Edinburgh five-piece Storm the Palace defies genre labels on its second and newest full-length record, Delicious Monster, out October 4. It is an album that moves between intensity and ambient music with ease, capturing a year of emotion into a record that is simultaneously cathartic and enjoyable. Perhaps the most impressive quality about Delicious Monster is this … More Album Review: Storm the Palace – Delicious Monster
Actress, filmmaker, writer and comedian Noël Wells added yet another title – musician – to her impressive resumé with the release of It’s So Nice!, her debut record, on Friday, August 30. It’s So Nice! comprises 11 modern folk-rock tracks that, though at times mellow, are dynamic and engaging in their intimate, introspective structure. Wells’ music shifts … More Album Review: Noël Wells – It’s So Nice!
Alternative folk musician Luray produced an intimate glimpse into the end of a relationship with Dig, her sophomore album and first release since 2015. Out July 26 on 6131 Records, the record details the end of musical mastermind Shannon Carey’s marriage through a series of gorgeous folk songs that, at first, seem simple, but upon closer … More Album Review: Luray – Dig
Magic Giant, an on-the-rise alternative folk trio, came through Columbus recently, and although I wasn’t able to make it, I’ve been told that the show was absolutely nuts. Fortunately, though, I got the chance to send the band a few questions via email. In case you don’t know who Magic Giant is or about their … More Artist Interview – Magic Giant
Click through here for more photos! In what might have been the most exciting “chill” concert I’ve ever been to, Bear’s Den and Gill Landry performed a spectacular show at the Newport Music Hall last night. Landry, a country-sounding singer-songwriter from Louisiana, had a simple set – with a sole spotlight and only his acoustic … More Live Music Review: Bear’s Den + PHOTOS
2016 was quite a year. I’ve heard it described as a “terrible movie with a great soundtrack”, and I don’t entirely disagree. This year, we lost David Bowie, George Martin, Prince, Leonard Cohen, and so many more – and that was just in the music world! However, this year was full of excellent albums, and … More 2016 In Review
Daughter, an English indie folk band, combines airy, ethereal vocals with dreamy-yet-heavy instrumentation that’s well-timed to highlight the talented lead singer in their latest album, Not To Disappear. The album, released on January 15th, features tracks that inspire beautiful imagery and intense feelings. The album kicks off with New Ways, a light and airy track that has a … More Album Review: Not To Disappear – Daughter