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

superviolet: Infinite Spring [Album Review]

supervioletInfinite SpringLame-O Records [2023] superviolet is the moniker for Ohio-based songwriter and former The Sidekicks frontman Steven Ciolek. Infinite Spring is his debut record and its more acoustic approach marks a departure from his previous band’s work of energetic guitar driven melodies with punk rock influences. What still exists with Ciolek is his emotionally raw … Read more

Fire Track: superviolet – “Big Songbirds Don’t Cry”

superviolet–aka Ohio-based songwriter and former The Sidekicks frontman Steven Ciolek–recently announced his debut album, Infinite Spring, due out April 21st from Lame-O Records. He is back now with the album’s gorgeous second single “Big Songbirds Don’t Cry.” Made in collaboration with Zac Little of Saintseneca, Infinite Spring’s ten effervescent songs highlight Ciolek’s knack for writing … Read more