AM/PM: Max Pain and the Groovies

Grease is more than a word to the members of Max Pain and the Groovies, it’s a lifestyle. Living greasy started for the quintet back in their old stomping grounds of Salt Lake City, Utah. The band would get together as teens to skate, chase girls, and stumble their way through learning instruments in the … Continue reading AM/PM: Max Pain and the Groovies

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Authentically Midwestern: Michigan’s Major Murphy

After a particularly hectic weekend, my interview with Major Murphy was readily approaching. At this point I was exhausted from prior band interviews, a multitude of shows, and sleeping a total of maybe five hours over the course of two nights. When Major Murphy’s label hit me up to push the interview back, I wasn’t … Continue reading Authentically Midwestern: Michigan’s Major Murphy

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

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

L.A. Witch Releases Hazy Single “Baby in Blue Jeans”

The last city I called home, prior to moving to Brooklyn, was Salt Lake City. While there I learned that a majority of my new friends had a total obsession with Los Angeles band L.A. Witch, so naturally I wanted to see what all the hype was about. L.A. Witch frequented the SLC music scene … Continue reading L.A. Witch Releases Hazy Single “Baby in Blue Jeans”

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”

TODAY’S SONG: TWIN PEAKS REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH “TOSSING TEARS”

As summer sets in the days become longer, the air becomes warmer, and the breeze becomes sweeter. Summer can often feel like falling in love. Summer, like love, is hypnotizing, but ever fleeting. Twin Peaks’ newest release, “Tossing Tears” (June 2017 via Grand Jury Music) is just as sweet and just as quickly ends as … Continue reading TODAY’S SONG: TWIN PEAKS REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH “TOSSING TEARS”

Nashville Garage Rock Trio Releases New Single, ‘In Your Head,’ As A Big Fuck You To All Exes

Daddy Issues' band name alone says exactly what it needs to. Jenna Mitchell, Jenna Moynihan, and Emily Maxwell are the masterminds behind the satirical title, playing off ridiculous stereotypes about women. The musings of twenty-something year old girls are written simply in the group's grunge driven songs. Daddy Issues' newest single, 'In Your Head,' is … Continue reading Nashville Garage Rock Trio Releases New Single, ‘In Your Head,’ As A Big Fuck You To All Exes

The Black Angels Release New Single “Currency” In Response To U.S.’s Politically Tumultuous Time

It has been four years since Austin's The Black Angels have released a full length record. Highly anticipated LP, Death Song, will be out April 21, but first, the psych group tease us with their latest single off of the album, “Currency.” In 2006 The Black Angels introduced us to what would mold the Austin … Continue reading The Black Angels Release New Single “Currency” In Response To U.S.’s Politically Tumultuous Time