ALBUM REVIEW: “EMERGING ADULTHOOD” by DAN CROLL

When I was a kid, my favorite movie was, hands down, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. Sugar addictions aside, the fantastic world behind the factory’s fortified gates presented endless possibilities. Each area explored was more exciting than the last, and contained delicious diversions—served with a side of danger. Willy Wonka literally rolled out the…

“SAIL AWAY” – NEW VIDEO from BEN HAZLEWOOD

Australia-based pop artist Ben Hazlewood has unleashed the much-anticipated music video for his single “Sail Away”; the hazy video illustrates the product of a rum-filled night mixed with intense emotion, caused by a great loss, and features Hazelwood’s signature arena-sized vocals dripping with intensity and oozing emotion.  ‘Sail Away’ is the second release from Hazlewood’s 5-track EP EOS; “The video for ‘Sail…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: MY MORNING JACKET

  Last Friday night added up to the perfect storm for an unforgettable concert experience.  A dynamic band with an impeccable history of mesmerizing live performances?  Taken care of by the Louisville rockers of My Morning Jacket.  Amazing sound quality in an open air setting?  Taken care of by Ascend Amphitheater, which I might argue…

WIN FREE TICKETS to BEHOLD THE BRAVE at THE BASEMENT on 7/13/17!

Nashville-based Behold The Brave released their soul-shaking self-titled debut album on July 7th via WITHYN Records; the fuzzed-out guitar-driven stunner features Stax-insipred Southern rock, blues-tinged grit, and West Coast-style psychedelia at their finest. As vocalist and guitarist Clayton Davis explains, “We want every song to create a different vibe and feeling that adds the right…

ALBUM PREMIERE: THE DULL BLUE LIGHTS

“We acknowledge that genre exists, but have no interest in confining ourselves to being just a soul band, or a mod band, or a reggae band, and on and on,” says Todd Fausnacht, lead vocalist/guitarist of Philadelphia-based band The Dull Blue Lights. A wise speaker once said, “Once you’re through changing, you’re through,” and The Dull…