Dave Segedy: Layup [Album Review]

Dave Segedy Layup Old Flame/Jurassic Pop Records [2015] Fire Drill Album Review: Dave Segedy has been staying busy as Layup is his second release this year following his March debut Schrodego. With all this he is also prepping to start recording again with his Bloomington, IN band Sleeping Bag. I like when the drummer can … Read more

Heyrocco: Teenage Movie Soundtrack [Album Review]

Heyrocco Teenage Movie Soundtrack Old Flame Records [2015] Fire Drill Album Review: Heyrocco’s debut album is a throwback to the alternative rock of the 1990s. I was in high school then; the members of Heyrocco are just a couple of years removed from high school now. The lyrics and themes of the album remind me … Read more

Dave Segedy: Schrodego [Album Review]

Dave Segedy Schrodego Old Flame/Jurassic Pop Records [2015] Fire Drill Album Review: Dave Segedy, who just so happens to be a member of Bloomington, IN band Sleeping Bag, jumps out on his own with the ultra-catchy Schrodego. If Tony Molina’s Dissed and Dismissed pushed all of the right pleasure buttons for you, well then you … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: Doe – “Oh, Nostalgia!”

London-based trio Doe is made up of Nicola Leel (vocals/guitar), Matt Sykes (guitar), and Jake Popyura (drums.) The group formed in 2013 and put out a handful of singles & EPs. That work has developed into their debut record, First Four, that will see its North American release on February 24th via Old Flame Records. … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: YAWN – “Flytrap”

Do you enjoy electro-infused indie rock along the lines of Animal Collective and Yeasayer? Assuming you said yes, today’s Fire Track, “Flytrap,” from Chicago band YAWN should hit your musical sweet spot. I think you will like how the song ebbs and flows like an electro-smooth gulf wave with its Broken Bells type vocals before … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: The Pharmacy – “Masten Lake Lagoon”

Does some lo-fi psychedelic garage rock sound up your alley? If you answered yes then this new track from Seattle’s The Pharmacy will surely get your weekend started. From the opening retro jangle of guitar to the psychedelic drumming, The Pharmacy draws you into “Masten Lake Lagoon” right away. The song is almost four minutes … Read more