interview by Michael McCarthy A few years ago I went to see The Maine play the House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts. There were three opening bands that night. I remember liking them all, but I was especially blown away by Real Friends, whose sound I couldn’t classify. Not that it mattered. Whatever...Read more
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DEATH COMES CALLING: AN INTERVIEW WITH SEBASTIAN GRAINGER OF DEATH FROM ABOVE
interview by Michael McCarthy These days, you could probably name a dozen acts that consist simply of two members, many simply featuring one member who plays bass and one member who plays drums. Royal Blood is an exceptional one that immediately comes to mind. In the case of Death From Above, formerly known...Read more
#songoftheday = ADAM JENSEN: “TOMBSTONE”
A year ago tomorrow I interviewed Boston artist Adam Jensen and we learned about his colorful if not checkered past. One thing is for certain: he's a hell of a lot more interesting, not to mention edgy, than your average pop slinger (pun intended). On his...
#songoftheday = PIERCE THE VEIL: “FLORAL & FADING”
If you like Fall Out Boy, I think you'd love Pierce the Veil's new album, Misadventures, which finds them in more of a pop rock vein than usual. "Floral & Fading," their latest single/video, is a perfect example of this. While the lyrics are pretty deep...
NICOLE SABOUNÉ: THE LOVE IS POP INTERVIEW
by Michael McCarthy After being the edgiest contestant on the one season of The Voice in Sweden and making it pretty far into the competition, Nicole Sabouné released her debut album, Must Exist, in 2014. It was an especially dark album, but a very successful one, thanks largely to the inspired singles “Win...Read more
#albumoftheday REVIEW: WARPAINT: WARPAINT
Usually if a band is going to release a self-titled album it’s going to be their debut. If not, then it usually happens later in their career after they’re several albums in and want to announce that they’re changing direction, or perhaps that they’ve finally found themselves again after a bad album or...Read more
AUDIO: PINKISH BLACK: “ASHTRAY EYES” + TOUR DATES
Fort Worth's post punk doom masters PINKISH BLACK are back!Read more