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Ryley Walker’s sound is one that epitomizes the ideas we view as foundational. It brims with an ambling quality, driven by adventure that constantly reveals facets of its jazzy-folk core. The dazzling arrangements always seems to be occurring as organically as the scenes we find grounded in nature while the end result never falls short of mystic musical inspiration.Read More
Jay Watson is one distinguished dude. Allocating efforts between Tame Impala and POND, he has garnered the privilege of working with innovators of the time because he is one himself. For these other more established projects, expectations based on previous work can sometimes hinder the impressions of new material, but Glamorous Damage operates outside that realm...Read More
In times as peculiar as those spent those spent at Beach Goth, a fleeting sense of predictability should come as no surprise. Fueled by an eclectic mash of sandy-toed beach rockers, funk phenoms, hip-hop icons, and Pauly Shore... the latest installment served as the most sizable and chaotic to date...Read More
On a recent trip to Brighton, on a Sunday evening, myself and a couple of friends found ourselves in a small venue in an old railway yard...Read More
A few months back, you may recall our infatuation and lust for all things Brazilian. The culture, landscape, people, energy; there is something in the air that keeps us intrigued. Our passion for the country was re-ignited, when we first heard the psychedelic space rock of Wannabe Jalva. The Porto Alegre band serves up a refreshing dose of vintage rock, fooling us into thinking we're in the sepia-toned haze of the 60's...Read More
Remember New Year’s Eve back in 1999, where everyone was freaking out about Y2K? Sounds a bit vintage now, but I remember having that feeling of the upcoming apocalypse, where I thought the world was going to collapse and all computers and technology as we know it would go completely crazy on the strike of midnight. Well, that’s the sort of feeling you get when you listen to the Japanese trio Nisennenmondai (Y2K in Japanese)...Read More
Overall it was an incredible weekend of good music, wonderful new friends and great musical discovery. Whether it was a band/artist we actually saw, one that was on the line-up that we were 'too busy' to see, or someone that one of our new friend's recommended to us, everything was filled with soul and got to us in some way or other.
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When you think of the Fleet Foxes you think calm wandering tunes, a group of modest and talented musicians who each take turns on the stage trying not to have one 'front man'. It must have been hard all these years for Joshua Tillman, the drummer quietly sitting at the back of the 5-piece band, sharing the spotlight with so many other talented songwriters and musicians...
It was the hottest part of the day, in the middle of the Californian desert, probably the last place you'd expect to find three bearded Scottish men...Read More