The band who gives lessons in musical meditation reveal they have a few prayers of their own
It’s been said that listening to British trio London Grammar is something of a spiritual experience. Were this listener to wax lyrical, she might say that lead singer Hannah Reid is like a cathedral choir of one—her ethereal voice soaring over aching electro beats, up into the rafters and out ... More
The guys open up about their second album Folk Hop N' Roll and their hit "Take it All Back"
The fresh-faced foursome that is Judah & the Lion is currently sprawled out in Bryant Park, ready to discuss their recently released sophomore album. With a banjo, a mandolin and some quirky, improvised rapping, Judah Akers, Brian MacDonald, Nate Zuercher and Spencer Cross have created a genre-bending sound dubbed Folk Hop n’Roll.
“When we ... More
How Tito's Handmade Vodka will be helping to share the healing power of music at the NYC festival
There was a time when going to a music festival meant being completely consumed by music for the entire weekend, but as these events become bigger, better and more popular, the very concept of a music festival has evolved into a cultural exploration featuring food, art installations and beyond.
For example, ... More
The trio behind "Where The Hell Are My Friends" on their upcoming debut album and opening for John Mayer
The ambient band LANY had just returned from a wet weekend at Hangout Festival on the Gulf Shores of Alabama, where I caught up with lead singer Paul Klein. Their afternoon set began with a few moments of torrential downpour, but when Klein belted out the ... More
The soulful singer recently released her debut album, I
No one knows exactly how many realizations Kylie Jenner had in 2016, but apparently one was that she likes jazz – judging by a video she dropped late last year featuring the music of up-and-coming singer and pianist Niia. With her music school background and an eclectic, understated ... More
The vibrant trio talks growing up together in D.C., touring with Bishop Briggs and tattoos
When twin brothers Max and Spencer Ernst and vocalist Chelsea Lee first met at a show in their hometown of Washington D.C., the trio now known as SHAED pretty quickly became inseparable.
“I didn’t drive at the time and Max and Spenc had this awesome Crown Vic so we would all just pile ... More
Frontman Nick Wold on Seattle grunge, his appreciation for Die Antwoord and more
At the ripe age of 18, Nick Wold of DREAMERS moved to New York City from Seattle, Washington. There, he worked in a bar one day a week, lived in a rehearsal space in lieu of an apartment, wrote music and dreamt of making it work. With serious determination sparked by ... More
Frontman Justin Osborne talks their second album & I'm Fine Today and touring
The five-piece alternative-country outfit SUSTO has supported veteran folk bands such as The Lumineers, Band of Horses and most recently, The Head & the Heart. Now, the group is gearing up for their debut at Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama followed by over 20 headlining ... More