Adult Swim titled ‘Dropout.’ The track will be available worldwide April 13th! Follow the LINK and bang thy head! Read more
Elise Davis Announces New Album and Single
Elise Davis has announced the release date for her latest album Cactus. The album is set for release this September with the first single “Don’t Bring Me Flowers” being available on Friday, April 13. Photo Credit: Alysse Gafkjen Read more
FULL ALBUM STREAM: Ghost Bones / Lipshifter
Hot Spring’s hottest musical export, Ghost Bones, have release their highly anticipated debut full-length album, Lipshifter. Lipshifter was recorded/mixed/mastered by Devin Castle and co-produced by Ghost Bones. You can stream it in all its glory below.  Lipshifter by GHOST BONES Read more
FULL ALBUM STREAM: Ten High / Self Entitled
Fayetteville’s Ten High have been a staple of the Northwest Arkansas musical underground since the release of 2014’s Libido. Their latest full-length, Self Entitled, marks a strange but wonderful turn from drunken punks to what feels at times like grunge inspired freakouts. While the pop hooks from 2016’s This... Read more