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The Flower Jax (Live In-Studio)

Fitz & the Tantrums (Interview)

A Cool Hand (Live In-Studio)

The Fights (Live In-Studio)

Fauve (Live In Studio)

Morgan Orion (Live in Studio)

Monday Mixer

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1 – Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – “Sunday Candy” This is the best thing to hit the internet in many moons. In the spirit of always including Chance on my Monday Mixers, “Sunday Candy” was a natural fit. Watch. Smile. Be happy. 2 – Run The Jewels – “Close Your Eyes (And Count […]

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Sufjan Stevens- Carrie & Lowell (Review)

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How well do we know Sufjan Stevens—or perhaps rather, what comes to mind when we hear his name? We could maintain that he’s that indie artist behind those fluttering compositions that involve grandiose orchestras, like a modern revision of baroque but with literal bells and whistles attached. We could credit him with the vocals and […]

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Discs From the Desk

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Written by Brenda Herrera Doldrums- The Air Conditioned Nightmare Airick Woodhead’s solo project, the Doldrums, first originated in 2010, following later on with a widely successful debut album, Lesser Evil. Doldrums’ latest release, The Air Conditioned Nightmare, first caught my attention with the illustration on its cover of a haunting image of a shadow, with […]

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Monday Mixer

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This is it everyone; I’m making the sappiest, eating ice cream from the carton, hour-long shower, tear-jerking playlist. Sometimes you just need to sit in bed and let it all out, and what’s a crying session without some heart wrenching songs! And if you’re like me, and only cry once a year when you have […]

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Discs From The Desk

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Barbacoa – Italian Medallion I originally grabbed the Italian Medallion disc because of the intriguing cover art. The sun-burst color scheme and kitschy fonts suggested some kind of throw back sound – something psychedelic or at least something that would rock hard – while the back sleeve has a Stephen Malkmus looking dude holding a […]

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Remember Whensday- Kirk Hammett Joins Metallica

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On this day in musical history, in 1983, thrash metal band Metallica invited a replacement for Dave Mustaine. The LA-based band had originally chosen Dave Mustaine as their lead guitarist, based on of how impressive his gear was according to some. They had recorded an album’s worth of demos, but the rest of the band […]

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