Christian's Top 10 Albums of 2016

By cpaz on January 21st, 2017 at 3:03 PM
I've never done a top albums list before, so I'll start out by listing my criteria for judging these projects. I pretty much look at only two things: continuity and listenability. Of those two, continuity is by far...

Christian's Top 20 Songs of 2016

By cpaz on January 12th, 2017 at 3:43 PM
20. Brasstracks - Say U Won't  

Interview: Austin Basham

By cpaz on December 24th, 2016 at 5:10 PM

I had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Austin Basham, a folk singer hailing from Austin, TX. We've featured Austin's music before and I was delighted to catch him while on his first ever European tour. Here's what we talked about: 

 

So I know you’ve...

A non-Country fan's opinion on the best Country albums of 2016

By cpaz on December 18th, 2016 at 7:26 AM

I mentioned in one of my earlier posts that I really wanted to try to expand the music tastes for people on this site. Without getting too political, I think that there are too many things that we like to use to divide ourselves. I don't want my taste in music to define me as a member of camp...

Stream Childish Gambino's new album "Awaken, My Love!"

By blalock on December 1st, 2016 at 8:43 PM

Donald Glover's third Childish Gambino album, Awaken, My Love!, is now available for stream via Apple Music.  It features the two previously released singles Me And Your Mama & Redbone and is the follow-up to 2013's Because of...

Treasure Island Music Festival: An overview of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

By cpaz on November 10th, 2016 at 4:05 PM

A few weekends back, I went to the Treasure Island Music Festival, a small, San Francisco-based festival that focuses on alternative, hip-hop, and electronica artists. Although I typically like to be positive in my reviews,...

REVIEW: I Dreamt I was a Cowboy by Miniature Tigers

By cpaz on October 27th, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Miniature Tigers, perennial indie darlings, return to bat with their 5th studio album, I Dreamt I was a Cowboy. This summery album features the rock, folk, and pop blend that has attracted legions of fans to the band over the years. Let's dive into...

Album Premiere: Wildfront - Turn to Glass

By blalock on October 24th, 2016 at 10:33 AM

We’ve been huge fans of Nashville, Tennessee’s Wildfront since featuring their single, January, on our July 2015 playlist and today we have the pleasure of premiering their new...

Day For Night Festival: 2016 Sampler Playlist

By blalock on October 14th, 2016 at 1:31 PM

Houston's Day For Night festival is approaching quickly and this years line-up is not one to miss.  It's set to take place on December 17th & 18th at the former Barbara Jordan Post Office in downtown Houston and will be headlined by Aphex Twin's...

Stream Kero Kero Bonito's New Album 'Bonito Generation'

By blalock on October 14th, 2016 at 8:38 AM

Over the last year we've shared several singles from Kero Kero Bonito's upcoming album Bonito Generation. It's the follow-up to one of our favorite albums from 2014, Intro...