A-Sides with Jon Chattman: A Double Dose of Genre Bending with the Colorful RDGLDGRN and Most Triumphant The Melodic
The DC trio RDGLDGRN have been genre-bending for years with infectious music that knows no bounds and personally make me wish I were 1/4 as talented as these dudes. Anyway, now that their self-titled debut is out, the world ...
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A year-and-a-half ago, Sleigh Bells ' Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss and I chatted from inside their dressing room at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester and discussed everything from touring to their then-new record Reign of Terror . A common theme that arose during the interview was how they always push ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Huffington Post
A few weeks ago, Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter and overexposure for Lorde. OK, that latter statement isn't true but it certainly feels like it. All the praise - the Rolling Stone cover, the Grammy - is warranted for the talented teenage Kiwi, but it's time we ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Huffington Post
Dear Apache, Jump on this. Love, Jon MisterWives are a New York-based band and are probably the next band you should be getting behind. That's what she said. Anyway, the New York City band (Mandy Lee, Etienne Bowler, Will Hehir, Marc Campbell, Dr. Blum, and Murph Dawg) released its ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Huffington Post
If you've seen electro-rockers Vinyl Thief live you know their shows are highly energized and boisterously awesome. Last month, the Nashville band treated me to the antithesis of that by playing it acoustic and laid back at the Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains, where "this guy" (I ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Huffington Post
This isn't your grandmother's R&B. I have no idea what that means, but let's just say Jarell Perry is making the genre his own by incorporating old school genre vibes with elements of everything from indie-rock to electro beats. The LA-based singer/songwrier's debut LP ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Huffington Post