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An Interview With Bishop Briggs

Kyle Stevens | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
Kyle Stevens

The worldly Bishop Briggs is currently touring the country and wowing audiences with her unforgettable vocals. She will open for Coldplay starting on...

Music Debut for TV Babe Cierra Ramirez

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Roxane Assaf Lynn

Barely old enough to drink, singer-actor Cierra Ramirez is poised to take the stage in global fashion with an urban/pop EP release June 20, coinciding...

Eric Anders Is a Singer-Songwriter for Iron & Wine Fans

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

Bringing back a sound singer-songwriters have mostly been missing since the 90's, when acts like Duncan Sheik and Dave Matthews Band ruled the airwaves, Big World is instantly tranquilizing.

Reclaiming My Life From the Virtual Cloud

Derek Bishop | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Derek Bishop

I believe you can make genuine connections through online dating and social media. But you have to be honest with yourself about whether those connections are really happening or whether you are just distracting yourself from loneliness or, worse, avoiding pursuing a passion.

Artist Spotlight on Austin-Based Indie Band, MCG

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Austin, Texas has become a goldmine for indie music. With their unique and budding festival scene, Austin is not only producing a diverse array of art...

Tor: "The Gladiator of Music"

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

At 22, Tor Miller has a sound well beyond his years. I suppose you can credit that to the great David Bowie and other musicians from that era. You see...

Social Silencing Is Destroying Our Humanity

Rachel Mason | Posted 04.18.2016 | Women
Rachel Mason

When someone has the courage to be a whistleblower, we must listen with compassion, if only for one reason, so that we end the pattern of social intimidation which keeps all of us from reporting abuse.

Thinking Huge in a Shrinking World

Sidney Chase | Posted 03.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Sidney Chase

Now is the time, more than ever, for queer women to take over the throne in the music industry.

Jackson's Big Ambition

Zac Hill | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment
Zac Hill

Great Caesar is a band that will center you on the meaning of your own experiences, and will open up a window to help you peer into a more expansive world.

The Loyal Optimist: Chris Trapper

Cicily Janus | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
Cicily Janus

I recently went through a full year of pessimism.... between cancer, hospital admissions and thoughts crowded by death, I've simply had it with all th...

Songs and Swagger: Jonatha Brooke at Tupelo Music Hall

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
Sheila Moeschen

Confidence is sexy. Watching singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke command the stage at a recent show at The Tupelo Music Hall in Londonderry New Hampshire, I'm reminded why some clichés are true.

Not Bossy, Just the Boss: a Conversation with Speedy Ortiz

Reilly Wieland | Posted 01.19.2016 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

There are few girl crushed I hold closer than my crush on Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis. From her blatantly girl power lyrics to her no-bullshit attitude and earned MFA in Poetry, she, along with the rest of the band, has proved that Speedy Ortiz is a force to be reckoned with.

A Definitive List of The Best Albums of 2015

Reilly Wieland | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

I've compiled a list of the albums I've enjoyed most this year. I wish you many wonderful record store bargain bin finds in the New Year.

Rozwell Kid Talks Growing Up, Girls and Goatees

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.31.2015 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

2015 has been a ridiculous year for West Virginia-based band Rozwell Kid. It seems to be just one tour after another for these guys as they progress into different reincarnations of punk and cool.

Who You Should Be Listening to Now: Roosevelt

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.28.2015 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

After a killer year of touring with bands like Hot Chip, this Germany-based group has proved themselves to be one of the next big things in electron music.

Together Pangea Talks Recording, High School, and Scene Hair

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.23.2015 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

Together Pangea is formed by the type of boys that you always had a little bit of a crush on in high school: a little bit out there, but bad boy good looking all at once. After a killer record release last year, I had high expectations for the band's newest LP, and was not disappointed.

Jam Out with Your Leg of Lamb Out: How to Have a Liberated Indie Rock Holiday

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 12.22.2015 | Comedy
Jenn Sutkowski

Don't get caught up in the holiday BS. Live your life like a son of a gun. I know I will. We can take tips from our favorite indie rockers this holiday season. Here are some of my favorites to get you wielding your weirdo power in no time.

Not Another White Guy Indie Band: an Interview With Andrew Jackson Jihad

Reilly Wieland | Posted 12.01.2015 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

Sean Bonnette and Mark Glick are breaking every rule of the rude, dismissive musician. Both Arizona natives are obviously so passionate about the music they're making, and it shows.

New Artist Reviews: Qualia

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Seattle-based Michael Hazani whose performance alias is Qualia, is a new and deeply emotive indie rock project who is quickly gaining momentum in the underground music world.

Austin City Limits 2015 Must Sees as Told By a True Austinite

Reilly Wieland | Posted 09.25.2015 | Arts
Reilly Wieland

It is a true understatement to say that the pinnacle of the teenage Austinite social calendar is Austin City Limits. ACL has taken on a life of its own, an event so fantasized and talked about that it couldn't ever be as good as we all think it will be.

New Artist Reviews: bitter's kiss

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

From New Jersey emerges the family, indie pop duo, bitter's kiss with Chloe Baker (singer/songwriter) and her father, Michael Baker (production/guitar/piano/bass/drums). The young Chloe Baker, is only just beginning her sonic journey.

New Arist Reviews: moduS ponY

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.30.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The man behind moduS ponY is Matt Ackerman, a talented multi-instrumentalist who spills the colors of his mind into his work creating a dreamy collection of visceral sounds.

Of Monsters And Men in LA

Philip David Morton | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Of Monsters and Men played at the Greek Theater Thursday night near the start of their 2015 international tour promoting their new album Under the Skin to an electrified crowd that packed the stadium as they delivered an elegant and pulse pounding show.

Lafa Taylor Announces First Headlining Tour: The Not One Thing Tour

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.07.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Hailing from Eugene, Oregon, but spending most of his time in Oakland and Los Angeles, singer/rapper/producer Lafa Taylor has a heart full of soul and a brain full of music.

Quiet Company: Music to Tick Off Librarians

Holley Perry | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Holley Perry

Odds are that you have heard the music of Quiet Company and did not even realize it. They have had music featured on reality shows but don't hold that against them.