Best New Bands Does Desert Daze

Desert Daze by Nick Comaratta for Best New Bands

Joshua Tree, California – “Pretty much everything about this festival is unprofessional.” That was the easiest way to reflect upon Desert Daze 2016, as we walked back to our camp Sunday night following the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s closing set. This is in no way meant as a criticism either. Desert Daze was described as the “no rules

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Album Review: Fuzz, Fuzz


Seattle – The ironic thing about Ty Sygall’s latest album, Sleeper was that no one could imagine a time between touring, festivals and writing new albums for countless side projects when Segall and his crew actually find time to sleep. Just over a month after the August release of Sleeper, Segall and his latest project Fuzz

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Q&A: Matt Holliman of Sleepy Sun


Recently, Sleepy Sun got a huge breakthrough when they were announced as the opener for one of the hottest names in indie rock, Austin’s The Black Angels. Though the tour isn’t going to commence until April, the band is doing its best to build on the momentum of this announcement. With their sound described by

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Back to School: An Interview with Lady Danville


Following their show at UCLA, I sat down with Lady Danville’s keyboardist Michael Garner to learn a little more about the band.  We chatted about their hometown of Danville, California, the goofiness of Ben Folds, celebrity doppelgangers, a particularly inspiring mysterious-hippie-kindergarten teacher, and the ups and downs of going on the road.  An amicable and

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