A look at Dublin’s underground experimental and pop scenes
A translated interview with Álvaro Solar of Chilean garage rock quartet Protistas
Singer-guitarist Sarah Cronin is a dynamic visual artist herself. She is responsible for the dreamy artwork that adorns the band’s album covers and show posters, providing a visual identity that’s at times just as important as their dreamy indie-pop sound.
August 9, 2010 at Great Scott in Allston, Massachusetts.
A guest-curated mixtape by Las Robertas featuring songs from Costa Rica, Spain, Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, and Mexico.
Guest Mixtape # 5
On a perfect day, Marling is just like anyone else. It’s the weekend. She picks up the papers at the corner store, makes breakfast with her flatmates, takes a walk in the park and ends the night with friends in the pub. Describing this to me, the born and raised Brit gives the impression she’s much more interested in living her life than wondering how she can sound more like Nick Drake, or where her music lies in comparison to Noah and the Whale.
A conversation with Philip Seymour Hoffman after his show at Big Fung Loft in Boston’s Chinatown on April 16, 2010.
image & words//lou kishfy A live review of Chuck Pus at Providence’s Mars Gas Chamber on April 16, 2010. Brian Chippendale is the drummer for Lightning Bolt, a popular noise rock band from Providence, RI. His usual solo project is Black Pus, but on April 16, the Mars Gas Chamber in Providence experienced two sets [...]
Brit ginger Florence Welch has spent the last year belting seismic pleas to “Raise it Up,” wailing like a lovelorn songbird. The steady build for her debut album Lungs has come through mounds of adoring critics, hundreds of interviews, international music awards and yet, she is only now on her first U.S. tour. Florence arrived in Philadelphia on April 5 to an eager-to-worship, mostly teen girl fan base. She’s become a road warrior over the past year, touring Europe and exhausting her voice. But she seems to have learned that enthusiasm is the best remedy for trailing off-key.