8 QUESTIONS with COME WIND

Ohio indie rock quintet Come Wind, who sound like a deliciously dance-y combination of Manchester Orchestra and Two Door Cinema Club, released their debut album Move in Place on November 20th. The group gives me Two Door Cinema Club vibes along with a little Mumford & Sons has previously toured with Walk the Moon and Twenty One Pilots, and plan to hit the…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE DESLONDES

“You don’t really know where you’re from ’til you leave, you know?  Living in New Orleans for the years we have, you don’t realize what all you’ve learned until you leave and do it different places,” says Missouri native Riley Downing, frontman for five-piece band The Deslondes, on their adopted hometown.  “It’s definitely got its own flavor. …

PREVIEW: DANIELLA MASON at EXIT/IN on 12/1/15

Hold onto your hats, y’all.  Nashville alt-pop songstress Daniella Mason is playing her first hometown show in over a year! The artist, who has been called an “American Ellie Goulding”, had quite a busy year–she self-released some singles that garnered major media attention, and Demi Lovato hand-selected Mason has an opener on her Neon Lights tour after discovering…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with JANET DEVLIN

Irish alt-pop songstress and self-described “little emo kid”, Janet Devlin, has never been afraid to be who she is.  As a teen, she entered a singing competition to earn money to buy a drum kit to join an all-female punk band.  A friend who loved her voice bought her a video camera on the condition that she would sing…

“MEXICO” – NEW MUSIC from SONYA KITCHELL

Two-time Grammy winner Sonya Kitchell just announced her first LP in seven years, We Come Apart, due for release on January 22nd via Rockwood Music Hall Recordings/Thirty Tigers. Kitchell has collaborated with everyone from Herbie Hancock to Joni Mitchell.  We Come Apart sees Sonya stepping into the role of producer for the first time for a record of powerful piano-infused folk fleshed out with percussion, horns, & strings. The record features a host of…