INTERVIEW WITH STUYEDEYED: ACCOUNTABILITY, HUMANITY, AND THE DEATH OF EGO

In a world of excess, think of Stuyedeyed as the music which serves as the antithesis to that. Stuyedeyed are a quartet that, unlike most, have members that can boast Brooklyn as their hometown, born and raised. Nelson Hernandez-Espinal, front person and one of two guitarist of Stuyedeyed, has been inspired and enraged by watching … Continue reading INTERVIEW WITH STUYEDEYED: ACCOUNTABILITY, HUMANITY, AND THE DEATH OF EGO

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STICKING TO ROOTS WHILE CONSTANTLY EVOLVING: A CONVERSATION WITH HONDURAS

Honduras have truly been a staple of Brooklyn’s DIY scene for more than half of a decade. The quartet embodies the punk anthems that dominated New York’s sub-culture of decades past, while still embellishing their own unique sound that is contingent of today’s generation. Pat Phillips and Tyson Moore split their time as Honduras’ vocalists … Continue reading STICKING TO ROOTS WHILE CONSTANTLY EVOLVING: A CONVERSATION WITH HONDURAS

OUR TAKE: SUNFLOWER BEAN BLOSSOM ON ‘TWENTYTWO IN BLUE’

Jacob Faber, drummer of Sunflower Bean, has described the Trump administration as a “shit show.” To say the New York City trio’s follow-up album, Twentytwo In Blue, wasn’t influenced by our current political climate would be a massive misstep. Faber, along with bassist/vocalist, Julia Cumming, and guitarist/vocalist, Nick Kivlen, has made an attempt at a … Continue reading OUR TAKE: SUNFLOWER BEAN BLOSSOM ON ‘TWENTYTWO IN BLUE’

TODAY’S SONG: SUNFLOWER BEAN’S “TWENTYTWO,” A FIGURATIVE & LITERAL REPRESENTATION OF GROWTH

Sunflower Bean, despite their youth, are a musical force to be reckoned with. The group’s mature lyricism, skilled instrumentalism, and unforgettable style has led to a mass amount of buzz surrounding their music, being signed to Mom + Pop records, and a slew of sold out, or nearly so, tours. Collectively, the band turns twenty-two … Continue reading TODAY’S SONG: SUNFLOWER BEAN’S “TWENTYTWO,” A FIGURATIVE & LITERAL REPRESENTATION OF GROWTH

TODAY’S SONG: JAY SOM’S “PIROUETTE” INTRODUCES US TO HER PERSONAL MUSINGS

Melina Duterte, better known as Jay Som, is Bay Area’s bedroom pop princess. She got her start during the age old MySpace days by sharing extremely personal songs onto her social media profile in middle school. After cycling through many different monikers, Duterte settled on the pseudonym Jay Som. In 2016 Jay Som released the songs … Continue reading TODAY’S SONG: JAY SOM’S “PIROUETTE” INTRODUCES US TO HER PERSONAL MUSINGS

TODAY’S SONG: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Reimagine Lyrical Structure with French Press

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, also known as Rolling Blackouts C.F., are in ten months deep since the quintet’s release of their March 2017 EP, The French Press. Rolling Blackouts C.F. had merely been a staple of Melbourne’s indie underground with their debut EP, Talk Tight. After gaining some radio-play with the release, they caught the … Continue reading TODAY’S SONG: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Reimagine Lyrical Structure with French Press

DODGING STEREOTYPES AND AMERICAN DREAMING: A CONVERSATION WITH CANSHAKER PI

Pavement defined a generation of lo-fi, underground, indie rock in the early 90’s with nothing short of cult status. They created an entire genre of rock and roll, aptly titled slacker rock, that has made a resurgence on the scene in more recent years. Creator and Pavement’s frontman, Stephen Malkmus, hasn’t let up on his … Continue reading DODGING STEREOTYPES AND AMERICAN DREAMING: A CONVERSATION WITH CANSHAKER PI

A MUSICAL JOURNEY FILLED WITH COMPASSION AND A NON-PASSIVE ATTITUDE: A CONVERSATION WITH SONDORBLUE

Sondor means that every passerby that you see, every person, has a story just as complex as your own. It means to approach those people with compassion and understanding, knowing that I’m happy and you’re happy or I’m sad and you’re sad but the moments and experiences that it took to get us there are … Continue reading A MUSICAL JOURNEY FILLED WITH COMPASSION AND A NON-PASSIVE ATTITUDE: A CONVERSATION WITH SONDORBLUE

Today’s Song : Imagining Our New Year’s Eve Kiss Mid-Summer To Billy Changer’s “New Years Dreams”

Tragically submissive and optimally off cuff, Billy Changer has shown a near mastery in their knack for not fitting a specific niche. This time around are Billy Changer changing their tune, without losing any of their quirky charm? Three new singles have dropped from the Lolipop/Burger Records artists, all of which show a potential for … Continue reading Today’s Song : Imagining Our New Year’s Eve Kiss Mid-Summer To Billy Changer’s “New Years Dreams”

INTERVIEW: Future Thieves Connect The Dots Between Expansion & Minimization

When it comes to Future Thieves, one thing is certain: That Elliot Collett – Future Thieves’ frontman – is soft spoken, gracious, and nothing short of a Southern gentleman. Another thing is certain: With their most recent release, new single “Sucker,” Future Thieves are anything but another quaint Nashville-based country band. Future Thieves call Nashville home … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Future Thieves Connect The Dots Between Expansion & Minimization