BackStory: Andrew Belle’s “Static Waves”


In this week’s episode, Andrew Belle tells us the story behind his song “Static Waves.” Static Waves was really an accident that happened while we were in the middle of making ‘The Ladder’ two years ago. We had just begun production on an up-tempo version of a song from the record called ‘Oh My Stars’

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BackStory Bonus!: Via Audio’s “Babies”

Our readers selected Via Audio’s “Babies” as the number one song of 2010, which peaked our curiosity. We wanted to know more about the song, and we figured you might, too, so here’s Tom Deis from Via Audio’s story behind this song… The demo for Babies was born in the summer of 2007 after I

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BackStory: Superhumanoids’ “Persona”


In this installment of BackStory, Los Angeles’ Superhumanoids share the story behind their song “Persona.” Catch them tonight at The Troubador! Persona uses Ingar Bergman’s film of the same name as a reference point to explore the emotions of love, longing, and despair. The narrator in the song is conflicted – a split-personality of types

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