Hannah Van Loon, aka Tanukichan, is not exactly reinventing the wheel on her debut LP Sundays, as much as she's modifying it. She creatively toys with shoegaze and dream pop, with plenty of indicators to give one the inkling that, while this is clearly familiar territory for the Oakland-based musician, it may be only a temporary … Continue reading Album Review: Tanukichan—Sundays
An album created by two 19-year-olds that will keep you guessing. Rosa Walton & Jenny Hollingworth create a twisted mix of bubblegum harmonies and synth-pop one minute that amazes – the battle cry of “Hot Pink”, or the beautiful yet stuttering “Falling Into Me” – but then becomes overwhelmingly stunted by its own aesthetic the next. Think: … Continue reading Album Review: Let’s Eat Grandma—I’m All Ears
What can mend a broken heart? Maybe Jeff and Jobe's picks for best breakup songs! Episode 6 is up now, featuring the guys' Top 3 breakup songs, plus music from Hot Snakes and RL Burnside, Jobe's review/reaction to Water and Solutions by Far, the Spotify Wager, and music from The Stranger in the Unsigned Artist … Continue reading Episode 6: Breakup Songs
Jeff and Jobe give their picks for Song of the Year for 2015, 2016, and 2017, plus Jobe's review/reaction after listening to Radiohead's OK Computer, music from Turnstile, and San Diego's Nolander is featured in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Check out Episode 5: Song of the Year for the Past 3 Years, out now!
Jeff and Jobe offer up their top 3 albums of 1993, plus music from Whores and Calexico, and Space Bus in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Check out Episode 3: Top 3 Albums of 1993, out now!
In this episode, Jeff and Jobe each countdown their top 3 cover songs by the likes of Helmet, Afghan Whigs, and Michelle Branch among others. Plus music from R.E.M. and Somali Yach Club, and San Diego's The Visiters in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Check out Episode 2: Our Top 3 Cover Songs now!
The Ringing Ear Podcast is live, everybody! In the premiere episode, Jeff and Jobe set out to prove that if you look hard enough you can still find good music, even in the unlikeliest of places.