A Psychedelic Trip with Temples at Neumos

Published in Live Reviews
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 09:40
Seattle – Wednesday night at Seattle’s Neumos, the audience was treated to vibrant, energetic sounds of psychedelic pop rock and post-punk, thanks to Temples and Drowners. Coming from an afternoon of KEXP live studio sessions, the groups were warmed up and ready to take the stage with their too-cool-for-school attitude and infectious swagger. As...

MS MR Discuss Their Burgeoning Pop Success

Published in Interviews
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:37
Austin - The duo of Lizzy Palpinger and Max Hershnow, better known as MS MR, has been creating music together since 2012 though both are no strangers to the music industry.  Palpinger as the founder of Neon Gold Records and Hershnow as a producer.  Sharing a love of music and creative energy, they came together when Hershnow wrote Palpinger to se...

The Legend of Mac DeMarco

Published in Live Reviews
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 04:42
Austin – I'm standing on the top floor of the three-tiered Mohawk. From my vantage point, you can see straight down Red River, past the neon Cheer Up Charlie's sign, past Stubbs BBQ, all the way past The Swan Dive, where 6th st. meets Red River. The Mohawk sits at Red River and 10th, so you can understand the height of the venue. Earlier, I was...
New York - Sylvan Esso was not meant to be a band.  Rather, Amelia Meath had written a song called “Play It Right” and sung it with her trio Mountain Man.  She’d met Nick Sanborn, an electronic producer working under the name Made of Oak, in passing on a shared bill in a small club somewhere.  She asked him to scramble it, to render her work his ...

Album Preview: The Antlers – Familiars

Published in Album Reviews
Monday, 14 April 2014 10:39
Brooklyn – For a band that built its brand on evocative and sentimental lyrical narratives, we would expect nothing less than for The Antlers to bowl us over once more. The group has been busily curating their next stack of tracks and, as usual, the first cut takes aim directly at our empathetic axes. The group’s latest and fourth study album, F...

Showcase: Wednesday At Bar Matchless In Brooklyn

Published in Breaking News
Monday, 14 April 2014 09:36
New York - The first real signs of Spring are finally beginning to emerge for us here in the city that never sleeps, but just because the nights are getting shorter and the sun’s rays are getting longer doesn’t mean we’re easing up on our monthly showcase. This round we’ve got some great bands with some real grit. Wednesday, April 16 at 8pm  11...

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A Psychedelic Trip with Temples at Neumos

16 April 2014

Seattle – Wednesday night at Seattle’s Neumos, the audience was treated to vibrant, energetic sounds of psychedelic pop rock and post-punk, thanks to Temples and Drowners. Coming from an afternoon o...

MS MR Discuss Their Burgeoning Pop Success

15 April 2014

Austin - The duo of Lizzy Palpinger and Max Hershnow, better known as MS MR, has been creating music together since 2012 though both are no strangers to the music industry.  Palpinger as the founder...

The Legend of Mac DeMarco

15 April 2014

Austin – I'm standing on the top floor of the three-tiered Mohawk. From my vantage point, you can see straight down Red River, past the neon Cheer Up Charlie's sign, past Stubbs BBQ, all the way pas...

Sylvan Esso Releases “Play It Right” Live Video At Sofar London

15 April 2014

New York - Sylvan Esso was not meant to be a band.  Rather, Amelia Meath had written a song called “Play It Right” and sung it with her trio Mountain Man.  She’d met Nick Sanborn, an electronic prod...