Oscar Jerome

Oscar Jerome hibernated to make what became The Spoon, his second album. He found himself alone in Berlin in mid-pandemic, at a crossroads in life, needing some space and time to reflect on how to move forward in a healthy way. According to Jerome, this is where many of the tunes that make up The […]

Human League

Between 1981 and 1990, THE HUMAN LEAGUE released four studio albums and one extended EP on Virgin Records. Those albums and that extended play have been collected in a special limited edition colored vinyl box set. In addition, the remix album Love And Dancing, initially released in 1982, was recently reissued on white vinyl for Record Store […]

Good Bison

“I didn’t make something that other people would necessarily want to listen to. I made something that I would want to jam out to forever,” says Pablo Alvarez, mastermind behind the indie rhythmic alt-rock band Good Bison. While it can be seen as a selfish risk to write music for yourself, it’s one that he […]

The Rocket Summer

After allowing time and space to wander the deserts in and between Texas and California, to further explore the proverbial deserts of the mind, a rare opportunity for the relentlessly touring multi-instrumentalist known by fans as The Rocket Summer, Bryce Avary is now returning with new music that is not just a step forward but […]

Dust Bowl Faeries

“The narrative of ‘Lost In Time’ is surreal and dreamlike and seems like an omen or a foreshadowing of something perhaps exciting, and foreboding,” says Ryder Cooley, the singer, songwriter, accordion player and bandleader for New York-based, cabaret-inspired indie rock band THE DUST  BOWL FAERIES about their new single. A mystical and nautical tale that involves a clockmaker, a girl, […]

The Church

Few bands enter their fifth decade of making music with all the fierce creative energy of their early years. Few bands are like The Church. The Australian psych-guitar masters are deep into recording the band’s 25th studio album over 40 years after their formation. The 2021 epic line-up is bassist, vocalist and founder Steve Kilbey; […]

Nyte Skye

ABOUT VANISHING Ever dream you’re in a spaceship on a never-ending journey to an unknowable destination? That’s how Nyles Lannon often thought of life in the early part of the pandemic, when time seemed to stand still, before the vaccines or even knowing when there might be any. But whether that spaceship is a desolate […]

Loreena McKennitt

Loreena McKennitt is a rarity in popular music – a self-managed, self-produced artist who owns her own record label, whose music crosses stylistic and cultural boundaries, and who has sold more than 14 million records worldwide. Her music, which combines elements of pop, folk and worldbeat styles, that’s often dubbed “eclectic Celtic”, resonates with enthusiastic […]

Adele Bertei

Adele Bertei was born in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of an Italian immigrant and a ballroom dance instructor. She became a ward of the state in 1967, with the rest of her childhood years spent in foster homes and reformatories in the greater Cleveland area. Emancipated at 17, she worked a series of jobs including OT […]

Unloved

It’s the Brill Building at night, illuminated only by the streetlights. The avant-garde with heart and soul. It’s the revolutionary band, The United States of America, filtered through the soundtracks of beautiful, baffling movies you have only seen in your mind. It’s when the gum-snapping, back-combing, smart-talking girl group member feels the blast of the […]