Yearly Archives: 2017


  Engelbert Humperdinck never wanted to be a singer. A career in music, yes, but he was extraordinarily shy. The youngest boy of a family of ten children originally from Leicester, England, he grew up in Madras, India, where his father was stationed during World War II. Engelbert’s childhood was […]

Engelbert Humperdinck



The Gift of Gab is most well known as MC, and one-half, of the rap duo Blackalicious. Along with producer/DJ Chief Xcel, the two have sold over half a million records worldwide, toured extensively across the globe and have had their music licensed by some of the most well-known brands […]

Gift of Gab


  Gogol Bordello never stays in the same place for long. Bandleader Eugene Hütz started to hear the songs of Seekers and Finders as he shuttled back and forth between three continents, and the nine-piece ensemble developed and refined them on the road. From its inception, Gogol Bordello has been […]

Gogol Bordello




Georgia sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe are carrying on the American roots tradition with their own innovative blend of blues, Americana, rock, and beats on their new album Peach. Flavored by their southern gothic heritage, the album is comprised of five original blues rock songs written by […]

Larkin Poe


The Lighthouse and the Whaler hail from Cleveland, Ohio, a city infused with entrepreneurial spirit. It’s the birthplace of Superman, where a chocolate maker dreamt up LifeSavers candy, and the place responsible for the invention of alkaline batteries and golf balls. It’s no wonder, then, that the members of the […]

The Lighthouse And The Whaler


“Has it ever struck you that life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quick you hardly catch it going?” – Tennessee Williams “The title ‘Resistance is Futile’ and the cover image just fit together perfectly. The sleeve is a vintage photograph of […]

Manic Street Preachers



  Music and emotion share a timeless physiological, psychological, and spiritual bond. A chord, a melody, or a lyric can lift spirits and inspire. Movements achieve that sort of reaction on their full-length debut, Feel Something [Fearless Records]. Threading together spacey guitars, evocative and introspective lyricism, ponderous spoken word, and […]

MOVEMENTS


     WHITE NOISE             In America today, anyone can engage in spiritual surrender. Performing the rite is simple: one first gathers with their community in a room of mirrors (in peripheral vision these mirrors appear as windows). Next, the agendas, hopes, and grievances of each […]

Noah Gundersen


    Since 2006, Pierce The Veil unassumingly, yet consistently have climbed their way into the hearts of millions worldwide via an unshakable devotion to making honest and hypnotic hard rock. The San Diego quartet—Vic Fuentes [vocals, rhythm guitar, keys], Mike Fuentes [drums, percussion], Tony Perry [lead guitar], and Jaime […]

Pierce the Veil


Whereas other artists may withdraw to quieter havens to get into their zones, it’s interesting that Stolar would further retreat to New York, a place far from tranquil and calm, to work on his upcoming releases. “Paralyzed,” out in February, is a song about pondering the escape from feeling irrevocably stuck […]

Stolar