Interview with Gideon’s Army
May31

Interview with Gideon’s Army

Gideon’s Army By Harriet Kaplan Southern-infused rock collective and New York-based Gideon’s Army, is influenced by The Black Crowes, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and more including blues rock/Southern rock bands like The Black Keys and Gary Clark, Jr. Their second full-length album, “King of The League,” will be released on May 27 with a new single “Desperate Hearts,” currently out. Robert Bray...

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The Bergamot Show Review
May26

The Bergamot Show Review

The Bergamot Show Review By Harriet Kaplan In the midst of a 50-state tour promoting their latest album, “Tones,” the wonderful Brooklyn-based husband and wife duo Nathaniel Paul Hoff and Jillian Speece, known as The Bergamot, played an exquisite and impeccably crafted set of alternative folk and pop rock music at a recent show at Hotel Cafe.  When Nathaniel and Jillian harmonized together, it clear the audience were in...

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Yuna Show Review
May23

Yuna Show Review

Yuna Show Review  By Harriet Kaplan Homeland pride, love and family were on Yuna’s mind as she spoke to the sold-out audience with sincerity, affection, love and playful abandon throughout her recent triumphant show at the El Rey. The audience clapped often, cheered and yelled out song requests to Yuna. In great spirits, Yuna gave a shout out to her Malaysian “sisters” in the crowd putting the spotlight on them as well as herself,...

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The Hollow Party Drop Breezy New Single “Ray Bans”
May20

The Hollow Party Drop Breezy New Single “Ray Bans”

The Hollow Party Drop Breezy New Single “Ray Bans” Pop punk band The Hollow Party are teenagers who went from playing Junior Varsity sports together to playing Warped Tour. Not too shabby for four kids still in high school. Graduation is around the corner, and you bet their future is looking so bright they’ll need shades and only the coolest, most iconic will do. Luckily, The Hollow Party’s got it covered with...

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Interview with The Flux Machine
May19

Interview with The Flux Machine

The Flux Machine By Harriet Kaplan The NYC-based Alt/rock collective, The Flux Machine, has released their new album “Louder!” and video for the title track. The band is known for their “in-your-face blend of blues and alt rock teeters the edge before reeling you back in to its frenetic sound.” The LP is also characterized by its “Edgy hard rock sound, both electric and raw…” Luis Accorsi...

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