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  • Riddy Arman: “I’m happy I can travel for a living now.”

    *Update: Sadly, Colter Wall’s entire fall tour (including all of his dates with Riddy Arman) are postponed until next year. “I started writing music as a form of meditation and therapy, without realizing it at the time.  That’s what I was using music and songwriting for.  So, my music...
  • The Booklights Revisited… Literally!!!

    Today New York-based Americana outfit, The Booklights, release their debut EP, Into a Ball, a release that likely wouldn’t have happened, if it wasn’t for the pandemic.  “It’s so wild to be releasing an EP right now.  We recorded almost everything last summer and, for the most part, it...
  • Gone Gone Beyond and “psychedelic spirituality”

    “I think the album noticeably doesn’t follow any genre.  The binding thing is the spirituality of the music.  The psychedelic spirituality brought us all together,” says Danny Musengo of Gone Gone Beyond, whose sophomore album, 2030, dropped last month.  The album’s title is a reference to a period in...
  • Kaylee Elizabeth Talks About her Latest “healing balm, prayers, and reflections.”

    Although Kaylee Elizabeth’s debut album is just dropping this Friday, June 11th, the Seattle-based singer/songwriter is not exactly new to music.  Kaylee is one-half of sister-brother folk duo The Native Sibling.  After the band’s last album, 2019’s Hammer is Heart, Kaylee began working on songs that were a little...
  • Mara Connor Talks COVID and Covers

    Last week Southern California singer/songwriter Mara Connor released the Decades EP, a celebration of some of the greatest songs of the second half of the twentieth century and also some of Connor’s best musical friends, with whom she collaborated on the five-song EP.  Connor covers songs by Fats Domino,...
  • Flashing Back to 2014 with Caroline Rose (Friday at Underground Arts)

    I’m sure readers of the site have seen that we recently flashed back to 2014 with Slothrust, back when we first met the alt rock band who was still playing house shows and DIY spaces, before going on to headline mega-venue Union Transfer and sell out numerous shows at...
  • Sound&Shape: “Nice and loud and easy to latch onto”

    This Monday, August 13th, Sparta (led by At The Drive-In alum Jim Ward) are playing a surprisingly cozy show at Johnny Brenda’s (Sorry, it’s sold out), after taking quite the hiatus (They’ve released a couple of songs in the past year, but their last album remains Threes, released way...