After battling life realities, business models, and technology, we return with a new episode of our music podcast featuring new submissions and you can now stream the show here. Continue reading
Dhanya’s self-titled debut defiantly restores the feeling of gaining control over your own life, especially for those who aren’t used to having it, whether it was denied from them or part of the struggle in one’s growth.
Unfortunately, that kind of philosophical introspection congests everything throughout our culture and is often adopted and passed on by people who are modestly or humbly unqualified or ill-suited to do so. Dhanya, however, shows that she’s the perfect vessel for this kind of contemplation.
Very few people have it. Luis Vasquez of (the Soft Moon) has it. Anthony Gonzalez (M83) had it. One would think Springfield, Missouri, to be an unlikely place to find it. But rest assured that Seth Goodwin and Mark Gillenwaters of Kudzu fucking got it! Continue reading
[06.19.2017] Eli Raybon’s cents of style is a great way to corner what he brings to the music scene because it describes as lo-fi accessibility that’s driven by raw talent and with little expense. Maybe people who start bands don’t crunch numbers anymore to see if they can afford to pull it off. Continue reading
Mystery Loves Company in many ways is a mystery to me. Their songs are original enough to rely on their own groove, which I couldn’t fully understand and have had to stay on their ride for a bit before I started to get it. Continue reading
When I think about the comics I’ve illustrated, the stories and the songs I’ve written, and even the girls I dated; I wonder how the Hell I pulled it off. Then I see Eli Raybon’s fearless imaginative energy set to music and know it was my unrestrained youth that made all of that possible. Continue reading
Singers, songwriters, and multi-instrumentalists like Mike Llerena are built for battle. They’re a lot like members of those civilian brigades you read about who will do everything to defend their homes, families, and crops from attack.