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MAITA-Where Do You Go?

It’s been over six months since MAITA released her latest album, I Just Want To Be Wild For You. The chance to see her perform in Chicago in support of the record is finally over, as she will be opening for Weakened Friends (a bill with two Portland bands from different states!!!) at Subterranean on September 25th. It’s a small space, so be sure to … Continue reading MAITA-Where Do You Go?

Peter Joly-Easy Has Never Been The Way

There’s a line about halfway through the title track of Peter Joly’s new album, Easy Has Never Been The Way, that resonates with me as something I’ve held to be true for most of my life: “Living and achieving with each other, is the closest thing to God that we’re ever going to find.” It’s a thesis of sorts for the album as it looks … Continue reading Peter Joly-Easy Has Never Been The Way

The Top Songs Of 2021

Is it just me or did 2021 pass by even faster than usual? Maybe it’s all the existential dread constantly swirling around that changed my perception of time over the last 350+ days. Or maybe I’ve just been busy, I don’t know. Anyway, in years past I’ve had a longer commute to work and I was able to listen to a lot of music just … Continue reading The Top Songs Of 2021

SONG PREMIERE: Brett Altman-Waiting

There’s a formula to storytelling that we all pretty much accept. Every tale has an introduction, a climax, and a resolution. With that in mind, take a listen to Brett Altman’s new single. It’s the first in what will be a series of releases in the coming months, culminating in a full album called Not Quite Love. This story is sure to have you anticipating … Continue reading SONG PREMIERE: Brett Altman-Waiting