Wallows Share New Music Video for “Pictures of Girls”, Announce Debut EP

Photo by Jimmy Fontaine // Surging onto the West Coast indie rock scene less than a year ago, Wallows are riding a wave that’s about to break. The trio consisting of Braeden Lemasters, Dylan Minnette and Cole Preston are certainly no strangers to making a big splash. Lemasters has landed roles on major TV networks… Continue reading Wallows Share New Music Video for “Pictures of Girls”, Announce Debut EP

5 Indie Artists Not Getting the Coverage They Deserve Right Now

Photos by Alex Hupp and Brian Kinnes // As a freelance music writer, my job is to keep editors up to date on what’s happening in various music scenes. This means staying on top of tours, releases and personal projects from numerous artists. Another great part of my job is highlighting new talent. Lately, I’m… Continue reading 5 Indie Artists Not Getting the Coverage They Deserve Right Now

Rabbits, Restrictions & Broken Bones with Michael C. Hansford of Molly Drag

Photo by Jessica Segura // Skyping me from his bedroom in the mountains of Montreal, Michael C. Hansford is just trying to take ‘er easy. After a botched skate sesh on Day One of his most recent tour, the nerves in his right hand are left swimming in shards of bone. “October was definitely a… Continue reading Rabbits, Restrictions & Broken Bones with Michael C. Hansford of Molly Drag

Thank You: A Fan’s Tribute to Tom Petty

I remember the first time I saw Tom Petty. It was the “Refugee” music video. I remember thinking, who is this horse faced dude ridiculously creeping around an abandoned building? I laughed at his long blonde hair and funny facial expressions as he traipsed from pole to pole. But as I listened to the music,… Continue reading Thank You: A Fan’s Tribute to Tom Petty

Sofar Sounds: Chicago’s Best Kept Secret Concert Series

Photo by Carlos James // For a fierce super-hipster like myself, my philosophy has always been the less people who know about a band the better. Mostly because it usually means smaller venues, less polluted music and more dedicated fans. Always on the hunt to find my next favorite band, I couldn’t believe that one… Continue reading Sofar Sounds: Chicago’s Best Kept Secret Concert Series

Kings Of Leon: Why I Waited Eight Years To See the World’s Most Popular Rock Band

Kings Of Leon is one of those bands that’s been written about almost to death. There’s really nothing I can say about them that hasn’t already been said. The only truly unique thing I can do is write about my experience with them. So that’s what you’ll find here. I’m happy to say that after eight long… Continue reading Kings Of Leon: Why I Waited Eight Years To See the World’s Most Popular Rock Band

Once In A Lifetime: The Talking Heads Concert Film “Stop Making Sense” Live

One by one the members of The Talking Heads trickled onto the stage…in the 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense that is. From retro synthesizers to unsteady table lamps to one really, really big suit, the performance art piece filmed by award-winning director Jonathan Demme is truly one of kind. I only found out about the… Continue reading Once In A Lifetime: The Talking Heads Concert Film “Stop Making Sense” Live