Woodstock, New York-based rootsy alt-folk outfit The Felice Brothers are currently on an extensive tour supporting the release of their latest album, Life In The Dark, which came out this June via Yep Roc Records. I recently chatted with James Felice, who filled me in on the details: Me: “I heard you recorded the album on … Read more PREVIEW: THE FELICE BROTHERS at THE HIGH WATT on 10/1/16
“Hey child, stay wild,” sings pop duo Korbee in their anthemic foot-stomping new single “Hey Child”. Comprised of Tom Korbee and Jenn Korbee, the band came together in 2013 after writing and performing as the trio Korbee Jones with Daniel Jones of Savage Garden. In 2014, Korbee released their first EP, Great Escape, which quickly soared to over 1 million streams. They … Read more “HEY CHILD”– NEW VIDEO from KORBEE
“We make swampy rock music,” says Will Evans of Charleston, South Carolina-based blues rock outfit Dead 27s, whose debut full-length, Ghosts Are Calling Out, is set for release on Friday, September 30th via Red Parlor Records. “Charleston makes you want to play swampy music— it’s a very Southern city, it’s hot and it’s humid, you feel … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with DEAD 27s
Canadian pop-rock outfit Paper Lions is currently maintaining their sanity in the midst of a “record release storm”, says lead vocalist John MacPhee. The band, which has been together for over a decade, unleashed their latest album, Full Colour, on September 16th. The band had a unique opportunity when recording this time, a process that … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with PAPER LIONS
Martin and Lewis, Byrne and Eno, peanut butter and jelly,—there are some unions that were destined to for greatness, partnerships that make the world a more enjoyable place to be. Alt-rocker Hamilton Leithauser’s collaboration with Rostam Batmanglij (formerly of Vampire Weekend), prove with their new album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, set … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “I HAD A DREAM THAT YOU WERE MINE” by HAMILTON LEITHAUSER + ROSTAM
This year’s Pilgrimage Festival, which occurs at the historic Harlinsdale Farm in beautiful Franklin, Tennessee, begins tomorrow, September 24th! The lineup this year is outstanding and features several East of 8th faves, including, Shakey Graves, Kaleo, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band, amongst SO MANY others! Not only will the music on point, festival-goers will be … Read more PILGRIMAGE FESTIVAL IS THIS WEEKEND!!!!
From the land of grunge have emerged two sons of a preacher man who make infectious pop music, and whose personalities are as bright as the clothes they wear. Meet Liz Scarlett and Shazam “Tea Time” Watkins of Tacoma, Washington, the two youngest brothers in family of five boys and a pair of traveling ministers, … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE FAME RIOT
Liverpool born and bred quintet LYING BSTRDS, who, in their one year of existence, have already shared stages with notable artists including Noel Gallagher, Circa Waves, and Spring King–something that countless bands dream of–have achieved much through hard work and raw talent, earning them rave reviews in their home country. Their dance-worthy new single, “Youth & Old Age” is undeniably catchy from start … Read more “YOUTH & OLD AGE” – NEW MUSIC from LYING BSTRDS
Colorado-based experimental folkicana outfit Elephant Revival is doing its part to raise awareness of the growing refugee and immigrant crisis in our world; the band has released a new video for “When I Fall”, a track from their most recent release, Petals. The group is offering a “pay what you can” download of the song, with … Read more ELEPHANT REVIVAL WORKS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF REFUGEE CRISIS
Melbourne-raised, Los Angeles-based guitar hero Hamish Anderson is ready to release his debut full-length, Trouble, on October 21st via Kobalt/AWAL. On Trouble, Anderson says the goal was to make it about the songs; “Get a really great band together and have it be about the songs, not about spending so much time on how the bass drum sounds. It was capturing, warts and … Read more TWO NEW TUNES from HAMISH ANDERSON!