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On Subgenres

On Subgenres

Matt Bacon July 27, 2015 0

I’ve been interviewing bands pretty much constantly since I was about 15. One question I quickly learned not to ask was “What genre do you consider your band to be?” because I was almost

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Numb Bats Play through the Heatwave on “Bees & Trees”

Numb Bats Play through the Heatwave on “Bees & Trees”

Eli Jace July 24, 2015 0

The music of Numb Bats is a little like surf rock, one could say, if the waves that were being surfed upon were made of grease and glue. It’s punk rock dumped in a

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Wilco Casually Drops New Album, “Star Wars,” into the Web (Lucky Us)

Wilco Casually Drops New Album, “Star Wars,” into the Web (Lucky Us)

Eli Jace July 22, 2015 0

  They’ve been celebrating twenty years of making music this summer with deluxe releases and discography-browsing setlists during a special anniversary tour. New music from Wilco felt somewhere close, not quite in reach, but

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Neil Young Feeding on Corporate America with “The Monsanto Years”

Neil Young Feeding on Corporate America with “The Monsanto Years”

Eli Jace July 21, 2015 0

Neil Young has kept himself busy in this post-divorce era of his career. In 2014 he released two albums, A Letter Home, a lo-fi selection of covers, and Storytone, a solo album with an

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7 of 2015’s best LPs

7 of 2015’s best LPs

Conor Davies July 19, 2015 0

2015 has been a blast for music thus far, with some iconic moments and performances, here’s some of the year’s choice LP’s thus far… Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar might be

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LA rockers Secondborn hit the heights with ambitious new EP

LA rockers Secondborn hit the heights with ambitious new EP

Conor Davies July 19, 2015 0

American rock has been in a state of flux for a while, but with the likes of Rise Against, Thrice and Saosin come with it a banner and mark of excellence, could LA band

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Tramlines Festival Preview 2015

Tramlines Festival Preview 2015

Conor Davies July 19, 2015 0

Say the word ‘festival’ and you might think of vast green fields with a clump of stages, crumpled cans of apple cider and a pulsating, never-ending soundtrack for a weekend of fun. Well one

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On Discipline

On Discipline

Matt Bacon July 17, 2015 0

I was taken with inspiration to write this particular article due to some ideas I think I’ve hinted at in other pieces I’ve written in recent months. One thing that I think I’ve already

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Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Matt Bacon July 10, 2015 0

Conan – now there’s a band name that inspires a a wealth of emotion in fans across the world. Having only just completed their first US trek (On which I saw them twice) I

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I Am Functionally Insane – The Dark Side of Working in the Music Industry

I Am Functionally Insane – The Dark Side of Working in the Music Industry

Matt Bacon July 8, 2015 0

One of the things that makes anyone who makes their living in the music industry grimace is when people say “You’re so lucky!” or “I wish I could be you!” I mean – it’s

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