New Playlist: January 2023

Welcome to the Rosy Overdrive January 2023 playlist! This one features less “new” music than these typically do–there is some here, to be sure, but the bulk of my January listening was taken up by two “projects”. One was that I read the entirety of Endless Endless: A Lo-Fi History of the Elephant 6 MysteryContinue reading “New Playlist: January 2023”

Pressing Concerns: Beauty Pill, Moscow Puzzles, Florry, The Drin

Welcome to another Pressing Concerns. Today, we have new albums from Moscow Puzzles and The Drin, a new EP from Florry, and a reissue from Beauty Pill to discuss. If you’re looking for more new music, you can visit the site directory to see what else we’ve written about lately. If you’d like to supportContinue reading “Pressing Concerns: Beauty Pill, Moscow Puzzles, Florry, The Drin”

New Playlist: December 2021

2021 may be long dead by now, but there’s plenty of music from that year that I’d rather not leave behind in 2022. Some of these songs were chosen for the playlist while I was finalizing Rosy Overdrive’s year-end lists, some I stole from other blogs’ lists, and there are more songs from 1996 onContinue reading “New Playlist: December 2021”

Rosy Overdrive’s Top 25 EPs of 2021

2021 was a great EP year, by my estimation. Maybe it’s because the pandemic made EPs more practical vis-à-vis full-lengths to release than normal, maybe because I’m more in touch with smaller (and thus more likely to release EPs) bands than normal this year, but I liked a lot of EPs this year. I choseContinue reading “Rosy Overdrive’s Top 25 EPs of 2021”

Pressing Concerns: Aeon Station, Beauty Pill, Ok Cowgirl, Shrimp Olympics

2021 is winding down. Music blogs sleep, their cookie-cutter year-end-lists hung as “do not disturb” signs until at least mid-January. Rosy Overdrive published its own Favorite Albums of 2021 list earlier this week (EPs forthcoming), but that’s no reason to ignore the brave few who have released new music in December (plus an October recordContinue reading “Pressing Concerns: Aeon Station, Beauty Pill, Ok Cowgirl, Shrimp Olympics”

Nine EPs I enjoyed from 2020

If nine EPs isn’t enough 2020 music for you, I encourage you to check out my four-part best albums of 2020 overview. Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires – 2-4-6-8 Motorway Release date: October 30thRecord label: Don Giovanni RecordsGenre: Southern rock, punk rockPull track: The Company Man (Acoustic)Synopsis: No new original songs here, unfortunately,Continue reading “Nine EPs I enjoyed from 2020”