Jaimee Eat World Release: In The Same Room

We’re taking some risks this year with our upcoming cover song releases starting with an ominous and somewhat creepy “In The Same Room” that had us experimenting with synth pads, weird string instruments and peculiar vocal effects. I’m really not a keys player (I literally have to google chord shapes every time I’m about to try something on these recordings) but I have to say … Continue reading Jaimee Eat World Release: In The Same Room

Jack Adamant finds all the right words in “Obscure Places and Cupboards”.

Flying under the punk rock radar comes Jack Adamant, a solo artist out of Stockholm, Sweden who takes alternative grunge, melodic noise rock and pop-punk and approaches them in a lo-fi DIY manner to create an alluring and memorable sound that tips a hat to artists like The Lemonheads or Hüsker Dü. “Obscure Places and Cupboards” seems to take us directly into the home of … Continue reading Jack Adamant finds all the right words in “Obscure Places and Cupboards”.

New Music Release: Alex Southey – “Common Fantasies”

Alex Southey is a indie-rock artist from Toronto, Ontario blending soulful blues and intimate folk storytelling to create a heart-pumping melodies that are as enchanting as they are tormenting. Their latest release “Common Fantasies” comes from their 2022 EP of the same name released on December 16th; it’s a cavernous alternative rock song that would sit nicely somewhere between fellow Canadians The Glorious Sons or … Continue reading New Music Release: Alex Southey – “Common Fantasies”

Let’s Not

Let’s not pretend it’s more than it isOr that it was greater forces by which we were ledLet’s not, let’s not Please don’t talk about me to your friendsReallocating whatever thread you’ve got leftPlease,Don’t I won’t admit how far it wentTo save you, I’m sure, further embarrassmentI won’t, you know I won’t Don’t twist my words to suit your needsHowever eloquently they falter out as … Continue reading Let’s Not

New Rules Duo pull you out of your chairs and onto the dance floor with “Road To Rendition”

Hot off the tail of their first American tour run that had them embark across the Atlantic to Chicago, Illinois for a 5-week stint, the New Rules Duo are already back in the saddle promoting their latest album “Road To Rendition”. The duo, made up of vocalist Celia Stavri and guitarist Dominik Dybka are no strangers to performing their share of cover songs; In their … Continue reading New Rules Duo pull you out of your chairs and onto the dance floor with “Road To Rendition”

Jaimee Eat World Release: Littlething

With the new release format, I might jump back and fourth a bit between releases and these blogs. Just ahead of Christmas 2022 I low-key put Littlething out on Static Unveiled, and then later Instagram, so you might’ve already heard it but we haven’t really talked about it yet. Before we poke through those lyrics, listen to Jimmy Eat World’s original recording first: And now … Continue reading Jaimee Eat World Release: Littlething

Mail Call! The Canada Post Project has arrived.

In the wake of the hottest tour coming through North America for those aged out of Taylor Swift’s demographic, one that will challenge indie-pop sensation Benjamin Gibbard as he sets out to prove if he has the endurance of working class modern rock power house Bruce Springsteen – yes of course you know, we’re talking about the 20th anniversary tour of Death Cab for Cutie’s … Continue reading Mail Call! The Canada Post Project has arrived.

The 30’s put systemic oppression on trial in “Justice Partners”

With their latest release “Justice Partners”, The 30’s jump right out of the gate with a high energy heart-pumping melody and insistent vocals that immediately tell you this band isn’t here to mess around. While the catchy metal-infused guitar riffs are sure to grip your attention, it’s not long before lead vocalist Katerina’s assertive presence demands you turn your attention to the songs lyrics and … Continue reading The 30’s put systemic oppression on trial in “Justice Partners”

Through

So I’m not who you thoughtOr maybe I wasIn either instanceIt seemsUnworthy of love At surface it’s nothingMerely a crushBut you been here beforeMe?Not even once I know not what you speakWhen you say a little’s enoughEver demandingMore than I’ve got I speak of ill-fated timeWithin the fabric of usAs though I must’ve been rightAnd that it came down to trustBut these roads that I … Continue reading Through

Crooked Forest’s Year in Review: 2022 Edition

We’ve just about made it to the end of 2022 which means it’s time to take a look back through the year and see how much we’ve accomplished before setting our attention to new goals and resolutions. It’s so easy to forget all the little things we’ve done, so I encourage you all to make your own victory list and take a moment just to … Continue reading Crooked Forest’s Year in Review: 2022 Edition