Southpaw Records: Limited Warm Soda / Matthew Melton / Pleasers

Over at one of TFN’s favorite labels, Southpaw Records, you can pick up limited variants of SIX new releases! It is a lo-fi garage rock smorgasbord! They have a brand new Sandwitches 7″ and three new records from Warm Soda’s Matthew Melton! They also have reissues from Melton’s Bare Wires and his first solo LP, … Read more

Matthew Melton: Outside Of Paradise [Album Review]

Matthew Melton Outside Of Paradise Southpaw Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Matthew Melton hits all the right chords on catchy sophomore outing. Album Review: From the opening guitar ramble on Matthew Melton’s sophomore album, Outside of Paradise, you just know that you are in for a really cool lo-fi garage ride. You may know Melton … Read more

Sam Coffey And The Iron Lungs: Gates Of Hell [Album Review]

Sam Coffey and The Iron Lungs Gates Of Hell Southpaw Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Sam Coffey and The Iron Lungs perfectly balance garage rock with power pop. Album Review: Raw rock n roll will always have a place in my player so the new album from Toronto’s Sam Coffey and The Iron Lungs is … Read more

Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs – New Video “Calgary Hill”

Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs has a new record, “Gates of Hell,” releasing via Southpaw Records on July 13th. We have been kicking it around for about month now and I will tell you it gets a bit more addictive everytime we spin it. Four of the tracks from “Gates Of Hell” were recorded … Read more

The Younger Lovers: Sugar In My Pocket [Album Review]

Younger Lovers Sugar In My Pocket Southpaw Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Super catchy lo fi indie pop with high replay value. Album Review: Sugar in My Pocket, the new album from Younger Lovers is exactly the kind of record I enjoy discovering. Its 12 songs fly by in just about 22 minutes, so It … Read more

The Hussy: Pagan Hiss [Album Review]

The Hussy Pagan Hiss Southpaw Records[2013] Fire Note Says: Frenetic Madison, Wisconsin duo stir up quite a ruckus on their third album. Album Review: She (Heather Hussy) plays drums; he (Bobby Hussy) plays guitar. They both contribute on the vocal end of things so the White Stripes comparisons don’t fly. Besides, they share little of … Read more