‘In San Jose’ Documentary: 5 Costa Rican Bands You Should Know
Oct06

‘In San Jose’ Documentary: 5 Costa Rican Bands You Should Know

‘In San Jose’ Documentary: 5 Costa Rican Bands You Should Know   While working on a documentary about Las Robertas’ forthcoming third album, filmmakers Willi Patton and Rachel Kichler also shot and interviewed four interrelated bands in the San Jose, Costa Rica music scene – Colornoise, Niño Koi, Monte, and Ave Negra. The result is a visual mixtape profiling some of San Jose’s most influential indie bands. Las...

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LISTEN: ‘Buddy’ by The Orwells
Oct06

LISTEN: ‘Buddy’ by The Orwells

LISTEN: ‘BUDDY’ by The Orwells By Julia Tolstrup Ah, The Orwells. If ever there was a band that might make your parents shout, “turn that racket down!” The Orwells are it. They shot to fame after a wild appearance on David Letterman and were picked up as the opener for Arctic Monkeys for a handful of US shows. I was at one of those shows and witnessed the strange, disjointed energy that is this band. And now they bring us...

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Scenes from the Underground: Punk Rock Never Dies with Retail and Friends
Oct05

Scenes from the Underground: Punk Rock Never Dies with Retail and Friends

Scenes from the Underground: Punk Rock Never Dies with Retail and Friends Written and Photographed by Samantha Rose Key Brooklyn, NY Imagine you’ve been gone a long time. From wherever it is you come from. Not necessarily your home or your place of birth – but the place you long to go when you’ve been out in the wild too long. Maybe you’ve been gone so long it feels impossible to imagine a way back. Or maybe you’ve caught a...

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