Jon Doyle

Shearwater

Shearwater are one of those bands that I feel I have not given enough of a listen to in the past. Their sound and lyrics have always suggested that if I just pa...

Young Jesus – Home

Young Jesus are an indie rock band from Chicago, IL, who I admit I only stumbled across a few days ago. Even with relatively few listens their debut full length...

John Statz

I don’t know what it is but recently the Midwest seems to be haunting me. For some the area keeps coming up, songs mention it in passing, every other book I rea...

Jon Doyle

Jon is the editor/head honcho of Various Small Flames. He’s also a writer and PhD candidate, with a particular interest in post-postmodern fiction, belief and the unexplained.