Interview: Rusty Belle- Playing @ Eddie’s Attic, 10/22

Rusty Belle began with the quiet determination to make unique music. Starting in their living rooms and working their way through coffee shops, bars, clubs, listening rooms, concert halls, and festival stages, they developed a style all their own. Rusty Belle swings easily from sweet, simple melodies, whiskey lullabies, blood ballads, busted bluegrass, and folk-punk […]

Interview: Jessie Ware @ The Loft 10/22

For Jessie Ware, singing is the easy part. Uncannily beautiful vocals have been pouring out of this London native since she was kid. It’s the path from “Girl With That Voice” to full-fledged pop star that’s proved trickier. She has been nominated for two Brit awards and her debut album, Devotion reached the Top 5 […]

Interview: Grupo Fantasma @ The Earl 10/20

Grupo Fantasma has been praised as one of the most important independent acts in the Latin genre and has continually defied expectations to create one of the most unique musical voices to come out of the United States in the last decade. In 2011, they garnered further acclaim by winning a Grammy (their second such […]

Interview: Guitar Wolf @ The Drunken Unicorn 10/19

Guitar Wolf is a Japanese garage rock power trio founded in Nagasaki in 1987. The band is known for songs with piercing vocals and an extremely loud style of noise-influenced punk which emphasizes heavy distortion and feedback. They coined the phrase “jet rock ‘n’ roll”, which they also use to describe their musical style – […]

A Chat with Keith Jeffrey of Atlas Genius- Playing @ Center Stage 10/17

Brothers, Keith and Michael Jeffery, along with keyboardist Darren Sell, have been some busy dudes this year. Their band, Atlas Genius, released its debut album, “When It Was Now” earlier this year and immediately received worldwide attention. Two of their singles from the album, “Trojans” and “If So” ranked high on the Alternative Music charts […]

Interview: Crane Playing @ Vinyl October 10th!

By: Katie Caccavale Best described as crossover music, Crane has a sound that is all their own. Their musical influences range across the board. Critics and fans use genres such as Southern Rock, Soul, Hip Hop, Funk, and Blues to describe their sound. However, it’s impossible to pigeon hole these boys into one category. They’re […]

Interview: Mudhoney- Playing at The Earl (TONIGHT) October 2nd!

By: Lindsey Borders Legendary grunge-rock band, Mudhoney, paved the way for and influenced bands such as Nirvana, whose late frontman, Kirk Cobain was an avid fan of Mudhoney and greatly influenced by them. Also influenced were and are Pearl Jam, who had Mudhoney open for them on their 20th anniversary tour. Leaving a lasting mark […]

Interview: The Dodos- Playing @ Drunken Unicorn October 4th!

When it came time for the Dodos to begin writing their fifth LP, Carrier, singer/guitarist Meric Long wanted to start over. The uncertainty of the band’s trajectory as well as the passing of guitarist Chris Reimer brought about a reassessment of things within the band, and in particular Long’s songwriting. As a result, the album […]

Interview: The Orwells @ The Drunken Unicorn 10/2

The Orwells are an American rock band from Elmhurst, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, consisting of Mario Cuomo (vocals), Dominic Corso (guitar), Matt O’Keefe (guitar), Grant Brinner (bass), and Henry Brinner (drums). Their debut album Remember When was released on August 7, 2012 through Autumn Tone Records. Their first EP entitled Other Voices was […]

Interview: Houndmouth- Playing @ The Earl September 27th (TONIGHT)

By: Lindsey Borders The harmonious, folk-rock band hails from Indiana, but currently call home Louisville, Kentucky. The four-member band, Houndmouth, have recently debuted their full-length album, From The Hills Above the City. They recently have had musical guest spots on David Letterman, Conan, and have been a staple among the festival scene, including Forecastle Music […]

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