Music Recs is an attempt at regular Friday content, the sharing of good music that I found this week, and honestly, just an excuse to promote my favourite old/new bands.
Red Handed Denial – Empire
Have you ever done a YouTube deep dive? Nothing weird, but the delve into the endless depth of recommended videos till you stumble upon something or someone cool, like Lauren Babic. Beyond her covers of bands from Periphery to Paramore, she also fronts the amazing Red Handed Denial. I have but one valid question about her music… does it djent? To that, they say, 0-0-1-1-1-0-0.
Liliac – Rainbow in the Dark
Don’t judge a video by its cheesy cover. Family rock band Liliac has been deservingly making waves with their brilliant covers online (and a CBS series, apparently). Aged just 10 to 19, these kids put genuine talent and passion on display, instantly dismissing doubters. They nail some pretty hard songs too, including The Trooper and Rainbow in the Dark.
Bishop Gunn – Alabama
The Blues Kitchen has played host to some of the best live performances by the likes of Jay Buchanan, Marcus King, and now, Bishop Gunn. Here, the roots newcomer delivers a perfect unplugged Alabama, off their 2018 debut album Natchez. Never too late to give it a spin. P.S. Just how many songs are there about the Alabama state?