Fold: The Self-Titled Debut


Berlin – With the release of their self-titled debut LP this week, Fold is laying down a gauntlet of musical influences that encompasses elements of funk, jazz, hip hop, and alternative rock across ten reflective tracks. Live instrumentation is another layer to this Leeds band that listeners will appreciate, as the band throws the entire

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Interview: My Brothers And I

My Brothers And I

Berlin – With the debut full-length album Don’t Dream Alone set to drop on September 18th via Expunged Records, My Brothers and I, who hail from Portland, are on an ambitious jaunt to re-configure the general public’s mind when it comes to music coming from this area of the world. Armed with a formidable knowledge of music

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Multi-Love

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Los Angeles - Following each of their two full-length releases, Unknown Mortal Orchestra gained an uptick in attention from places far outside of their psych-pop niche; with Multi-Love, the band yet again adjusts the formula, eschewing much of the guitar heroics heard on Unknown Mortal Orchestra and II in favor of the hot-and-sweaty sounds of vintage

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Alanna Royale Brings Hitsville To Nashville

Alanna Royale live

Nashville – Before Alanna Royale was ever seen at her record release show on October 4 at Exit/In, she was heard. In traditional soul/funk style, the bearded crew that backs the Nashville songstress came out and laid down a tight vamp as the crowd awaited the showstopper’s arrival. But, before ever setting foot on stage, Alanna sent

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Wakarusa Festival 2012


With the end of May comes Wakarusa Festival, running from May 31st to June 3rd in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. With that kind of scenery, the nature aspect is just as much a part of the festival experience as the music, and the two together is surely a powerful force. As a result, the

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BNBTV Spotlight: Manimal House, “Comet”

manimal_house Genre: Funk, Soul       Mood: Party time, upbeat Just like Minneapolis seemed to deliver a slew of talented acts to BNBTV (Hastings 3000, Phantom Tails, The Goondas), Portland area bands have been gracing our internet stage, starting with The Stagger and Sway.  So get your fedoras out, ’cause before us we have a group embracing

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