The London Souls
Oct31

The London Souls

The London Souls By Scott Buettner It’s a warm and starry night in mountainous Floyd, Virginia.  It’s late.  I’ve just politely elbowed my way out of a crowd of 10,000 Ziggy Marley fans.  He’s halfway through a strong set, his jangly Caribbean stylings bouncing off the distant hills and echoing through the slightly foggy forest.   It’s FloydFest:  the Southeast’s premiere music festival.  Consisting of five solid days and nights of...

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An Interview with Honest Haloway
Oct31

An Interview with Honest Haloway

Honest Haloway By Serenat Kivilcim DC based Honest Haloway was formed by songwriter Tim Kratzer as a bedroom indie-electronica project, and subsequently became a trio including Charlie Karim and Jim Smalley (James Norman). Their first EP, The Towns, has been praised by fans across the nation, with Krazter’s soulful vocals and cherished songwriting drawing upon guitar riffs, harmonical drum kits, and an eclectic mix of dreamy...

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Fable
Oct30

Fable

Fable By Lendsey C. A self-taught musician and songwriter Fable, only 19, hails from Brighton, UK. Her haunting voice rings through her new album Parasite, released October 13th, in the most eerie of ways. She describes her persona as a character but when you listen to tracks like “I Speak Words” it feels as if you’re getting a glimpse into whom she really is. Many of the tracks are her deal with human psychology and...

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We Were Promised Jetpacks
Oct29

We Were Promised Jetpacks

We Were Promised Jetpacks By Denise Beltran We Were Promised Jetpacks (link) are Scottish indie band that formed in Edinburgh in 2003. Their debut album, “These Four Walls”, was released in 2009 and with that they toured in America with Bad Veins and opened for Jimmy Eat World. Their follow up album, “In the Pit of the Stomach” was released in 2011 and to give their fans a glimpse of how this album would sound like the track “Act on...

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Milky Chance
Oct27

Milky Chance

Milky Chance By Rose Leh Germany’s pop/folk/rock group, Milky Chance (link), boasts a gravelly perfection of vocals. Hailing from Kassel, Germany, band members Philipp Dausch and Clemens Rehbein met in an advanced music class and have worked together to create a combination of folktronica and pop music ever since. Their first official single, Stolen Dance, skyrocketed on the charts and found widespread popularity across the US as well...

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