The Bug Club: Rare Birds – Hour Of Song [Album Review]

The Bug ClubRare Birds: Hour Of SongBingo/We Are Busy Bodies [2023] “My bathtub has three taps.. hot, cold and Bach chorale. Balance is hard to achieve generally but the human voice and cold are an unlikely easy pairing. Given the choice I’d pick cold music over hot emptiness most days, but this isn’t most days, … Read more

Vanity Mirror: Puff [Album Review]

Vanity MirrorPuffWe Are Busy Bodies [2023] The duo of Toronto-based Brent Randall (Gentle Brent) and Los Angeles-dwelling Johnny Toomey (The Turns) is known for their previous achievements with the Los Angeles-based baroque-pop group, The Electric Looking Glass. Both musicians complement each other stylistically as Vanity Mirror’s debut album shows their knack for crafting songs that … Read more

The Bug Club: Green Dream In F# [Album Review]

The Bug ClubGreen Dream In F#Bingo/We Are Busy Bodies [2022/2023] The Bug Club’s debut album, Green Dream In F#, was originally released late last year by UK label Bingo Records. We Are Busy Bodies has just recently released it officially in North America to spread its charming and eclectic collection of songs that deftly blends … Read more

Dany Laj And The Looks – “Don’t Keep Me Guessin'” [Video]

Friends of The Fire Note – Dany Laj and the Looks – have released their brand new single and video for “Don’t Keep Me Guessin’.” This excellent new foot tapper is from their upcoming third full length album Ten Easy Pieces, which is set for release on June 11 via We Are Busy Bodies. Produced, … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

AOW is full of great music again! This week showcases the talents of Caleb Cordes and his band Sinai Vessel. Power psych rock is always welcomed and this week it is coming from Belgium’s The WRS. Finally, the excellent four-track recordings from Canada’s Christo Graham. No time like the present to pick up some new … Read more