AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with NATALY DAWN

Nataly Dawn, one half of Pomplamoose, the endearing indie rock duo she formed with her now-husband Jack Conte, recently released her second solo album, Haze, a collection of beautifully poignant and intensely personal songs that encompass ideas of wrestling with faith and processing painful family issues. “I haven’t really talked much about this, but I guess…

“BROKEN BONES” – NEW MUSIC from CRX

Today, alt-rock outfit CRX,  the new band fronted by Nick Valensi, guitarist for The Strokes, released a new stankface-inducing heavy-hitter, “Broken Bones”.  The song is off CRX’s debut album New Skin, produced by Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, which comes out on October 28th via Columbia Records. CRX will head out on a North American tour in November, joined by Streets of Laredo, The Gloomies, and Dead…

“TALK TO ME” – NEW MUSIC from BLONDER

For a song about missed connections, “Talk To Me” by New York’s Blonder is pure pop fun–from its slick beginning to its sizzling electronic-infused choruses, a listen to this tune is like riding in a top-down convertible down a streetlight-lined road on a hot night, when there’s nothing in front of you except possibility. See,…

“CHAIN SMOKING” – NEW MUSIC from THE BIG BEND

“Chain Smoking” will be on The Big Bend’s fourth album Celebrate, out July 22nd via Misra Records. The band is led by Chet Vincent, a long-standing fixture of Pittsburgh’s quietly thriving music scene who has established a reputation as one of the city’s most dedicated figures.    Celebrate has all the hallmarks of a career milestone, calling to mind early-‘70s…

PREMIERE: “KALI” by THE WILD JAYS

The Wild Jays are a psychedelic rock band conceived from the minds of three friends who got their start in the Nashville basement scene. Trevor Willmott creates washy soundscapes on guitar with dreamy vocal melodies and introspective lyrics, while drummer Ryan Usher and bassist Mike Walker provide a complex and driving rhythm section. These elements…