Upon Passion Pit’s album’s release, AllMusic praised, “…thanks to the meticulous production values, the insane catchiness of the hooks, and the pure and true emotional underpinnings below all the gloss, the album is a total success of both sound and vision.” Founding member and frontman Michael Angelakos had this to
La Dispute has never been a band prone to settling. The five-piece from Grand Rapids, Michigan, is responsible for some of the most uncompromising, experimentalhardcore music of the last decade. From their 2008 debut (in their current formation) Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair, to
If Michael Benjamin Lerner has given us nothing more than an opportunity to nudge the word “effluxion” into the common vernacular, it is still a crowning cultural achievement. To truly appreciate this minor linguistic marvel, you need to say the word out loud—do this right now, wherever you are; it’s
Since 2005 Tiger! Tiger! has become an important figure in Atlanta’s underground music scene, working at the cross roads of garage rock, punk and R&B. The group’s second full-length, The Kind of Goodnight is a catty and cool collection of retro rock and roll rhythms that dive headlong into the
SALES is an American guitar-based pop band from Orlando, Florida. The band’s members are musicians Lauren Morgan and Jordan Shih. They are joined on tour by Malcolm Martin, who serves as the live drummer and percussionist. Saturday, April 27, 2019 | August Hall | Tickets can be purchased here
QUITAPENAS, one word all caps, four syllables all claps, just to give you a taste of their rhythmic contagion. This Tropical Afro Latin combo was born under the warm California sun in 2011. They borrow aesthetics from the radical 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, each song echoes a remix of history and
There are few things San Franciscans love more than putting on costumes and partying. Luckily, there’s a Jewish holiday for that. It’s called Purim – basically the Jewish Halloween – and it’s about time everyone (Jews and non-Jews alike) found out how awesome it is.
If you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber, as of yesterday, you get a shiny, new perk: free Hulu. The rollout of this new benefit is pretty user-friendly. If you’re a current Spotify Premium member, you simply need to activate Hulu through “Your Services” found in account settings. Members who already subscribed