Waxahatchee’s “Ivy Tripp”
Jun18

Waxahatchee’s “Ivy Tripp”

Waxahatchee’s “Ivy Tripp” By Nic Sanderson Katie Crutchfield, the singer-songwriter behind the Waxahatchee moniker, possesses the capability to formulate just the sort of sincere humanity the devoted listener yearns for when doused in artists flaunting ostentation and posturing. She casts off ornamentation by embracing the potentials of short, straightforward pop structures. This ability shines through many of the projects which...

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Make Music Pasadena – Wide Spectrum of Musical Talent
Jun16

Make Music Pasadena – Wide Spectrum of Musical Talent

Make Music Pasadena – Wide Spectrum of Musical Talent By Harriet Kaplan Make Music Pasadena is a free, all-day, all-ages music celebration. More than 150 bands, featuring diverse music, including seasoned performers and emerging homegrown talent, came together last Saturday, June 6, from 11 am to 11pm, for one day to celebrate the spirit of music and community. This annual music festival was held on five main stages and 30+...

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Interview with Pleasantry
Jun14

Interview with Pleasantry

Pleasantry By Serenat Kivilcim Pleasantry is a 5 piece indie pop group that has been lighting up the local music scene in Singapore since 2010. They released their debut album “synapses” in August 2014, which incorporates an eclectic mix of styles that will keep you interested, from soft and dreamy “Channels” to electrifying and loud “Nothing’s There”. “False Realities” is a...

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Sean Pierce
Jun12

Sean Pierce

SEAN PIERCE — Transit Analog-synth dancefloor techno of the Manuel Göttsching variety By Eric Evans As half of the experimental electronic noise duo ASSS, Sean Pierce Sumler seems to approach each show as an adventure. No two sets sound the same or even terribly similar: one may be danceable, the next an avant grade expression of random noises. However, his solo shows are marked by highly danceable driving techno beats of a Germanic...

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Beth Hart: Writing Brings Me Closer To God
Jun11

Beth Hart: Writing Brings Me Closer To God

Q&A Session with Beth Hart and live performance with her guitarist Joe Nichols at The GRAMMY Museum- 6-3-2015 By Harriet Kaplan The accomplished GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Beth Hart gave it her all at a recent Q&A session conducted by Scott Goldman and during an intimate and impassioned live performance at The GRAMMY Museum. Goldman asked a number of great, in-depth questions that gave the sold-out audience insight...

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