Fruit Bats @ The Echo LA
Oct26

Fruit Bats @ The Echo LA

Fruit Bats @ The Echo LA By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi Do you love falsetto and folk? Do you dig the sweet surprise of a band coming back from the dead and playing a relatively flawless set complete with new tracks to boot? Then hopefully you were at the Echo in Los Angeles recently, bobbing your head and sipping PBR or Golden Road and basking in Eric D. Johnson’s ever evolving and now technically zombified band Fruit Bats’ first...

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Interview with Boat to Row
Oct25

Interview with Boat to Row

Boat to Row By Serenat Kivilcim Boat to Row brings you an exquisite folk experience unique to the likes of Michael King (guitar, vocals), Ben Gilchrist (bass, guitar, vocals), Anna Bennett (violin, harmonium, vocals), Lydia Glanville (drums), and Hannah Fathers (keys, guitar, bass, harmonium, vocals). Formed in 2010, the group has delivered 3 EP’s and two singles, and soon will bless its fans with a debut album called “I Found You...

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Seven Remixes of Hotline Bling that are also Signs of the Apocalypse
Oct24

Seven Remixes of Hotline Bling that are also Signs of the Apocalypse

By Jon Hersh 1. Haven – Hotline Bling (Haven Bootleg) Sure, this atmospheric trap production sounds great and adds a depth to the song only hinted at in the original. But played backwards you can hear the unmistakable call of the demon Malthus inciting his 26 legions of demons into war in-between synth keyboard stabs. 2. ΛIRWAV – Hotline Bling ΛIRWAV is a New York based producer who started making music as a tool for...

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Interview with Acid Dad
Oct23

Interview with Acid Dad

ACID DAD By Rick Perez Rock and roll’s latest drug of choice comes in the form of a band called Acid Dad. For the past year, Brooklyn based members Vaughn Hunt (vocals/guitar), Danny Gomez (vocals/guitar), Sean Fahey (bass), and Kevin Walker (drums) have been formulating punk fueled tracks so good that popular publications like Nylon Magazine and The Village Voice have been taking notice. With their new single, ‘Grim”, and an EP in...

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RETIREMENT by RETIREMENT. A Gorgeous Ambient Record that Just Might Be Hygge
Oct22

RETIREMENT by RETIREMENT. A Gorgeous Ambient Record that Just Might Be Hygge

By Jon Hersh A few weeks ago I was in Boston, and seeing as Boston is the birthplace of angst, I found myself attending a punk rock swap meet, re-living an alternate youth spent externalizing my angst as opposed to the more emo route I took of just bitching about it to whomever would listen. In-between the piles of patches for bands I mostly recognized, and tapes for bands I didn’t, there were crates of surprisingly pristine...

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