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Homade gets transactional on new single "Eggshells (I Know Your Secret)"

photo by Daniel Weiss

The cat’s out of the bag. Homade knows your secret. 

This fact is made abundantly clear in the opening moments of the foursome’s new single “Eggshells (I Know Your Secret)” with the parenthetical phrase repeated enough times for you to get the point. And while soon it’s revealed that they’ll keep your secret (phew!) they'll only do so “so long as you do just what [they] say” (d’oh!) and what’s more not until they've got you walking on eggshells and kissing their collective feet so clearly we’re not dealing with good faith negotiators here.

—> CLICK HERE TO HEAR “EGGSHELLS” <—

Granted that latter threat may serve as enticement for some but either way Homade clearly relishes the opportunity to hold the revelation of said secret over your head, erm, feet, as indicated not only by the song’s not-yet-tea-spilling lyrics but also by the coy, teasing Bratz Doll tone of their delivery and also by the music itself because if ever a song sounded like it was taunting you while taking devilish delight in doing so it’s this one.

—> CLICK HERE TO HEAR “SALLY” <—

But here’s the thing: Homade has a way of making your potential ruination sound alluring, maintaining a delicious musical tension throughout that's only bolstered by the song’s lack of release in both musical terms and secret-keeping terms. Plus they clearly have a knack for morality tales with sing-songy vocals and grunge-encrusted-yet-etherial musical aesthetics because “Sally (Live At Holy Fang)" which is the other half of the double-single they released concurrently with “Eggshells," also ticks off these particular boxes—a fractured fairy tale about a girl who “fell down a well [and] went right to hell” recorded live that ebbs and flows enticingly over the course of nearly five minutes. 

And for further confirmation you should also check out Homade's debut single “Blue Fish” which sounds like it was literally recorded underwater with its slithering bass line and shimmering pointillistic guitar bubbles percolating to the surface and if this all sounds like your particular cup of tea (spilled or non-spilled) or maybe your “cup of cuttlefish" sticking with the aquatic theme here then by all means give these songs a listen. (Jason Lee)

Homade play the Holy Fang "Animal Home" festival on August 20, 2022 with an all-round amazing lineup of performers...

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Home Entertainment "Beehive"

Home Entertainment has released a new single called "Beehive". This is the first new music from the Post Punk trio since the release of their 2021 album Investments.

This is the work of Matthew Balzekas, James Brown, and John Fitzgerald.

Photo Credit: Noah Gage

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The Linden Method "Monsters Inside"

The Linden Method recently released a new single called "Monsters Inside" from their forthcoming album Grief. This is the first new music from the Punk group since 2019, first as a trio, and their debut on People of Punk Rock Records.

For this single and currently, The Linden Method is the work of Alex Wight, Xack Brame, and Jake Fritzler.

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The Joe Policastro Trio "Take on Me" (A-ha Cover)

We are proud to be able to premiere the new single, "Take on Me", from The Joe Policastro Trio. This is a cover of the classic A-ha song, and is taken from their forthcoming fifth album, Sounds Unheard 2012-2022, which is due out tomorrow, August 12th.

The album combines recordings made by the trio from its earliest iteration to the present day, and is comprised of new material and unused tracks from the band’s previous albums. Aside from one original tune, "Whose Muse," the album demonstrates the ability of the trio of Joe Policastro (bass), Dave Miller (guitar), and Mikel Avery (drums) to turn a classic song inside out and find something new every time.

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Jordan Reyes "The Tide"

Jordan Reyes has released the first single, "The Tide", from his forthcoming album, Everything Is Always, which is due out via American Dreams on October 28th.

This project has taken Reyes over two years to complete, and it documents his journey from anxiety to medication triggered depression to zen to distance biking and marathon running.

"The Tide" is dark, filled with an unsettling drone, but also contains a melody and near chant that helps the listener manage the wave.

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