Albums

The March Divide: Music For Film

The March Divide’s debut album, Music For Film, is a pop rock kicker set to come out in February. The project was started by Jared Putnam, formerly of The Conversation, and has continued to grow with help o...

Nicholas Altobelli: Without A Home

Even musicians sometimes run into the so-called “writer’s block,” and a pinch of creativity is necessary for them to get going again. After a few months of trying to write what would become Without A Home, ...

Big Harp: Chain Letters

Think of The Strokes, and then imagine them as flesh-made human beings with emotions rather than the porcelain party-dolls you just pictured—then, imagine them putting something out on Saddle Creek. That mi...

Split Point: TriFlection

Recorded in New Brunswick, TriFlection is the most up-to-date work from the local metal trio, Split Point. This group sticks to an old school metal style of musicianship underneath a blend of guttural singi...

Preston Cochran: Stumble Into Tomorrow

Stumble Into Tomorrow opens with the dark acoustic guitar rhythm of “A Building Charred,” an admirable effort to establish a sense of foreboding that is immediately shot down by the ridiculously hackneyed l...

Lionel Pryor: Siam

Hasbrouck Heights-based prog metal instrumental ensemble Lionel Pryor are getting things done the right way with their 2012 record, Siam. Track one, “Nebraska” opens with an ominous piano section, casting a...

The Soft Hills: Chromatisms

I'm a sucker for “pretty songs,” the kind of tracks that ought to play an ambient second fiddle to a life-affirming moment on Six Feet Under or something. The Soft Hills, hailing from famously-downtrodden S...