Moon Kissed at Sleeping Village 11/3/21

If you want the quick version of my thoughts on seeing Moon Kissed live for the first time, here ya go: I bought a vinyl and a shirt after their set. For someone in my financial situation that is, quite honestly, a reckless financial choice. However, I enjoyed their performance so much, and already spent a lot of time listening to them on Spotify where … Continue reading Moon Kissed at Sleeping Village 11/3/21

Guy King-Devil’s Toy (featuring Joe Bonamassa)

Every once in a while I fall deep into a blues rabbit hole and I will gladly stay there for a few days, listening to the greats and then I’ll stop cold and not listen again for a long time. Earlier this year I was sent on one of these blues benders by the release of How Blue Can You Get, a set of unreleased … Continue reading Guy King-Devil’s Toy (featuring Joe Bonamassa)

Okapi-Mirror Of Majesties

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this anywhere in my reviews, but I love the cello. There is so much a skilled cellist can do with the sounds that emanate from the instrument, it’s really a tool of exploration and adventure. I was very excited to check out this track from Okapi, the first single off their upcoming album, Carousel (Part II), which comes … Continue reading Okapi-Mirror Of Majesties

Japanese Breakfast at Thalia Hall 9/16/21

I don’t remember when I first heard Japanese Breakfast, but I think it was sometime in 2017. Soft Sounds From Another Planet came out close to the release of The Japanese House’s “Saw You In A Dream” single, and for the longest time I got them confused with one another. Then I saw Japanese Breakfast perform at Pitchfork in 2018 and that erased any uncertainty … Continue reading Japanese Breakfast at Thalia Hall 9/16/21

Video Premiere: Adem Dalipi’s “Empty Promises”

Back in April of this year I posted a song called “Through Another’s Eyes” by Adem Dalipi. A blues-influenced pop number that I listened to a bunch of times and really enjoyed. Today, I’m bringing you the premiere of his latest video for his most recent release, “Empty Promises.” This will officially be out on Tuesday, September 21st, so enjoy this early look. Director Yash … Continue reading Video Premiere: Adem Dalipi’s “Empty Promises”