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Eidola – “To Speak, To Listen” Full Album + Concept and Lyric Explanation

The guys in Eidola have a knack for writing incredible albums that leave us speechless. Their sophomore release, “Degeneraterra”, made its way into both mine and Nick’s album of the year lists and ever since we’ve been waiting for the day we could hear what

Tidelines: a fresh sound from the Sound

Here’s a little tip: If you want me to cover your band, a great way to secure that is to compliment my band merch at a show. Especially my Circa joggers. Definitely compliment my Circa joggers and casually mention that your band is like Circa

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Andres Aparicio (Andrés)

Andres Aparicio has quite a varied taste in music. That much shows through the music of his brainchild, Andrés (formerly known as Terra Alive). Featuring Jazzy guitar parts and instrumentals reminiscent of Dance Gavin Dance and Chon as well as vocals that wouldn’t be at all

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Anthony Pacheco (Dwellings)

Anthony Pacheco holds down the low end for the Modesto, CA rock band Dwellings. They’ve exploded into the scene thanks to their catchy vocal hooks, tasteful guitar noodles, and absolutely amazing rhythm section. With the release of their EP “Lavender Town” on the horizon and having

Artist Spotlight: Dwellings

Dwellings, an unsigned (but probably not for much longer) rock band from Modesto, California, is a band that you need to acquaint  yourself with. Now. Lame attempts at peer pressure aside, this band has become my latest obsession. Having only their debut single “Lemonade” to

Interview with Nick Raya (Amarionette)

Amarionette’s distinct yet versatile sound has got so much to offer that it’s guaranteed to get every head in the room bobbing along.  Back in August, the band exclusively premiered their latest album Repeating History on Teal Cheese which you can find here. Whether your

Legendary Producer Bob Clearmountain: Recording Drums With 2 Microphones

There is something beautiful about simplicity, especially when it comes to music making. Take one of the most complex instruments to record, an acoustic drum set. Typically the modern studio reaches a dozen or more microphones to capture the entire kit well. But legendary producer/engineer Bob Clearmountain (The

Underground Band Feature: Meteor City

Have you ever just sat there wanting to listen to something new but not knowing what exactly you wanted out of a band? Usually, that itch is barely satisfied for me by scrolling through my iTunes libaray, bandcamp, and YouTube until I find something cool to listen

The Get Rekt 2our

Avoid the Void and For the Likes of You, both of which are a few of the best local bands the pacific northwest has to offer, are embarking on The Get Rekt 2our this August (Dates Below).  This will be their second time touring together after The