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kasbo @ the truman

The day after Thanksgiving was pretty thrilling, as it saw Swedish producer Kasbo and his cohorts entering city limits to play The Truman. We were thrilled by the lineup - which included Vancouver Sleep Clinic and Longer Days - as the night dissolved into a chaotic...

hamish anderson | sweet inspiration

I’d been in the studio working on my new album so I thought I’d share this playlist of songs that inspired me during the writing and recording process - more on the new music soon! Keep up with Hamish Anderson...

awolnation @ sprint center

On Wednesday, November 21st, AWOLNATION played their final performance of 2018. It was the last date of the North American leg of Twenty Øne Pilots' tour, and Aaron and the guys have been opening the show with great energy and ease each evening to sold out arenas all...

anna mae, “you might be better”

We're still singing the catchy "Single-Minded" from Anna Mae. She has now treated us to a brand new single via the Swedish platform Snafu Records, "You Might Be Better." There is something effortless about the Nashville singer/songwriter's style, and it is pulling in...

divining rod, “the silver ship”

Americana act Divining Rod - currently comprised of Miyuki Furtado, Patrick Harmon, Mike Malone, John Malone, and Eric Kaye - releases a beautifully shot live performance music video for their luscious track "The Silver Ship" today. We're lucky enough to be hosting...

rachel taylor brown talks fdr era, musical relationships

Run Tiny Human is your 8th album with Jeff Stuart Saltzman, what makes the musical relationship between you and Jeff last so long? Rachel: When you work with someone for that long--especially on something so personal as your own music--you've both seen one another at...

sydney wright | pre-playlists playlist

Do you remember consuming music before digital distribution?  For me, the only music I knew came from physical albums/cds, local radio, or someone literally playing it in front of me.  I was 10 when file-sharing services like Napster hit the scene and busted our ear...

ness heads | antimatter

I picked these songs to help inspire sounds for the new project I’m working on. I named it Antimatter bc that's the name of my project. I grew up listening to rap, alternative, pop punk, and reggaeton so I’m looking to create something that incorporates all of that....

eggs on mars, mama pancake

Kansas City, Missouri-based garage rock psych pop band Eggs on Mars - comprised of Brad Smith (vocals, guitars, keys), Justin Longmeyer (bass), and Mason Potter (drums, percussion) - recently released a 10 track album titled Mama Pancake. As absurd and wonderful as...

filmspeed talks podcast, beer 4 boobs, and covering foreigner

You put your all into your music, it’s all you. You do everything yourselves with no other input from anyone. What is the importance of this to Filmspeed, to do everything yourselves? Filmspeed: As indie artists? It’s everything. We’re in a modern industry that lives...

boygenius @ brooklyn steel

Everyone's new favorite supergroup is Boygenius, the (no less than) GENIUS collaboration between incredible songstresses Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus. We were lucky enough to have photographer Christie McMenamin on the ground for their show at...

talker, “intimidated”

Grunge-pop musician talker recently released her soft, mellifluous new track "Intimidated". The robust range of her vocals is impressive, especially with the control she has over them. With a slight bit of rasp, she delivers the song in a heart-wrenching and...

arlene zelina | good company

I'm always inspired by songs that are filled with strong and seamless vocals. I love listening to stripped down pop songs where you can really hear the artist sing. It feels raw and intimate, almost like a private concert. So here are some of my favorite acoustic...

frozen nation @ musée d’art fantastique

Arriving at the venue I didn’t know what to expect, I was very familiar with Frozen Nation’s music.  I should be, Alteria Anarchy was the first radio show to air Frozen Nation’s first single I Failed for you and I was the first journalist ever to interview them.  I...

the uk’s, american way of death

At a very important time, Kansas City-based alt garage rock band The UK's - comprised of Noah Bartelt (Lead Vocals/Guitar), Scott Combs (Guitar/Vocals), Katelyn Miles (Bass), and Tarquin Eugene Kellough (Drums) - has released a 5-track EP, affectionately and...