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Hazel English brings grace and charisma to Philadelphia’s Boot and Saddle (with Suburban Living)

This past Tuesday was Hazel English’s first time in Philadelphia. The California native is currently touring North America in support of her EP Just Give In/Never Going Home and made a stop at Boot and Saddle, a quirky and small venue in South Philly on the final leg of tour. Continue Reading

Daniel Caesar packs The Crocodile in Seattle in support of “Freudian,” his poetic debut album

Freudian is Daniel Caesar’s debut album. He announced his tour a day after its release. Daniel is joined by Snoh Aalegra, a Sweden born Persian R&B singer. Snoh looks and sounds like an angel. Her soft-spoken voice filled the room. Despite feeling under the weather, she powered through a 30-minute set of songs off her new album FEELS. Continue Reading

Singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt returns to the spotlight at New York’s Mercury Lounge

Singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt, performed at New York’s Mercury Lounge on Monday, October 30th.  After taking a break from personal music endeavors, working and collaborating with other musicians, Nina has returned with new music. Nina’s performance Monday night could be described as half a gig, half a showcase.  Although she played a lot of new songs from her upcoming album, she also played a couple of old favorites towards the end of her set. Continue Reading

3 weeks ago

Chilean-American composer and recording artist Nicolas Jaar occupies Brooklyn Steel for a four-night residency

15 minutes into a late-night set at Coachella, Nicolas Jaar is testing the patience of an audience filled with cut-offs, shutter shades, and vape clowns. At a festival commonly associated with endorphin depleting, big-drop anthems, it was evident that Jaar’s penchant for arrhythmic distortion was a harrowing journey for some in the crowd. Soon after, caravans of 20-somethings vacated the Mojave tent to catch the last moments of DJ Snake. Continue Reading

3 weeks ago

Bad Suns, Hunny and QTY continue their Love Like Revenge Tour in New York City at Irving Plaza

Bad Suns is currently touring the United States and Canada with Hunny and QTY on the twenty-four date Love Like Revenge Tour. Saturday night, the tour made its stop at Irving Plaza in NYC. New York based band QTY opened up the show and got their hometown excited for the two SoCal bands to follow. Continue Reading

3 weeks ago

Alvvays and Jay Som chat with fans and perform crowd favorites at the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland

On October 27th, Canadian indie pop/rock band, Alvvays, played the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR. Alvvays was accompanied by indie rock band, Jay Som. Alvvays kicked off their set with a few songs from their newly released album, “Antisocialites” including “In Undertow” and “Plimsoll Punks”. Continue Reading

4 weeks ago

Interview: Smallpools talk songwriting and future plans before a hometown show at The Fonda

It’s been over two years since the release of Smallpools’ debut record, Lovetap!, and they’ve been on the rise ever since. The LA based trio consisting of lead vocalist Sean Scanlon, guitarist Mike Kamerman, and drummer Beau Kuther are currently on tour with Vinyl Theatre supporting Misterwives, and promoting Smallpools’ new EP, The Science of Letting Go. Kamerman describes the EP as “a body of work that’s going to exist together as a standalone entity,” and we decided to dive even deeper into the concept.  Continue Reading

1 month ago

Nashville’s Judah and the Lion bring their “booty poppin’ banjo music” to Louisville

Nashville based band, Judah and the Lion, came to Headliner’s Music Hall in Louisville, Kentucky to play to a crowd of people that had sold out the show months in advance. Everyone was eager for the “booty poppin’ banjo music” to fill the air. Judah and the Lion’s sound is one like no other, with unique sounds and instruments. Continue Reading

1 month ago

Paramore and Best Coast shine at the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York

It was a big night for both Best Coast and Paramore, it was both their first time ever playing the famous venue Radio City Music Hall in New York City on October 4th, 2017. Not only that, but they had sold out the entire venue. As a long time fan of Paramore’s, seeing their name up on that marquee was almost surreal, I can only imagine how they must have felt! Continue Reading

As their fanbase grows, Flor transform, evolve, and light up venues around the country

It’s a breezy autumn afternoon in Southern California and that, mixed with the sunset in the background, make for the perfect setting to chat with Flor. Comprised of vocalist Zach Grace, guitarist McKinley Kitts, bassist Dylan Bauld, and drummer Kyle Hill, the self-proclaimed “indie pop meets rock” band’s vibrant sound along with their personalities light up a chilly night in Santa Ana, Calif. Continue Reading

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