INTERVIEW WITH DARK WAVES
Apr16

INTERVIEW WITH DARK WAVES

DARK WAVES By Brooke Magalis Dark Waves is a relatively new project given life by Santa Barbara native, Nick Long.  His music is a force to be reckoned with; it’s filled with lyrics written by a recently broken heart and contains many layers of intricately designed electronics meshed with guitar.  The soundscapes are vast, with contemplative synths with anxious, but controlled drum beats. Long got his start in punk bands prior...

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Quigley
Apr14

Quigley

Quigley By Gordon Lewis Casey Potter Carlson, aka Quigley is a newcomer to the electro-pop scene. Hailing from Minneapolis, Quigley has been said to sound much like M83 and Prince with a hint of Kate Bush.Her new debut song “Post Post Apocalypse” is a suiting fit as a pick me up for the day, and which The Line of Best Fit stated “If there was ever a soundtrack for the End of the World parties in [Bret Easton Ellis] The Rules of...

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Interview with X Ambassadors
Apr12

Interview with X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors By Brooke Magalis X Ambassadors: an explosive, percussive, emotionally aware band.  You can count on a stripped down live version of their music to be just as poignant as the tracks on their albums. They’ve got the double drumming and falsetto down to a science, and their music is laden with tasty guitar riffs, hearty acoustic guitars, and reflective keys.  Their lyrics at times are fraught, at others, they are...

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On Inspiration, On Instant Gratification
Apr10

On Inspiration, On Instant Gratification

On Inspiration, On Instant Gratification By Kacy Raby                 “His little throat labours with inspiration,                  every feather                 on throat and breast and wings                vibrates…” –    William Blake Does pure inspiration exist? Who’s to say? What would it embody? How would it be explained in simple terms? It can’t. One would hope that inspiration finds itself on the threshold of the mind of...

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Tame Impala Announces New Album “Currents” and Releases Two New Tracks
Apr09

Tame Impala Announces New Album “Currents” and Releases Two New Tracks

Tame Impala  By Nic Sanderson On April 5, Kevin Parker’s psychedelic project announced the follow-up to Lonerism they’ve been hinting at for a while, entitled Currents. Along with it came a new track, “Cause I’m a Man”, fresh on the heels of another, “Let it Happen”, released as a free download on March 11. Both songs demonstrate a greater leap into electronic incorporation, and by an even more significant margin than the last album...

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