All posts by Benjamin Ricci

  • Record Review: The Ruby Spirit

    The Ruby Spirit Born Under A Veil Toronto, ON “Dark, whimsical and decidedly rock ‘n’ roll” Zesty and zealous, “Tin Can Bees” starts off The...

  • VINYL OF THE MONTH: Q-Dee 7-inch Rock and Soul Series (#1-4)

    Q-Dee 7-inch Rock and Soul Series (#1-4) Somerville, MA “Give your turntable a soul” A celebration of diversity and a throwback to the days of...

  • Record Review: Mikey Jukebox

    Mikey Jukebox Mikey Jukebox Rochester, NY “Gather ’round the jukebox for some dancing!” Mikey Jukebox, a.k.a. Mike James, formerly of NY band Longwave (amongst others),...

  • Record Review: Love in Stockholm

    Love in Stockholm A King’s Ransom Allston, MA “Funky and stylish debut from Boston rockers” Words that come to mind after listening to this album...

  • Record Review: Kurt Rosenwinkel

    Kurt Rosenwinkel Our Secret World Philadelphia, PA “Mind blowing jazz guitar” Just when you thought the jazz guitarist of his generation couldn’t do anything more...

  • Record Review: Julius C

    Julius C Ok, Ok New York, NY “Et Tu B?” Self-described as “a story of love, loss, and self discovery,” Julius C’s Ok, Ok is...

  • Record Review: Johnny Hi-Fi

    Johnny Hi-Fi Love Sold Me Out Oakland, CA “Heralding back to an era of catchy pop alternatives” A rich history precedes today’s Johnny Hi-Fi. The...

  • Record Review: Invisible Hand

    Invisible Hand Invisible Hand Charlottesville, VA “A year’s worth of emotion, a year in the making” Indie rock group Invisible Hand, the one-time side project...

  • Record Review: HoneyChild

    HoneyChild Nearer The Earth Los Angeles, CA “Strong vocals and indie charm” Los Angeles folk rockers HoneyChild kick off debut album Nearer The Earth with...

  • Record Review: Holy Grail

    Holy Grail Crisis in Utopia San Diego, CA “Guitar Heroes” Holy Grail parties like it’s 1991. This heavy metal quintet focuses on throwback thrash riffs...