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A chat with Pixies’ guitarist as ‘Doolittle’ turns 25

November 26, 2014 The Pixies didn’t get to experience the fabled rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle back in the 1980s when they were releasing highly influential albums like Surfer Rosa and Doolittle. more »»

Illusionary Field Unit a band on the verge

October 30, 2014 In the Oak Hill/Beckley area of West Virginia, there exists a group of friends known collectively as Illusionary Field Unit. more »»

A conversation with The Vaselines’ Eugene Kelly

October 30, 2014 Hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, Frances McKee and Eugene Kelly, also known as the Vaselines, have inspired musicians, artists, groups, and other creative types with their distinct brand of... more »»

Malfunkshun: Blast from the Seattle past

September 24, 2014 In the Seattle area, before the rise of ‘grunge’ and the decade that introduced it, two brothers put their creative ideas together and started a rock ‘n’ roll band based on a mutual love of glitzy... more »»

Raveonettes’ ‘Pe’ahi’ - waves of emotion & garage-pop sound

September 24, 2014 The Raveonettes-Pe’ahi Beat Dies Records On July 22, 2014, it was announced that the Raveonettes had a brand new full-length studio album coming out, and it was to be released that same day-July 22. more »»

Music review: GOAT offers up enigmatic tunes on ‘Commune’

September 24, 2014 GOAT-Commune Sub Pop The mysterious Swedish collective known as GOAT has been steadily working and gaining more and more exposure in North America by participating at 2014’s Coachella and other... more »»

Electric Wurms an experimental outlet

August 28, 2014 The project known now as Electric Wurms is a group of musicians from two of the most musically experimental bands active today. more »»

Sub-Etha, Doug Adams and Jungian philosophy

August 28, 2014 Travis Jewell hails from Weston and plays bass in local band Sub-Etha (Hint: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) along with J.. more »»

Road Rage: Vans Warped Tour turns 20

July 30, 2014 CINCINNATI — For 20 years now, the Vans Warped Tour has trekked across the USA, summer after summer. Its appeal is vast and the attendees are faithful. more »»

Reviews: Reigning Sound, Alvvays, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks

July 30, 2014 Reigning Sound— Shattered Memphis, TN’s Reigning Sound signed with Merge Records back in 2012, and finally the result of the merger has come to fruition in the form of ‘Shattered’. more »»

Soon You’ll Understand B Hyphen

June 25, 2014 Graffiti: So, how long have you been creating music at the capacity you are right now? I know that you did the ‘Life Turned Into Music’ EP in 2002. as well as an appearance on a mixtape the same year. more »»

Cool kids Echosmith hitting the road this summer

June 25, 2014 Since the summer of 2012, Echosmith, an all sibling indie-pop band comprised of Sydney Seirota and her brothers Graham, Noah, and Jamie, has been gaining steady momentum as an emerging force in... more »»

Bishops born out of honesty, vulnerability

May 28, 2014 Ex-Demon Beat and Prison Book Club musician Tucker Riggleman lays it all out about his latest endevour, Bishops, and their album “Silver Linings” on Twin Cousins Records. more »»

Music reviews: Lyla Foy and Thumpers

May 28, 2014 Lyla Foy- Mirrors The Sky Lyla Foy (formerly known under the moniker WALL) releases her first full-length album, and Sub pop Records debut, Mirror The Sky, which she produced herself. more »»

Nothing shady about Under Surveillance

April 30, 2014 The history of the Kanawha Valley’s Under Surveillance is rather long and fragmented. more »»

Pittsburgh’s Distant Signals no fly by night tribute band

April 30, 2014 Pittsburgh-based Rush Tribute Band played to an enthusiastic crowd at the Adelphia Music Hall on April 19. There are few bands with as dedicated followers as progressive rock band, Rush. more »»

Reviews: Dex Romweber Duo and post-Deal Pixies return

April 30, 2014 Dex Romweber’s Duo - Images 13 If you do not include the solo records and the influential work he did with the Flat Duo Jets, Images 13 is the third studio album for the Dex Romweber Duo. more »»

A Cinderella Story: Tom Keifer is back & solo

March 26, 2014 Cinderella enjoyed major success during the late ’80s through the early ’90s, with front man Tom Keifer at the creative helm. more »»

Great White still rocking three decades later

March 26, 2014 Michael Lardie, Terry Ilous, Mark Kendall, Audie Desbrow and Scott Snyder are the current incarnation of Great White that is going to rock the faces off Charleston on April 1. more »»

Review: The Wild Feathers influenced by old school rock

March 26, 2014 The Wild Feathers, hailing out of Nashville, have released their self-titled debut album on Warner Brothers Records. more »»



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