The Fire Note Blazing Top 50 Albums Of 2023

2023 was a great year in music! Solid release after solid release made this year’s list one of the hardest to put together in TFN’s 17-year history. The simple fact is that TFN receives hundreds of albums every year for review so it is never an easy task. In regards to our annual best-of list … Read more

Kendra Morris: I Am What I’m Waiting For [Album Review]

Kendra MorrisI Am What I’m Waiting ForColemine/Karma Chief Records [2023] When Kendra Morris released Nine Lives at the beginning of 2022, it was the culmination of more than ten years of creative partnership with producer and songwriter Jeremy Page. The psych-soul opus, Morris’s first for Colemine imprint Karma Chief Records, was one of the best … Read more

The Blazing Top 50 Albums Of 2022

The music world has been slowly uncoiling from the pandemic which gave us another onslaught of great 2022 releases this year. This created another tough think tank around what albums would make The Blazing Top 50. There are plenty that we missed and one rule at TFN is that a review had to be posted … Read more

Tour Spotlight: Monophonics | GA-20 | Kendra Morris

Monophonics Sage Motel Tour is a little over halfway through its 24 city North America run and TFN couldn’t think of a better show to put on your “must see” list if you are lucky enough to have it stop in your town. The bill is a Colemine Records triple threat as Monophonics’ groove is … Read more

Kendra Morris: Nine Lives [Album Review]

Kendra MorrisNine LivesColemine/Karma Chief Records [2022] Kendra Morris has been releasing music for over a decade, putting out several albums, EPs, and singles since 2011 while collaborating with the likes of Czarface and Chico Mann along the way. She joined the ever-expanding roster of Colemine Records imprint Karma Chief in 2021 with her excellent single … Read more