“Trust” Boy Epic…In His Words

“I remember seeing this interview with Christian Bale. He was at a press conference and he got asked when he worked with Christopher Nolan on The Dark Knight, about the way that that series ended. He was asked, ‘Did the Batman really live, or was the ending just a dream, or was that real life?’ Christopher Nolan’s vision was to […]

Track-By-Track with Joe Marson: Electric Soul Magic Vol. II

Joe Marson may or may not have played this record naked, but that’s a subject for another day. Marson’s sophomore EP, Electric Soul Magic Vol. II (released on April 14, 2017), is a 6-song trek of punched up soulful and blues-infused rock. Fusing his expressive vocals that fans have come to know and love with classic guitar riffs and his penchant for thoughtful […]

#TourHappens…With Dorothy Martin

From the birth of the band in 2013 to Los Angeles residencies at favored local clubs, from touring with Miguel and Halestorm to signing with Roc Nation, from releasing their debut album ROCKISDEAD to selling out shows on their first headlining tour, Dorothy (the band = Dorothy Martin, Gregg Cash, DJ Black and Dylan Howard) has been a hard hitting, […]

Track-By-Track With 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 […]

Summer Is Coming: Luxley

In two weekends time utterances of the signature phrase, “Winter is coming” will sharply cease leaving Game of Thrones fans emotionally bereft…that is, until the series returns next spring. Until then, summer is coming. Fortunately, Luxley is here to help get you through. Straight out of New Orleans and with a mind fascinated by science, art and geometry, Ryan Gray […]

PREMIERE: Admirers – “Night Night”

Predominantly an one-man show, Admirers is the product of Mike James (formerly Hawker M. James/Mikey Jukebox, mastermind behind The Mercies and one-time drummer for Longwave – a High Voltage fave).  Gearing up for the release of their Night Night EP (release date: May 13th), we’re pleased to debut the title track. In speaking about “Night Night,” James explains “this was the […]

Hey Bands! Come Open For Us, Signed Yelle.

For all the musicians out there who have ever seen an opening act at a live show and thought they could do better, now is your chance to prove your skills! French electro-popsters,  Yelle, is launching a contest to find an opening act for each of their upcoming shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and New York.  If you think […]