Bleeding Rainbow Takes Turns
February 25, 2014
Breaking out of Philadelphia can be an uphill battle—while the encouraging environment can foster some of the best music in the country, actually leaving the comfort of the city of brotherly love is a challenge.
October 29, 2013
A brief history of Upset: Ali Koehler, who formerly drummed for both Vivian Girls and Best Coast, bonded over Twitter with ex-Hole drummer Patty Schemel, and the two eventually collaborated with La Sera guitar player Jennifer Prince, forming a power-punk trio with both remarkable chops and enviable histories.
Exclusive Song Premiere and Interview: ‘Liberal Christian Youth Ministry,’ Dustin Wong
September 3, 2013
On the twitchy, vibrant “Liberal Christian Youth Ministry,” the fulcrum of Dustin Wong’s third LP, Mediation of Ecstatic Energy, mounting layers of guitar build in equal parts bliss and mania.
The Dodos Take Flight
August 27, 2013
On the precipice of their fifth studio album’s release, The Dodos are attempting to recalibrate. In 2012, just as the folk-rock band out of San Francisco was growing from a duo into a trio, its second guitar player, Chris Reimer (formally of Women), tragically passed away, shifting the focus of the band back to its founding members.