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Master producer Daniel Lanois cedes the spotlight to the sunny gospel of Johnny Shepherd.

Master producer Daniel Lanois cedes the spotlight to the sunny gospel of Johnny Shepherd. There’s a triangle of the Western Hemisphere that holds the key to the sound that master producer Daniel Lanois brings to the records he writes. It begins in Eastern Canada where Lanois grew up, a bilingual environment that bred the archetypal...

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Genghis Tron’s new sound is an indomitable force of nature.

Genghis Tron’s new sound is an indomitable force of nature. When Genghis Tron decided to go on hiatus, they announced the break on their MySpace page. It’s been a while… The band announced their “intermission” in 2010 after touring their second album Board up the House. Their first two records sent ripples through the metal...

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‘Fat Bloody Fingers are Sucking Your Soul Away’ – 1st Base Runner Masterfully Covers “Rabbit In Your Headlights”

‘Fat Bloody Fingers are Sucking Your Soul Away’ – 1st Base Runner Masterfully Covers “Rabbit In Your Headlights” Indie Electronic musician 1st Base Runner has been keeping busy lately, having recently released two singles/music videos from upcoming album ‘Seven Years of Silence’. He’s also a music lover himself, made evident by his superb cover song choices. After covering “A...

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Deloused in the Comatorium: A Psychonaut’s Odyssey.

An in-depth look at The Mars Volta’s masterwork, “Deloused in the Comatorium”. This morning we received a cryptic teaser from modern prog legends The Mars Volta. The masters of maniacal musical moods and mystical bilingual lyrical manifestations have been defunct since 2013 when group leaders guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala announced they had...

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Austin TX-based Indie Electronic Artist 1st Base Runner Finds Melancholic, Gothic Beauty on ‘Pirouette’ Single

Austin TX-based Indie Electronic Artist 1st Base Runner Finds Melancholic, Gothic Beauty on ‘Pirouette’ Single Austin TX-based indie electronic solo artist 1st Base Runner‘s new single “Pirouette“, released Feb 15, is the second taste of new music from upcoming full-length album “Seven Years of Silence”, due for release April 8. 1st Base Runner‘s outsider artistic vision is...

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An in-depth look at Tom Petty’s 9LP edition of Wildflowers and All the Rest (Part I)

                                         tompetty.com    As of right now, the rerelease of 1994’s Wildflowers, Tom Petty’s second “solo” album (and accompanying second disc of the originally intended double album) is number 1 on the rock charts. A well-deserved...

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NYC-based Musician Vast Caldera Embraces Love of Classic Rock and Modern Electronic Music on New EP

NYC-based Musician Vast Caldera Embraces Love of Classic Rock and Modern Electronic Music on New EP Dense psychedelia, modern electronica and proggy Crimson-vibes unite in solo NYC-based musician Vast Caldera‘s debut self-produced instrumental EP “Vast Caldera 1”. Vast Caldera serves as a vessel of expression for musician Justin Weiss, who embraced his twin loves of...

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Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands

Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands Celebrated folk punk singer songwriter Shawna Virago will be performing this weekend for a special virtual event. “I’ll be playing twang filled folk punk at this event, where all genders are welcome.” News from Genderbands below: Genderbands is...

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Hillsboro, Texas Hip Hop Artist J’Moris’s Grind is Strong on Bouncy New Street-Wise Banger “Off the Porch”

Hillsboro, Texas Hip Hop Artist J’Moris’s Grind is Strong on Bouncy New Street-Wise Banger “Off the Porch” Off the porch. Enigmatic Hillsboro, Texas Hip Hop Artist J’Moris crafts punchy, authentic Southern Rap shaped by sly street smarts and a love for the hustle. His first new music since 2020’s full-length album “Blac February”, “Off the Porch” is a certified...

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Tel Aviv-based Hip Hop artist Benjamin Elia$ releases New Self-Discovery Themed Album “On the Way”

Tel Aviv-based Hip Hop artist Benjamin Elia$ releases New Self-Discovery Themed Album “On the Way” Tel-Aviv-based Hip Hop artist Benjamin Elias (stylized Benjamin Elia$) releases his new concept album On the Way July 7 on all digital platforms. Throughout the album he freely experiments and collaborates, always in service of the almighty groove and the inner journey. On the Way was recorded...

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Watch: Billie Eilish Releases a Powerful Video Statement About Women as Objects

Since she exploded onto the indie pop scene in 2017, talk about Billie Eilish‘s clothes, body, style and sexuality has been so prevalent and loud that it almost eclipsed her extraordinary talent. Images of her body in a tank top were leaked and discussed at length while she was simultaneously called “not feminine” because of...

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Essential New Music: Mohamed Assani’s ‘Wayfinder’ is a Spellbinding, Relentless Tour of the Quantum Realms

One of Canada’s most versatile and exciting musicians, Mohamed Assani‘s new album Wayfinder is a mighty artistic statement spanning many genres and traditions, experimental and bold, yet grounded in peace and freedom of spirit. Mohamed Assani is an award-winning sitar player and composer, known for being a proactive ambassador for his rich musical tradition. He...

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