Christmas has come and gone. Boxing Day has come and gone. If you are one of those people who quits listening to holiday music immediately after putting the trash bins with the wrapping paper out then maybe you won’t be… Continue Reading
So. Tom Petty is getting royalties from Sam Smith? Seriously, sir. Mr Petty. You have my attention. I get that you want to be relevant in the 21st century and I hope this is not a real life interpretation of… Continue Reading
Fresh off a tour of Central Asia, Color Bears return home to the Central Valley and treat fans to a cover of “Beautiful War” originally by Kings of Leon.
Joseph Arthur continues to follow his instincts … sure he could’ve cashed in on “In The Sun” but he gave that song away to Hurricane Katrina-related charities. He could have followed up his T-Bone Burnett-produced debut album with a shiny,… Continue Reading
We’re on the road to nowhere … no rain, bad air and the Farm Bill did not help.
It’s a little after midnight, eastern standard time, and I am living in a city of 100,000 people which is really a part of another city of 500,000. Pacific Standard Time. Midnight City, thanks The Last Bison and Jason Nill… Continue Reading
No, it’s not 1994 … UK electronic producer Stumbleine has created a re-envisioned, chillwave-ish, ‘Fade Into You’. This Mazzy Star classic features Steffaloo on vocals, and is a single of off his new album, Spiderwebbed, which is available for your… Continue Reading
While doesn’t provide a transformative version of Holocene, they have managed to add a delicious stargazer touch to the vocal interpretation and backing noise. There’s also a nice infusion of energy towards the end that provides a luscious soundscape for… Continue Reading
Turns out Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, still sounds good even without mountains of overdubbed vocals and buckets of reverb. Lately, I’ve been driving everyWHERE and the city seems so impersonal and increasingly hot. Both “Flume” and “I Can’t Make… Continue Reading