Video: Kid Astray’s “Joanne”

Song: “Joanne” Artist: Kid Astray Why You Want to Watch: This one’s got just what you need when checking out a band: the band, the song and cool lights! Kid Astray is a Norway-based quintet incorporating synth, bass and pop, and I’m digging them. The video, directed by Ask Sunde, a talented photographer in Oslo, […]

Photos: Judah & the Lion w/ Colony House & Tall Heights @ Showbox SoDo

Judah & the Lion w/ Colony House & Tall Heights @ Showbox SoDo, 2/16/17 ~ John Rudolph Judah & the Lion Promoting the May 2017 release of their sophomore album, FOLK HOP N’ ROLL, Judah & the Lion played to a packed house at Showbox SoDo. The young and mostly female crowd sang and danced […]

Music & Video: Bad Gyal’s “Blink”

Song: “Blink” Artist: Bad Gyal Why You Want to Listen & Watch: Barcelona’s Bad Gyal, a singer who performs her music in English, Spanish and Catalan, gives us a taste of her new mixtape with the track “Blink.” The video shows Bad Gyal singing and dancing while surrounded by flowers in Mexico City- and she […]

Show Preview: Walking Papers @ the Crocodile, Sat. 1/27

Show Preview: Walking Papers w/ Vauedville Etiquette @ the Crocodile, Sat. 1/27/18 ~Dagmar Walking Papers – photo by Dean Karr Rhythm and blues-rock band Walking Papers returned last week with the release of WP2, the follow-up to their 2013 fabulous debut, Walking Papers. Every single person I played that debut to loved it, even though […]

Video: the Vaccines’ “I Can’t Quit”

Artist: The Vaccines Video: “I Can’t Quit” Why You Want To Watch: The truly great Vaccines have a new album coming out! It’s called Combat Sports, and I really need this band right now. The British band really does stand as a strong example of how awesome pop music can be. The Vaccines also discussed […]