VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Olin And The Moon Talk Cooking, New Album

OLINOlin And The Moon moved to Los Angeles over ten years ago from Idaho but have been able to take their indigenous influences and meld them into a unique sound. The band has shared the stage with the likes of HAIM, Jason Isbell, Local Natives, Dawes, and Edward Sharpe and had a prominent guest-spot on the CW show, One Tree Hill. Their latest album, Everyone You Know, is inspired by the trials and tribulations of growing up, learning from life’s mistakes and bonds created over time. … Continue reading

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Uberjak’d + New World Sound

Buberjakd_newworldsoundBoth New World Sound and Uberjak’d are part of the fast-emerging Australian EDM scene that’s been taking the genre to new heights. Uberjak’d built a strong reputation early on with his electric live sets, having performed on the same stage as Calvin Harris and Laidback Luke. New World Sound is comprised of brothers, Tyrone James and Jessie Taylor, who have only been making music for a short time and have already garnered recognition from the likes of Tiesto, Hardwell Avicii and others. Both artists are signed to the Dim Mak label and have a bright future ahead.… Continue reading

Boston Calling 2015 Preview

boston-calling-facebook Winter has finally let up in Boston, and with it’s exit, we welcome the fifth semiannual Boston Calling music festival. As always, one of, if not the smallest festival in the circuit more than makes up for it’s size with a superb and diverse line-up. B-Sides will be on-site to grab the sights and sounds for you but in the meantime, here’s our pick of a few must-do’s and who to watch while you’re there. … Continue reading

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Priory Talk Beginnings, Writing ‘Weekend’

prioryThe track “Weekend” by Priory has become an anthem for many a hard worker trying to make ends meet. The Portland-based duo comprised of Kyle Sears and Brandon Rush had run into each other in the early 2000s at various shows around town forming a friendship that would lead to forming the band. It would take some time for the band to find their sound, as well as sacrifices to keep the band afloat. Having released their debut album, Need To Know in April 2015, Priory is battle-tested, determined and has the momentum of music fans who can relate to their story, behind them.… Continue reading

Review: Mumford & Sons “Wilder MInd”

1035x1035-unnamed_zpsozcjnw3hThe new Mumford & Sons album “Wilder Mind” isn’t bad. It’s not good but, it’s not bad. At best, it’s boring. You can certainly hear what the band wanted this album to be; proof that they don’t need to rely on the folk craze they rode in on, an attempt at cutting their teeth on the indie rock scene. Unfortunately for Mumford and his sons, this is where they faltered.… Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: The Magic Whip by Blur

tumblr_nk0xeun8Dh1rxwzp4o1_1424357670_cover2009 saw Blur reunite its original lineup, including guitarist Graham Coxon, who left the band in 2002. Since then, the band has been pressured by fans and the media to release new material. It is understandable, considering how their last record, 2003’s Think Tank, while interesting, at times felt more like a work of Damon Albarn’s than of the group, particularly due to Coxon’s absence. Perhaps what their fans wanted is some proper closure, or just to see these four make great music once again.… Continue reading

Are you ready to Rock in Rio?

 

 

tmp_2640-Rock-in-Rio-USA1394698281Rock in Rio is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year and the line up is outstanding.  For those who don’t know, Rock in Rio originated in Brazil and was organized by Roberto Medina. This year the festival will be held in Las Vegas.  This is the first time for it to be held in the United States.  It’s one of the largest music festivals in the world.  The number of people who have attended previous festivals is over 1.5 million. That is just in Brazil, imagine what it’s going to be like in Vegas.

The festival begins this Friday May 8th and will continue until May 16th. Like I mentioned earlier, the line is outstanding… Continue reading

Aqua Hair and Doesn’t Care- MIJA

Mija

After stumbling early into a venue with the intentions of catching a well known headliner later in the night, my ears nearly fell off from excitement after discovering the allure set by Mija. Dropping tunes by SLANDER & NGHTMRE alongside POINT POINT’s “Life in Grey” and her own IDs, the young DJ and producer proves she can hustle and flow. Native to Arizona and part of the OWSLA label, the whiskey loving gal has been hitting everyone by surprise.… Continue reading

VIDEO: INTERVIEW – Flo Morrissey Talks Songwriting, Pages of Gold, Dispels Internet Rumors

FLOMORRISSEY-1Flo Morrissey has been writing songs since she was 14 years old, which is impressive by itself, but she also did it as part of a family of nine children. As the second oldest, Morrissey balanced her responsibilities in helping out the family with her younger siblings, all the while pursuing her love of music. Morrissey hails from the Notting Hill section of London and grew up listening to the likes of Devendra Banhart, CocoRosie and Antony and the Johnsons. Using music as an outlet, Morrissey posted her music under the moniker 9mary on MySpace and even made her own music videos. Recently signed to Glassnote Records(Mumford & Sons, CHVRCHES, Phoenix), Flo Morrissey has made quite the impression with her lead single, “Pages of Gold” and is set to release her debut album, Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful on July 17, 2015. … Continue reading