New Site!

Hello once again! The new site is up and functioning! Redesigned and with a name change – Gravyheart! http://www.gravyheart.com To see past posts, this blog will remain open for no certain amount of time. For continued independent music coverage, head over to the new site!   Thanks! Spencer

Swag: A New Definition

  — From: Jake — I say the word “swag” a lot. Probably too much. Like when you find that one joke that really works or that catch phrase that’s just obscure enough it almost always gets a laugh, but you begin to overuse it and can hear your friends’ glances saying, “alright, cut it … Continue reading

Wait, Am I a Hipster?

I like exploring new music. And right now I’m really into “Of Monsters and Men” the icelandic band of awesome alternative/indie rock skills. Check out their single, “Little Talks” here. Pretty good stuff, right? Well they’re getting some popularity and I really like it. But at the same time, it makes me ANGRY. Because I … Continue reading

Jake Listens to it Loud: What’s so “Alternative” about listening to “Alternative”…

Alternative music is genre.  It is different.  It is not the normal genre. It is “alternative.” But what does that even mean? Well, frankly, I don’t have the answer to that question. But when I begin to explore my music library, the definition of alternative drifts even further out of reach and understanding. Arcade Fire, … Continue reading