POSTED // Nov 14,2013 - Thursday 11.14
Electro-pop duo Carousel began making music in 2011 while they were in school at Berklee College of Music in Boston. After they graduated, Jackson Phillips and Kevin Frie
POSTED // Nov 7,2013 - Obscured in fog so thick it’s nearly opaque, while colored lights illuminate their faces with strange hues, the two members of Crook & the Bluff make impressive figures onstage. With a strong commitment to not only their music—what they call “ambient Western blues”—but also the visual side of their performances, guitarist/lead vocalist Kirk Dath and lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tad Wilford take their entire stage presence into their own hands. That DIY work ethic is echoed in everything from their handmade pedal boards to lighting effects and stage makeup—even homemade fog bubbles.
POSTED // Oct 24,2013 - Tales of boomtowns, brothels and banditos inspired psych-rock band Spindrift’s new album, Ghost of the West. But unlike the spooky, grindhouse Spaghetti Western version of the West painted by the Los Angeles quartet’s
POSTED // Oct 3,2013 - Naming a band can be a tricky process—how do you encapsulate your sound and vision in only a few words? Some band names might follow the time-tested formula of a color paired with a noun
POSTED // Sep 26,2013 - Over a simple dinner of pasta and grape juice in the kitchen of singer- songwriter Drew Danburry’s recently purchased Orem home, he reveals that he’s going to “kill off the Drew Danburry character
POSTED // Sep 12,2013 - Continuing the adventure story of android alter ego Cindi Mayweather—begun in 2007’s EP Metropolis (Suite 1: The Chase) and epically explored in her 2010 debut two-disc LP, The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)
POSTED // Sep 5,2013 - When life gives you lemons, make a band. That’s the expression, right? Anyway, that’s exactly what local singer Ashlie Long did after bouncing from band to band, “trying to find something that was me, but couldn’t,”