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Trap Rabbit

Interview: Philadelphia’s Trap Rabbit Talks Weird Time Signatures, Instrumental Music, and Creative Process

Sometimes, it’s easy to think of a city’s music scene based on what gets massive media attention. Indie rock bands like Hop Along, Kississippi, and Sheer Mag have generated a lot of buzz in the past few years, and have [...]

September 18, 2019 Interviews
Russell Brixey

Interview: Russell Brixey Gets Introspective On New Single “Midnight Swim”

After being in electronic pop band Jaenki for years, Kansas City native Russell Brixey is striking out on his own. And the result is something that feels special as if he’s waited years to unleash his calm, sincere brand of [...]

August 9, 2019 Features, Interviews
Vicious Blossom

Interview: Vicious Blossom on Recording, Life in Rural Pennsylvania, and More

When I think of bands from Pennsylvania, I often think about bands from Philly. Waxahatchee, The War On Drugs, Spirit of the Beehive, and more. But, Pennsylvania is a big state, and it’s got a number of lesser-known cities. Lancaster [...]

May 23, 2019 Features, Interviews
Kerchief

Interview: Kerchief On Their New Record, Creative Process, & More

Kerchief has been a staple of Chattanooga, TN’s indie rock scene for the past several years now. I’ve had the privilege of catching them live several times, and they know exactly how to put on a good rock and roll [...]

May 17, 2019 Features, Interviews
Mr. Husband

Interview: Mr. Husband on New Record, Marlboro Lights, and More!

Of all the bands I’ve come across the past two years of living in Maryland, none has perhaps captured my heart quite like Mr. Husband. Led by world shaker Kenny Tompkins, Mr. Husband has been releasing record after record of [...]

May 1, 2019 Features, Interviews
Standby

The Beauty of Collaborative Songwriting: An Interview with Standby

Being in a band usually takes a lot of patience. As you add new members, they bring new scheduling conflicts, new opinions, and new sensibilities. It’s a delicate dance to make sure that everyone is happy. The members of Connecticut [...]

April 5, 2019 Features, Interviews
the Florists

Interview: the Florists

“When I listen to records, I want to be taken by surprise and challenged to reconsider what I think a band is capable of creating” Minneapolis post-punkers the Florists are not writing the same song over and over. Rather, they [...]

February 21, 2019 Features, Interviews
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Interview: SPINDRIFT On Longevity, The Wild West & More

Photo Credit: Charles Mallison SPINDRIFT is not your average band. They don’t even operate on the same wavelength. They’re always taking us to wide open spaces – to outer space or the wild west. Formed in Deleware in 1992, SPINDRIFT [...]

December 11, 2018 Features, Interviews
Mungbean

Interview: Mungbean

Photo Credit: Nathan C Ward & Miriam Handler Ohio seems to be a state that constantly puts out heartfelt, passionate, and truly original music. The same state that birthed the drunken revelry of Guided by Voices also birthed the tortured, [...]

September 17, 2018 Features, Interviews
The Burns

Exclusive Premiere: The Burns Drop New Single “Hard On You”

Fresh off the release of their video for “Wolves”, local funsters The Burns have given us a brand new single to swoon over as they gear up for an early summer full-length offering. The quartet have been a unit for [...]

March 1, 2018 Exclusive Content, Interviews