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...

Eye-Witness Account: Childish Gambino's Pharos Performance

By cpaz on October 11th, 2016 at 3:04 PM

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...

Interview: Hazel English

By cpaz on September 30th, 2016 at 5:22 PM
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...

REVIEW: Neptune by Tall Heights

By cpaz on September 14th, 2016 at 2:20 PM

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,...

REVIEW: Noname's debut mixtape - Telefone

By cpaz on September 6th, 2016 at 10:08 PM

Noname's long-awaited debut mixtape finally and suddenly arrived at the very end of July. After hinting at its impending release for years after garnering attention for her appearances on Chance the Rapper's mixtapes, she finally has a body of work that we can...

REVIEW: Honne's debut album - Warm on a Cold Night

By cpaz on August 4th, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Honne, a London-based electronic music duo, has recently released their debut album, titled Warm on a Cold Night. The title for the album fits perfectly, and the reasons for this are two-fold. Firstly, Honne's first single, and subsequently...