Sunday, August 30, 2009

The Sleeping Sea - Sun Drips EP

AH! I played in a band called Diarrhea Planet last night, here in was quite a night.

What this is really about though, is The Sleeping Sea. Personally, I feel like these guys are doing something incredibly unique, in their live show and in their recordings. It would be like if you took.....don't crucify me......Vampire Weekend and made it really good. It'll make sense when you hear it.

Not to mention they're giving it to you for FREE here at RMSS!! Anyways, these guys deserve all of the attention that they're going to be getting in the coming months and the Sun Drips Ep is more than enough evidence of that.

Gorgeous harmonies combined with low key-jangly guitar playing, subtle-but-fitting drum parts, and various other instrumentation, this release and this group is sure to have you head nodding in a completely relaxed state. PERFECT music for end of summer going into fall.
For fans of Yo La Tengo/Vampire Weekend/The Radio Dept.

4 out of 5 RONS.

Friday, August 28, 2009

The Pinstripes! and other news!

In lieu of some super exciting things I'm working on for RMSS that will take a couple of days, I've asked my own band, The Pinstripes, if they would mind me posting an mp3 for free from our new split 10" EP with the Green Room Rockers. The record is out on Dashiki Clout (Dave from Mustard Plug's label) and is being sold all over the damn place. Personally, I'm very excited about this release because it's our first vinyl release as well as GRR's.
This release is also a part of a lot of upcoming shows that we will be selling the records at. You can check out all the details at our myspace link below, but some of the highlights are a weekend stint in September with Mustard Plug, Riot Fest in Chicago with The Aggrolites, Deal's Gone Bad, and a million others, as well as some hometown shows in Cincinnati.
The track I'm posting is called "Cool Whip/Hot Sauce" and it's from The Pinstripes side of the record. It will only be up here for about 10 days so get it while you can. WORD!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Nashville Nights

If you get a chance, go over to Nashville Nights and check it out. It's my friend Joseph's blog that he has been doing for about a year or so. It is incredibly well put together and you will especially dig on it if you're into
"dance music with funk sensibilities, stuff that sounds 80s-ish, good indie pop and solid remixes"



- Casey

Pissed Jeans - King Of Jeans (review)

I thought I'd review the new Pissed Jeans album King of Jeans.

This album is the best fucking album of the year. No contest, no one else should even try.

5 out of 5 Rons.

- Casey

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Only Good Thing About The Forties

FUCK! That name is long, but this band is good. I guess that means long things are.....good? Whatever. Anyways, I've been following this band for the last year or so and they have made incredible strides in their songwriting as well as the arrangements of songs in their musicianship. Simply put, this shit is super catchy and really really well done. I talked to vocalist Stephen Stallings today about donating a track to RMSS for free download and he happily obliged. Go forth and enjoy! 3 out of 5 Rons.


AHA! Hey sports fans. As I’m in a pretty damn good mood this morning, I’m feeling pretty generous. I’m gonna post up for download 3 tracks that I released about a year ago under the name YOUTH. It's super super rough, just as a word to the wise (maybe it's LO-FI!!!!). They’re part of an unreleased EP entitled The Way It Works. And now, they are here for you to enjoy, laugh at, fart on, shit on, whatever. Dig.

Monday, August 24, 2009


This is segment, referred to simply as "Mustachio Alert!" will happen whenever I run across a mustache of particular interest. Be it wild, hideous, perfect, or whatever, that's what this segment is about. Each will come with a picture as well as a short description of the find...

...While perusing the confines of the glorious internet machine today, I found this ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS (picture of a) MUSTACHE!

Black Van - Tape Player

Today we have our first contribution from Black Van called Tape Player. Not only is it our first download-able post, but it is also the first EP from this bedroom project from the mind of Wes Rossler.

Rossler has been doing homemade recordings for a while now but this is his first official release. It was self-released two weeks ago on Wes' SleepSleep Records. As far as I know there is no physical release yet available but I assume that if there is enough demand, one will be put together in the near future. Wes has kindly opted for us to make the EP available for free exclusively through RMSS, so I'd say this is an awesome way to kick things off.

- Casey

Welcome Fuckers!

Welcome to RMSS! This is a music blog among other things.

As soon as I get this thing fully up and running there will be multiple daily updates with free download-able music, interviews, articles, funny shit, whatever you want, pretty much.

So if you'd like to see anything here, send me an e-mail about it at