Lickerish Quartet arise from the legacy of Jellyfish.

Alt-rock Icons Jellyfish released two highly influential albums, Bellybutton (1990) and Spilt Milk (1993) before going their separate ways. After decades of contributing to other high-profile artists, former members Roger Joseph Manning, Eric Dover, and Tim Smith have reconvened to form The Lickerish Quartet. Named after an obscure Italian erotic film, the name gives an [...]

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Microcosms dangle new Music.

Microcosms dangle some tantalizing new Music. Microcosms is a trio consisting of Andrew Tschiltsch, Bryan Emer, and Jered Piepenbrink. Their new single, “Tightrope” was just released on Bandcamp  https://microcosms.bandcamp.com/ Reading the lyrics, you get a sense of despair, as evidenced by lines such as: “And I wanna do my part, but I’m doomed from the start. [...]

Roots Rock surges in 2020 thanks to Strange Culprits.

“The music biz is so slow in January and February it freaks me out every year!”, an acquaintance of mine lamented recently. Well luckily, with the rise of independent marketing and social media promotion we aren’t quite as bound to record label schedules as we once were. Artists are free to release an album, an [...]