Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Jagged Jaw
Tonight Is (2016)
Crank this to 8.8 of 11
Genre: Indie, Pop
Sounds Like: Hooverphonic, Tame Impala
Catchy, intelligent and spacious indie pop rock is what Jagged Jaw delivers on their debut album Tonight Is.  Jagged Jaw is the creation of Chicago based talent, Bobby Lord. Recruiting a variety of guests to partake on the album, Lord has created a melodic full-bodied work that infuses...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Jan and Lorraine
Gypsy People (1969)
Crank this to 7.6 of 11
Genre: Psychedelic folk
Sounds Like: Joni Mitchel, Jefferson Airplane
1969 was an incredible year for music; the world saw releases from King Crimson with In the Court of the Crimson King Crimson, The Stooges debut record and Jethro Tulls’ Stand Up just to name a few. Gypsy People from Psychedelic folk duo Jan & Lorraine was releas...
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Jenny M. Thomas and the System
Bush Gothic (2011)
Crank this to 8.5 of 11
Genre: Bush Gothic
Sounds Like: Swell Season, Tori Amos, Nickel Creek
We are uncovering some very talented musicians that revel in 'bush music'. These songs represent the early days of the Australian colonies often sung by convicts who were sent to Australia during the early period of British colonization. Welcome from Australia, Jenny M. Thomas and the System, provid...
Friday, April 25, 2014
Jeremy Irons and the Ratgang Malibus
Bloom (2011)
Crank this to 8.5 of 11
Genre: Psychedelic rock
Sounds Like: Graveyard, Led Zeppelin, The Mystic Krewe of Clearlight
A modern day retrospective 70's psychedelic rock band that has some meat on its bones. Over the last few years our editor's have been keeping a strong pulse on the genre finding a variety of credible modern acts that inject their own flare such as Graveyard, The Mystic Krewe of Clearlight and Radio ...
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Jeremy Irons and the Ratgang Malibus
Spirit Knife (2014)
Crank this to 9.6 of 11
|    Editor's Pick
Genre: Psychedelic rock
Sounds Like: Led Zeppelin, Wolfmother, Dead Meadow
#1 ALBUM OF 2014
We are way past the odd and confusing band name. What we have settled into is that this is that this is a fucking great band that will hopefully be around for a long time. On their third release, Spirit Knife, Jeremy Irons & the Ratgang Malibus (...
Monday, August 31, 2015
Jericho Fuzz
Last Mission On Earth (2013)
Turn this to 3 of 11
Genre: Hard rock
Sounds Like: Queens of the Stoneage, Jet, Our Lady Peace
Jericho Fuzz from Helsinki, Finland is a mixed bag of rock. After quite a few rotations, we are still a bit unclear what the direction of the band, are they hard rock, stoner, grunge? Well they sort of dip their toes into all these genres at some point. While we love to hear artists dabble in multip...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
JIRM
Surge Ex Monumentis (2018)
Crank this to 10.5 of 11
|    Editor's Pick
Genre: Psychedelic, Rock, Stoner rock
Sounds Like: Katatonia, Floater, Earthless
While they may have rebranded into the acronym JIRM (formerly Jeremy Irons and the Ratgang Malibus), the Swedish natives stay true to their core sound. A core sound that engulfs the listener into some sort of existential unique out of body endeavor. Perhaps a religious experience or calling from bey...
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Jovontaes
Electric Fog Machine (2015)
Crank this to 8.7 of 11
Genre: Instrumental, Psychedelic, Space rock
Sounds Like: Woodsman, Moon Duo, Wooden Shijps
It was July 25, 2015 In Brooklyn New York. A warm summer day filled with bands playing at festivals and various venues within the robust Brooklyn music scene. We experienced perhaps close to twenty bands or more that day of which many were native to the Brooklyn area. Our night ended at the Palisade...
Monday, September 29, 2014
Joy of Nature
Two Leaves Left (2014)
Crank this to 8 of 11
Genre: Psychedelic folk, Ambient, Experimental
Sounds Like: Junip, Pink Floyd, :novemthree:
The Joy of Nature (TJON) is a psychedelic, ambient folk project by the multi-talented musician known as LC. Residing in the Azores, The Joy of Nature has released 14 albums to date, so you can see he has flown under the radar for quite some time now. This project began back in 1999 when the first in...
Friday, May 23, 2014
Juke Joint Pimps
Boogie the Church Down (2011)
Crank this to 8.5 of 11
Genre: Delta blues, Roots rock
Sounds Like: Reverend Peyton, RL Burnside, The Black Keys
A delta blues gritty southern rock band hailing from Germany? Yup and you would never know it. Over the last ten years the European rock scene has just exploded taking various American influences and adding their own flavor coupled with sensation work ethic to take things to the next level. Sheer pa...
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Julian Magalhaes
Rise of the Eldrazi (2018)
Crank this to 8.3 of 11
Genre: Progressive Metal
Sounds Like: Scale The Summit, Animals As Leaders
The power of album covers is a beautiful thing, that’s what drew us to Julian Magalhaes’ latest album Rise of the Eldrazi, plus we needed to know what an Eldrazi is. The Eldrazi is a creature from the game Magic The Gathering, in case you were wondering. We were a bit leery goin...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
June Cleaver and the Steak Knives
Cleavage (2002)
Turn this to 2.5 of 11
Genre: Pop, Experimental
Sounds Like: They Might Be Giants, Devo, Long Fin Killie
This could be one of the worst vocal performances we have ever heard. There is a big difference between quirky vocals and just flat out bad vocals. The quirky vocals can grow on you assuming the accompaniment is of higher quality. Not only are the vocals vomit inducing, but add to it some annoying l...