Mobile notifications are as frequent as in-and-out breaths these days, but when Spotify popped up with the latest music release by Teleman, my heart definitely skipped a beat. And “Düsseldorf” delivered on high expectations.
There’s nothing more exciting than seeing a thought, an idea, become a thing, a reality. Tucker Gumber, The Festival Guy, has released his book, “The Festival Thrower’s Bible,” on Vendini Press, and I couldn’t be more excited. It was last June at Bonnaroo. Tucker and I were chatting at the Red Light Management party when […]
When Django Django first begin to penetrate the earbuds and radio airwaves in 2012 with their debut Default, they did so by storm due to a truly unique twist on song production, style and song. The four-piece’s approach of kitchen sink concepts stirs together tropic urban jungle aesthetics with holiday-on-the-beach ethics, but with the expertise […]
When a band’s first release is “highly anticipated,” their fans have already clung to their sound, connected to the signature melodies, and memorised lyrics to the first few songs that initially emerged from bedroom sessions. Thus is Lacuna by Childhood, the London four-piece that wooed unknowing ears attending The Great Escape last year and packed […]
Watching two of the three members of Augustines, Billy McCarthy and Eric Sanderson, singing their hearts out in the middle of the crowd at Larimer Lounge in Denver, with only their two guitars and lots of smiles from the faces surrounding them, these musicians live and breath their connection with fans. Having seen them a […]
Last year “From Nowhere” from Dan Croll seemed to come out of nowhere as an essential track in your summer of 2013 soundtrack, shaking to and fro with a lighthearted chorus and samba percussion that drove the desire for a frothy blender drink, complete with the umbrella, thank you very much; of sorts, a follow […]