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”

New Playlist: August 2021

The August edition of the Rosy Overdrive playlist has landed, for all your reading and listening needs! You will find plenty of new music here, as well as a few discoveries from my 1996 deep dive, and a couple of miscellaneous tracks. The Cocker Spaniels, MJ Lenderman, and Wednesday all have two songs on theContinue reading “New Playlist: August 2021”

Pressing Concerns: BRNDA, Canandaigua, Pile, Chet Wasted

It’s been about a month since we talked about some new records here on Pressing Concerns, so it’s nice to be back in the saddle, so to speak: today, I’m discussing new albums from BRNDA and Chet Wasted, the new Canandaigua EP, and a new record of re-recorded older songs from Pile. I have twoContinue reading “Pressing Concerns: BRNDA, Canandaigua, Pile, Chet Wasted”