Rayland Baxter is an artist whose music falls under the “alternative country” genre, but his unique sound can’t be put in a box. Stylized “rayLand,” the singer and his mustache are about as funky and fun as his music… and for long-time fans, new album Wide Awake is even more abstract, even more incredible, and … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “WIDE AWAKE” by RAYLAND BAXTER
“I come from a musical family, my parents both play, my sister and brother do also, so it came naturally. I started playing fiddle and guitar as a kid. I came into my own as a songwriter in high school. The rest is history,” declares New York-based alt-rocker Margaret Glaspy of her musical upbringing. She … Read more PREVIEW: MARGARET GLASPY at THE BASEMENT EAST on 4/1/18
Los Angeles-based coolest of the cool soul outfit Chicano Batman has put their collective foot down, and made a bold lyrical and musical statement with their new album, Freedom is Free, set for release on March 3rd via ATO Records. Known for their unique ability to blend Latin American, psychedelic, and soul music into a … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “FREEDOM IS FREE” by CHICANO BATMAN
Los Angeles-based matching vintage formalwear-sporting foursome, Chicano Batman, cut their teeth making Brazilian Tropicália blended with early ’70s psychedelic soul and romantic pop, and their reputation grew exponentially. The band will make their boldest statement yet with the release of their third album, Freedom Is Free, out March 3rd via ATO Records. While I questioned whether I was cool enough to … Read more “FRIENDSHIP (IS A SMALL BOAT IN A STORM)” – NEW VIDEO from CHICANO BATMAN
Nashville-based group Kopecky (formerly known as the Kopecky Family Band) is releasing their brand new album, Drug for the Modern Age, on May 19th via ATO Records. In advance of the record, the band has just debuted a groovy new official music video for their lead single “Quarterback,” and it’s hilarious….you really should watch it. Really.