Diane Coffee Steals The Show At Barboza

Published in Live Reviews
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 19:27
Seattle - Those Darlins and Diane Coffee played Seattle’s Barboza. I’m going to assert that Those Darlins were having an off night because I refuse to accept that a band with such promise and clout as performers regularly put up such a tiresome act. I still have faith in Those Darlins. Diane Coffee, on the other hand, requires no such blind faith...

Haim Announce Spring 2014 Headlining Tour

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 22 November 2013 08:30
New York - Haim will be headlining a North American tour next spring to support their debut album on Columbia, Days Are Gone.  And this weekend, sisters Este, Danielle and Alana are the musical guests on Saturday Night Live, alongside host Josh Hutcherson (Chasing Fire). The SoCal trio recently received two nominations in BestNewBands.com’s 2013...

5 New Songs We Like: Number 4

Published in Previews
Thursday, 21 November 2013 01:04
This weeks installment of 5 New Songs We Like takes you through a myriad of musical styles. Whether its ghostly grooves of Warpaint, the coffee house folk of Fossil Collective, the euphoric pop of Claire, the ambient R&B of Autre Ne Veut & Fennesz, or the triumphant soundscapes of Tycho, you are bound to find something you enjoy. Some artis...

Jamestown Revival Announce December Tour Dates

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 21 November 2013 00:39
Jamestown Revival have announced a string of tour dates around the west coast this December. The band will be touring beginning on December 8 in San Diego at Lestats, before playing in Los Angeles on December 10 at the Troubadour. The tour continues with dates in San Francisco, Seattle, and other cities, before ending on December 21 in Denver at ...

England’s Glass Animals Release Self-Titled Debut EP

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 21:21
Oxford, England-based Glass Animals have just released a self-titled EP--their first--on Harvest Records in the U.S.  Vocalist-producer Dave Bayley’s hypnotic sound is immediately apparent on lead track, “Psylla.”  (That’s a word we don’t recognize but a quick online search identified it as “a genus of sap-sucking insects.”  Much about Glass Anim...

Live In Austin: Twenty One Pilots At Emo’s

Published in Live Reviews
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 01:28
Austin - Twenty One Pilots has cultivated a reputation for putting on enthralling live shows, and on Saturday, this reputation was put to the test. Consisting of vocalist/pianist Tyler Joseph and drummer/keyboardist Josh Dun, the young duo managed to sell out their show at Emo’s, which is certainly no small achievement for a new band. However, th...