Fire Track: The Reds, Pinks & Purples – “Learning To Love A Band”

The Reds, Pinks & Purples shares new single “Learning To Love A Band” from their upcoming Unwishing Well that is out April 12 on Slumberland / Tough Love Records. “Learning to Love a Band” is about that blissful moment when you realize you truly love and understand a band’s music, but it’s also about being … Read more

Fire Track: The Reds, Pinks & Purples – “Your Worst Song Is Your Greatest Hit”

The Reds, Pinks & Purples have just shared the single “Your Worst Song Is Your Greatest Hit” off their new album Unwishing Well that will be out April 12 on Slumberland / Tough Love. Crystalizing the tragic self-celebrating kingdoms of fortunate failures, false heroes, music press deities of limitless deceit, hometown dive gods and humanity … Read more

The Reds, Pinks & Purples: The Town That Cursed Your Name [Album Review]

The Reds, Pinks & PurplesThe Town That Cursed Your NameTough Love/Slumberland Records [2023] The Reds, Pinks & Purples was the DIY kitchen pop project of San Franciscan Glenn Donaldson but has quickly turned into his main musical vehicle over the last five years. His prolific writing and releasing of music has benefited the listener for … Read more

The Stroppies: Levity [Album Review]

The StroppiesLevityTough Love Records [2022] After the release of The Stroppies debut Whoosh and the Look Alive EP, the Melbourne quartet firmly established themselves as a top tier indie jangle pop band that followed a very Flying Nun sound. Their carefree approach comes off effortlessly and that same confidence caries their sophomore full length, Levity. … Read more

The Reds, Pinks & Purples: Summer At Land’s End [Album Review]

The Reds, Pinks & PurplesSummer At Land’s EndTough Love/Slumberland Records [2022] San Francisco’s The Reds, Pinks & Purples can write some of the most gorgeous tragic indie pop songs you will here on the current scene. The group is the primary work of songwriter Glenn Donaldson and Summer At Land’s End is the forth full … Read more

The Stroppies – “The Perfect Crime” [Video]

The title of The Stroppies’ newest LP, Levity, serves as a creative statement of intent and an acknowledgment of the dichotomy between the music they have made and the conditions in which they were produced. For a group that started over an initial idea to “create open ended music, quickly and haphazardly”, the logistical challenges … Read more