Following Arcade Fire’s epic ending to the first day of the Sloss Music and Arts Festival, I came to the festival grounds with a renewed energy and optimistic mindset. While the Sunday Sloss schedule carried several country and Americana names, there were also plenty of rock acts, some of which inspired us to make the … Read more Eo8 ON LOCATION: SLOSS FEST, DAY 2
Following the 2017 Sloss Music and Arts Festival, I kept hearing from friends that I had missed out on an amazing weekend. I wasn’t going to make the same mistake twice, so this year I made the short trek from Nashville to the Magic City–Birmingham, Alabama–to see what all the fuss was about. Based in … Read more Eo8 ON LOCATION: SLOSS FEST, DAY 1
What’s up beloved readers?!? This one’s for all of of the krautrockin’ shoegazers out there…Wray, one of our favorite bands from Birmingham, has released a new video for “Bad Heart” from their self-titled debut on label Communicating Vessels: “Recording their debut in their hometown at Ol Elgante Studio alongside mastermind engineer, Daniel Farris (Man Or … Read more WRAY RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR “BAD HEART”
FROM THE MAGIC CITY TO THE MUSIC CITY Birmingham’s David Swatzell, David Brown, and Blake Wimberly, otherwise known as Wray, made Nashville’s Exit/In the first stop on the tour supporting their recently released eponymous album on label Communicating Vessels. Veterans of various bands, mostly in the realms of punk and post-punk, the members of Wray were born and … Read more WHO IS WRAY?