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

By Christian Paz 11 months ago

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 A... Read More


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

By Josh Blalock 12 months ago

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 The Internet. Listen below:... Read More


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

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

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, I have to say up front that my experience at this festival was mixed. There... Read More


REVIEW: I Dreamt I was a Cowboy by Miniature Tigers

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

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 it!    First of all,... Read More


Album Premiere: Wildfront - Turn to Glass

By Josh Blalock 1 year ago

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 album, Turn to Glass. It features a new version of January and the track Sinking Moon,... Read More


Day For Night Festival: 2016 Sampler Playlist

By Josh Blalock 1 year ago

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 first US performance in eight... Read More


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

By Josh Blalock 1 year ago

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 Bonito and it's now available for stream in full via hypem.  Listen below:... Read More


Eye-Witness Account: Childish Gambino's Pharos Performance

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

Childish Gambino, the hip-hop project of actor-turned-rapper Donald Glover, is set to deliver a new album within the year. Earlier this summer, Gambino debuted this new album with an exclusive live performance in Joshua Tree. There are no videos and very few photos of this performance due to a... Read More


Interview: Hazel English

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

I had a chance to sit down with Indie Pop artist Hazel English, as featured on the September playlist, and ask her a few questions. We talked about being from Australia, living in the San Francisco Bay Area, her favorite artists, and her collaboration with Day Wave. Read on to see what she had to... Read More


REVIEW: Neptune by Tall Heights

By Christian Paz 1 year ago

My last few album reviews have been lengthy and in-depth, but I'll try to keep this one a bit lighter. Tall Heights is a duo comprised of guitarist Tim Harrington and cellist Paul Wright. Both of these musicians sing, and their dual vocal harmonies, coupled with minimalist folk instrumentals,... Read More