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Justine Dorsey (Justine and the Highs) Interview

In the midst of a long, sweaty afternoon at the Pomona date of Vans Warped Tour 2016, I stumbled past the Ernie Ball stage on my way to meet up with my friends at a different part of the Pomona Fairgrounds — when the sound

In Angles – “Idlehands” Video Premiere

Today, Esque Records band In Angles are premiering their music video for the song “Idlehands”. The opening track from their recently released record Cascading Home, the song is a burst of emotional post-hardcore, with lyrics that touch upon themes of stagnancy and heartache. The video itself touches

Crimson Arrow Interview, Part 2 of 2

Where we left off in my conversation with Rocky Nelson and Jon Januhowski of Crimson Arrow, the band members had just walked me through the meticulous recording process of their album Living In Still Frames, and talked about some of the struggles of perfectionism from a

Crimson Arrow Interview, Part 1 of 2

Houston rock band Crimson Arrow is an exemplification of contrasts, blending the passionate emotions of post-hardcore with the visceral rawness of indie rock, to create a sound that feels fresh yet intimate. In advance of the release of their album Living In Still Frames, out

Emarosa Release New Song “Helpless”

Emarosa have released the second single off of their upcoming album 131, due out July 8th. The track is called “Helpless” and charts bold new sonic territory for the band. Driven by pulsing synth, a groovy main guitar riff, and pounding drums, the track sounds as if

Radiohead Drops “Burn The Witch” Video

  After deleting all of their social media posts and teasing with mysterious claymation clips, Radiohead have finally released the first single from their upcoming ninth studio album. The song, entitled “Burn the Witch”, is a potent brew of haunting orchestration and the band’s signature

Emarosa Sign to Hopeless; Release “Cloud 9” Video

Emarosa have announced that their new album 131 will be released on July 8th through Hopeless Records. In addition to launching pre-orders for the album – their first for Hopeless and second with Bradley Walden on lead vocals – the band has released a music video for

D’Angelo Pays Tribute to Prince on Jimmy Fallon

On last night’s edition of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, R&B legend D’Angelo was joined by Prince tribute band Princess (comprised of Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum), to perform a stark and intimate tribute to the Purple One. This unusual combination of artists performed

Prince, 1958 – 2016

Prince, the virtuosic musical titan who unexpectedly passed away at his Minnesota home early Thursday morning, was a man of seemingly endless contrasts. A musical prodigy who recorded virtually every instrument on his albums himself; he also found beauty in simplicity, frequently striking gold with