The Welcome-Weeknights

The Welcome got together almost exactly 4 years ago, and I got into them shortly after. They’ve been through a few lineup changes and released a whole slew of EP’s since they began, and now they’re finally putting out their first full-length. Weeknights builds on all their previous music, but makes a bigger leap forward than anything they’ve done in the past. It’s a dance-pop … Continue reading The Welcome-Weeknights

The Welcome-Bicentennial

Everything I’ve told you about The Welcome has been a lie. I apologize for misleading you, but the band featured here on Bicentennial is not the same one I’ve been talking about for the past two years. If The Welcome of today heard the band that played on the EP Hopscotch, they’d beat them up and take their lunch money. Over the past twelve months … Continue reading The Welcome-Bicentennial

The Welcome At Beat Kitchen 5/10/12

Just over a year after first meeting Gehring Miller to do an interview about his band, The Welcome, I finally had a chance to see them play live. There have been a lot of emails and Facebook messages throughout the last twelve months, but our schedules never matched up. The group took a short hiatus after completing their EP-a-month marathon of releases toward the end … Continue reading The Welcome At Beat Kitchen 5/10/12

The Welcome-Supermoon EP

 I’ve always been a big supporter of bands creating their own sound. It helps the band write, as they have a certain voice that informs how a song should flow and what works inside that context. It also helps the listener. How many times have you been driving down the street, and within a couple notes on the radio, you can say without question “That’s … Continue reading The Welcome-Supermoon EP