The Ransom Collective
Sep30

The Ransom Collective

The Ransom Collective By Lane Levesque The Ransom Collective [link] is yet another phenomenal folk band, this time originating from Manila, Philippines. The group was only very recently formed in late August of 2013, and since then have already garnered an impressive list of accolades under their belt. Pulling their inspiration from the likes of City and Color, Mumford and Sons, and The Lumineers; The Ransom Collective has launched...

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Julian Casablancas + The Voidz – Tyranny
Sep27

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz – Tyranny

By Denise Beltran The long awaited arrival of Tyranny by Julian Casablancas + The Voidz  was finally released September 23, 2014 with a late night performance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Earlier in the month fans were teased with the eleven minute track “Human Sadness” which gave them a glimpse into the fascinating mind of the recently turned 36 year old. Tyranny is the follow up album from 2009’s Phrazes for the Young and...

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starRO
Sep25

starRO

starRO By Melvin Benson Shinya Mizoguchi [link] produces a myriad of tracks under the stage name starRo, blending elements from Bossa Nova, Soul, Trap, and many other genres to create unique and memorable songs. Born in Tokyo, he now resides in Los Angeles, California, releasing tracks on his Soundcloud and through the independent label “Soulection”. His December 2013 “White Label EP” release reached over 200,000 plays in...

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PHOX
Sep21

PHOX

PHOX By Lendsey C. When I think of alternative indie folk Phox is what pops in my head. With lead singer Monica Martin singing milky soft lullabies it’s a wonder their music isn’t completely forbidden from listening to on anything other than a lazy (or productive!) Sunday afternoon. They hail from Baraboo, Wisconsin where the winters are long and known to get Arctic but their music seems to warm you up inside. With songs...

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Interview with Jolley Brothers
Sep19

Interview with Jolley Brothers

Jolley Brothers By Trystan Rose Virginia has produced a fair share of famous artists, and with the electronic music scene taking off in Richmond, Norfolk, and Newport News, the area looks to be on the verge of creating another. Chris and Matt Jolley, 27, are identical twins from Suffolk, Virginia, and after working construction, formed the The Jolley Brothers. Their sound covers a broad spectrum, mixing influences from Hollywood...

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