The Dead Ships (The Troubadour)

The Troubadour | Los Angeles, CA | May 19, 2018 | Photos: ZB Images |   That heady crash of soulful garage rock and guitar jangle you heard at the Troubadour? That was definitely Los Angeles’ the Dead Ships and while the lyrical landscape may lean on/towards some of the darkened corners of life, Devlin McCluskey (vox/guitar), Christopher Spindelilus (drums), Chad Philipps (guitar) […]

Track-By-Track W/ The Dead Ships: CITYCIDE

At its most simplistic, music is a road to a good time. At its most dynamic, visceral and effective best, it’s a conduit to thought and emotional terrain that might otherwise go unexplored, as well as a native connection among us all. Cue the Los Angeles trio of high quality garage rock (and a band who puts on one of the […]

5 (Plus 5 More) Albums You May Have Missed: 2016

Slouching towards – no, not Bethlehem – the end of the year, some may find themselves in a gentle repose awash in the glow of the year’s merciful bounty… I am not one of those people. If your feelings run similar, please join me in bidding 2016 a hearty “Fuck you and the horse you rode in on.” while setting […]

30 Day Countdown: Make Music Pasadena

All day, all ages and FREE? Hello, Make Music Pasadena! On Saturday June 11th, an eclectic selection of musical programming will be showcased at the 9th Annual Make Music Pasadena festival. From Australia’s Atlas Genius to local favorites the Mowgli’s, the Dead Ships and PAPA to Brooklyn’s Bear Hands, there’s bound to be a little something for anyone and everyone. […]

SXSW Day 5: Party In My Pants

Now before your mind wanders south of its usual (and possibly lascivious) resting place, let’s get one thing straight: Party In My Pants was a name of a SXSW showcase at the venue, Woodrow’s. Got it? Good. This SXSW day began with the High Voltage team conducting round two of our artist interviews with the likes of PHASES, Judah and […]

SXSW 2016 Video Recap – Pt. 5

We love getting bands to talk about other bands they love because at the end of the day we’re all simply fans. Learn who Magic!, Judah & The Lion, POWERS, Alex Newell, Shawn Hook, Phases, The Dead Ships and more loved at SXSW. And remember: sharing is caring. See you next year, Austin.

20 Bands You Can’t Miss At SXSW 2016

There are hundreds upon hundreds of bands that play South By Southwest in Austin, TX (aka SXSW) each year and to listen to each artist in advance is not only time consuming, but often a daunting task. That’s where being High Voltage’s Research Junkie comes in handy! Instead of investing your own personal time and energy on this task, let […]