POSTED // Apr 17,2014 - As an audience-delighting act at significant local shows such as the Rooftop Concert Series—catch them this October when they play with Fictionist—and Velour’s Les Femmes de Velour showcase, The Blue Aces a
POSTED // Apr 10,2014 - In a sobering, touching letter found in the online bio for Portland, Ore., orchestral-rock collective Typhoon, lead guitarist/vocalist and primary songwriter Kyle Morton says that when they began working on their latest
POSTED // Apr 3,2014 - It’s no surprise that Speedy Ortiz’s lead singer, Sadie Dupuis, used to teach songwriting at a summer camp. Her sometimes gritty, introspective and clever lyrics are the pulse of this four-piece Massachusetts-based
POSTED // Mar 27,2014 - Every so often, a voice comes along that makes me stop in my tracks, and the gorgeous pipes belonging to Boise, Idaho, alt-country songstress Eilen Jewell has that exact effect.
POSTED // Mar 20,2014 - With innovative fan experiences like UMBowl (the fifth happening in New York in May), in which fans dictate the show’s proceedings, Illinois prog-rock sextet Umphrey’s McGee champions crowd relations with monthly podcast
POSTED // Mar 13,2014 - The music produced by this local folk outfit is carefully crafted, note by note, chord by chord, and the deliberate process comes from more than just an innate attention to detail
POSTED // Mar 6,2014 - Sure, Portland, Ore., trio Guantanamo Baywatch (kudos for finding the best band name ever, guys) play surf-rock, but it’s the kind of surf-rock that would be playing extra late at...
POSTED // Feb 13,2014 - It's been a few years since Connecticut indierock/pop duo Mates of State released their latest full-length album, Mountaintops, but fans will still get to hear some new music from the band soon, when the married couple