Ljungblut, Villa Carlotta 5959, 2018

When the first song was playing, I was suddenly thinking “have U2 gone new wave?” But then I remembered I was listening

Peak, Electric Bouquet, 2018

Another album that has been playing for quite a while here at YMB HQ, is the debut from NYC band Peak. Consisting

Maks, 3FT No Diving, 2017

Maks are a Dutch rock band, initiated by singer and multi-instrumentalist Maks A. Assisting him are Peter Bernauw (guitars), Claudio Guliker (bass),

Hello Stranger, Long Division, 2018

Hello Stranger are a fairly new band, who met in LA around 2015. Sam Deffenbaugh is the singer / guitarist, Daniel Rodriguez

Gregory M. Hurley, Seafoam, 2018

How fitting to name your album seafoam, and put a strat in that colour on the cover. Nice touch! What is also

Ted & Majella, Better Together, 2017

The Ted in this release is famed guitarist Ted Turner, whom you might know from his days in Wishbone Ash, or the

Sule, Hold On, 2018

To be honest I cannot remember how I got this, and since there was no additional info included, I know next to

Ghostly Beard, Inward, 2018

Well, not sure if I can add anything to what has already been said about Ghostly Beard. But of course I am

Dawson Rutledge, Monsters, 2017

One of the best things about doing this is that you get to hear a wide variety of music. And since variety

Alan Simon, Excalibur IV, 2017

From never having heard of Alan Simon, now on to a second album. The first was his recent released Songwriter double disc,

FAS IV, Catatonia, 2017

How time flies when you are having fun… Still catching up on 2017 releases, and now it is time for the second


Don’t break your tongue trying to pronounce the name of this outfit. Simply put this is to be referred to as Forrest.

Sonja Kristina, Anthology, 2017

This double Anthology disc from Sonja Kristina, of Curved Air fame, features a collection of her solo work and rare and newly

Ghostly Beard, Invisible, 2017

Since bursting on the scene with his fantastic first EP Infinite, the multi talented Patrick Talbot, the enigma behind Ghostly Beard, has