From The Horse’s Mouth

Shelby Tate (Cheshires) on their self-titled record

Cheshires are a new collaboration from the original musical visionary of Alternative Rock band Remy Zero, Shelby Tate (aka Remy Zero, his legal name since 1990), along with original Remy Zero drummer and additional singer-composer Louis Schefano, and sometime RZ touring guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Leslie Van Trease. Shelby was the primary composer of Remy Zero, along with younger Brother Cinjun … Continue reading Shelby Tate (Cheshires) on their self-titled record

Felix Bechtolsheimer (Curse of Lono) discusses self-titled EP

Curse Of Lono was formed in London in 2015 by singer-songwriter Felix Bechtolsheimer following the breakup of British roots pioneers Hey Negrita. The collection of songs that emerged formed a stunningly cinematic record that combines spaced out, harmony-laden indie-roots with driving, gothic alt-rock. In the summer of 2015 Curse Of Lono added ex-Hey Negrita drummer Neil Findlay, lead guitarist Joe … Continue reading Felix Bechtolsheimer (Curse of Lono) discusses self-titled EP

Dimitri Monos (American Monoxide) on Web Content

American Monoxide is a playful experiment in sound and song that encompasses the solo home recordings of Dimitri Manos. He’s been making trashy cool jams and vivid yet economical instrumentals in lo-tech analogue fashion at his house in Tucson, Arizona. The new batch is Web Content, a perfect summer mix for the freaks. Twelve tracks of dance, trash, noise and novelty. Here’s comes the … Continue reading Dimitri Monos (American Monoxide) on Web Content

TW Walsh discusses Fruitless Research

Since Songs of Pain and Leisure was released in 2011, TW Walsh spent 18 months with a mysterious, debilitating illness, got interested in eastern mysticism, and started thinking about new ways to bring classic music production techniques together with modern technology. Fruitless Research was produced in collaboration with Yuuki Matthews (The Shins, David Bazan, Crystal Skulls) and it features abstract ideas, retro-futuristic … Continue reading TW Walsh discusses Fruitless Research

Nathaniel Bellows discusses being a poet, novelist and musician

Nathaniel Bellows is a widely respected and broadly published poet, novelist, and visual artist based in New York City. Each of the songs on The Old Illusions was written in private, without audience, virtually unheard by anyone, for many years. When the composer Sarah Kirkland Snider heard these sequestered songs, she emphatically encouraged him to properly record them and get … Continue reading Nathaniel Bellows discusses being a poet, novelist and musician

Juan Ledesma of Krisp discusses Sonic Monarch

Krisp is an indie rock, chill wave dance band out of Miami, formed in 2011 and signed to Gummdrops. Band members Juan Ledesma, Charlie Woods, Alex Lopez, and Robert Villar combine electro dance elements, chill wave, and indie rock to produce a unique blend of carefree groove, and ’80s inspired synth lines. The group has shared the stage with Nancy … Continue reading Juan Ledesma of Krisp discusses Sonic Monarch

A Little Piece of Bones & Beeker

Wax Poetics Records, the same brand responsible for the esteemed quarterly print journal of music have been building their own catalog of gems that will be looked upon as timeless. Add to that the self titled debut album by Bones & Beeker. Hailing out of Minneapolis, Anthony Newes (vocals, guitar, keys, and other sounds) and Brendan Kelly (production, drum programming, keys, … Continue reading A Little Piece of Bones & Beeker

Establishing Roots; An interview with Danielle Stech-Homsy of Rio en Medio

It has been said that no person can step into the same river twice. This is because new water is always flowing and the person stepping in is always changed.  It could be said that Rio en Medio’s Danielle Stech-Homsy delivers a similar experience with her new album of inspired folk music, some covers, some originals, titled Rio en Medio Radio.  Rio en … Continue reading Establishing Roots; An interview with Danielle Stech-Homsy of Rio en Medio