RECAP: THE RENTALS with REY PILA and RADIATION CITY at THE HIGH WATT

Miss the greatness that was The Rentals with Rey Pila and Radiation City the other night at The High Watt?  Well, beloved readers, look no further!  East of 8th’s own photographic genius Wesley Duffee-Braun was on the front row to capture the action, just for you! For more photos from the show, head over to…

PREVIEW: REY PILA at MERCY LOUNGE on 5/25/2015

I recently caught up with Diego Solorzano from Mexico City-based indie electro-rock band Rey Pila, currently on a nationwide tour with The Rentals.  Rey Pila, which began initially as Solorzano’s solo project, will be releasing their follow-up to 2010’s self-titled debut in the very near future.  You can catch them live with The Rentals at Mercy Lounge…

PREVIEW: THE RENTALS at MERCY LOUNGE on 5/25/2015

I asked Matt Sharp, former Weezer bassist and current frontman for The Rentals, where he was as we spoke the other day; “hey guys, does anybody know where we are?” he asked those on the 12-person tour bus being shared by The Rentals and Radiation City.  “We are in Oregon in the middle of a whole lot…