The Two Islands of Blue Hawaii
March 5, 2013
The ethereal electronic duo Blue Hawaii, from Montreal is comprised of Raphaelle Standell-Preston, who is also the frontwoman of the much-lauded dream-pop group BRAIDS, and Alex “Agor” Cowan, a former philosophy student-cum-producer-cum-multi-instrumentalist.
Andrew Wilson on Plath Behind the Glass
February 4, 2013
50 years after the death of Sylvia Plath and publication of The Bell Jar, Andrew Wilson’s new biography of Plath, Mad Girl’s Love Song, attempts to salvage Plath from the wreckage and splendor of her public image.
Discovery: Bleeding Rainbow
December 6, 2012
Philadelphia’s Bleeding Rainbow isn’t easy to introduce. The band, which started a few years ago as a duo, was comprised of Sarah Everton on drums and vocals and Rob Garcia on guitar. Their moniker at the time was Reading Rainbow, which prompted a lot of annoying and predictable interview questions.