“Best Friends Forever” – The 1984 Draft Album Review

Review by: Gimpleg The 1984 Draft is described as a 1990s influenced indie folk/ rock band from Dayton, Ohio. Having grown up in the 1990s in Dayton, Ohio, from the same suburbs as members of this band (although I don't know any of them) I can hear and feel the connection. They sound like the … Continue reading “Best Friends Forever” – The 1984 Draft Album Review

“Algorithm & Blues” Album Review – Bobby Edge

Review by: Gimpleg After spending years in other successful projects, and touring internationally, Bobby Edge decided to step out on his own and do an entirely DIY project without the pressures of record labels or anyone else. This is a project born entirely of love, and you can hear it in the music. The album … Continue reading “Algorithm & Blues” Album Review – Bobby Edge

Knifethroat – “Songs For Houseplants” Review

Listen here Review by: Gimpleg Knifethroat's latest EP, Songs for Houseplants slipped under the radar when it released in May of 2022, but it is an incredible gem that didn't get nearly the attention it deserved. It's a six song DIY acoustic punk album that mixes in a little folk punk, but has excellent and … Continue reading Knifethroat – “Songs For Houseplants” Review

The Music Shelf Review Roundup – January 13th

The Wrong Way - 5thPROJEKT  https://open.spotify.com/track/5O8P5FoVMLVC5xDyqZb5lE?si=cbccef0f635e4cad As a condiment you do not get to travel often outside your designated route. 5thPROJEKT’s “The Wrong Way” was inspired by the group’s week-long journey through the Camino Santiago de Compostela. The instrumentation on the track will have you looking over your human shoulder. It is the perfect amount … Continue reading The Music Shelf Review Roundup – January 13th

“Uncertain Joys” by The Subways Album Review

Review by: Gimpleg It's been 8 years since The Subways last full length album and Uncertain Joys was definitely worth the wait. Whether it was the change of roster, adding Camille Phillips to drums, or the 8 years between albums, or just a natural change that came with age, the fifth album for the UK … Continue reading “Uncertain Joys” by The Subways Album Review

Yours Sincerely – “Anna” Review

Review by Gimpleg Yours Sincerely is Ska Punk International's newest artist and following artists like Tape Girl and Kmoy, is releasing her own laptop ska album- Anna. Classifying this beautiful album as laptop ska might be an over-simplification (as labels tend to be) since only a few songs have ska influences, but that's part of … Continue reading Yours Sincerely – “Anna” Review

The Music Shelf Review Roundup – 12/21/2022

Find The Ghost - The Unthinkable https://open.spotify.com/track/6uC5PBcEEFOC9X7vigmAgv?si=c0a63694fe3e48ef Mustard has never done cocaine (condiments cannot do illegal substances) but they have seen it done in movies. They believe this is the song equivalent of the Crank franchise. Find The Ghost's bedroom pop punk will have your bottle (and human body) shaking until you potentially combust. Need … Continue reading The Music Shelf Review Roundup – 12/21/2022

The Music Shelf Top 10 Albums Of The Year

Music Shelf with Mustard has had the pleasure of listening to some incredible albums this year. 2022 has been an incredible year for music across all genres. Collectively the staff at Music Shelf have decided on an album of the year along a runner-up. You will also be able to find Mister Substitute's, Gimpleg's, and … Continue reading The Music Shelf Top 10 Albums Of The Year