Life offers up some great things from time to time—a true, full-length, proper album being one. Unfortunately, this concept is going the way of the dinosaur. Luckily for Lettuce listeners, this is not the case proven by their upcoming release Elevate, their first LP since the incredible Crush album in 2015. Lettuce’s originals are peppered … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “ELEVATE” by LETTUCE
OG Asheville band Toubab Krewe is breaking their seven-year studio silence with Stylo, their new album set for release on March 2nd. Again, no words are needed as West African polyrhythmic melodies produced by instruments such as the Kora and Kamele n’goni are partnered with hypnotic beats from a traditional drum set and other African-centric … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “STYLO” by TOUBAB KREWE
After an aggressive touring year in 2017, Umphrey’s McGee is ready to hit the road again in 2018 in support of their 11th studio offering, it’s not us. The Chicago-based six-piece delivers 11 dynamic genre-spanning fan-pleasers–fresh debuts along with several tracks that have already had the concert treatment. Jake Cinninger and Brendan Bayliss dazzle with metal-sized … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “it’s not us” by UMPHREY’S McGEE
Lettuce continues to lead a groove funk revival with their evolved, 70s-infused acid jazz sound; camaraderie between bandmates flows out to the crowd through every note, creating a synchronicity with their fans. The six-piece group was fresh off two sets at Suwannee Hulaween in Florida where they debuted several new songs, and it was apparent … Read more LIVE SHOW REVIEW: LETTUCE in RALEIGH!
Nashville’s own jamtastic rockers Moon Taxi have unleashed a brand new single called “Two High,” a song that the band says “about hope. Hope for understanding, hope for acceptance, and hope for our future. We were inspired by the simple and universal peace sign. It’s a gesture we would like to see more of.” The alt-rock five-piece formed in 2006 … Read more “TWO HIGH” – NEW MUSIC from MOON TAXI
String Cheese Incident will release their seventh studio album on April 14th boasting an incredible mix of new and old sounds alike. The group, comprised of Michael Kang, Bill Nershi, Michael Travis, Keith Moseley, Kyle Hollingsworth, and Jason Hann, hails from Colorado, where they formed over 25 years ago. SCI’s infectious sounds offer something for almost every … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: “BELIEVE” by STRING CHEESE INCIDENT