Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes-Fashion

Nashville-based Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes have already had a busy 2018. In January they released a 3-song EP called Chapter One, followed in April by another 3-song EP titled Chapter Two. Now the band is on the verge of putting out their first full-length since 2014’s Kid Tiger. Fashion combines their two EP releases from earlier in the year and adds 6 more … Continue reading Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes-Fashion

More Giraffes-Basement (Live)

I’ve really enjoyed the evolution of music videos since the downfall of the original TRL. From the extravagance of big-budget Hype Williams and Dave Meyers videos to the DIY clips with badly synced sound, music videos have long been a part of the album cycle for bands. They’re also sometimes a good way to treat the fans with a quick one-off or cover track. 90 … Continue reading More Giraffes-Basement (Live)

Fujiya & Miyagi To Play Lincoln Hall 4/3/18

Back in the early 2000’s I had a job where I was driving a lot. I had an iPod but sometimes it wasn’t charged or I wanted to hear something else, so I would tune in to 88.5 KURE, the college radio station for Iowa State. One of the few things I’ve carried with me from that time in Iowa was that city’s love for … Continue reading Fujiya & Miyagi To Play Lincoln Hall 4/3/18

The Rigs-“Hunted”

After listening to the first minute of The Rigs new single, it’s no wonder TV and film music supervisors have used their songs multiple times. They have a very cinematic sound that fits well as a driving force of drama. “Hunted” is a dark and compelling track that combines synthpop and dark wave influences to form a song anoint standing upfront what you believe. TJ … Continue reading The Rigs-“Hunted”

Aly & AJ-“Take Me”

It took a while (a full decade), but Aly & AJ have made 2017 their comeback year. Already getting buzz from their first new single in a decade, the video is sure to create even more hype for the new music they’ll be releasing. Directed by Alex Ross Perry (Listen Up, Philip), the clip finds the sisters in an old gothic house as they hold … Continue reading Aly & AJ-“Take Me”