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Interview: Taking Back Sunday Talks “Tell All Your Friends”, 20th Anniversary Shows, and the Meaning of Legacy

By: Jessica Nakamoto – With three gold albums, four Top 10 records, and ten Top 10 singles, Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductees, and acclaimed rock band, Taking Back Sunday, have clearly had many milestones to commemorate over the course of their impressive career. And as vocalist Adam Lazzara, guitarist/vocalist John Nolan, drummer Mark O’Connell, … Continue reading

Interview: Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins Talks “Screamer”, Trap Music, & Carbon Neutral Touring

By: Jessica Nakamoto – California-based quintet, Third Eye Blind, has been a powerful force in the alternative rock scene since their debut single “Semi-Charmed Life” first topped the charts back in 1997. Now, on the heels of 2015’s Dopamine, frontman Stephan Jenkins and crew are back with their first new record in four years. Screamer (out … Continue reading

Album Review: City and Colour – “A Pill For Loneliness”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –     If the most frightening epidemic facing the world today isn’t a foreign enemy, but solitude itself, then music is Dallas Green’s prescription for feeling alone. And luckily for fans, a refill is just what the doctor ordered.  Making a return after four long years of intermission between his last chart-topping … Continue reading

Interview + Photos: The Anti-Queens Talk Debut Album, New Music Videos, & Tour Prep

Interview by: Jessica Nakamoto – Photos by: Katrina Lat –  Known for their high-energy live shows and gritty in-your-face punk-rock sound, powerhouse all-woman quartet, The Anti-Queens, have once again reinvigorated Canada’s underground music scene. Signing to Stomp Records, and releasing their first ever full-length album (out now), lead vocalist and guitarist Emily Bones, guitarist Valerie Knox, drummer … Continue reading

Album Review: Chelsea Wolfe – “Birth of Violence”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –       Whether it be referenced alongside terms such as hostility and harm, or used to address some of the gloomiest moments in human history, the word violence often has a rather unpleasant connotation. Yet, if one glances just below the dreary dictionary definition, a secondary description can be found. “Strength … Continue reading

Interview: Brendan Angelides Talks “13 Reasons Why”, New Music, and His Pet Squirrel

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Known under his artist name, Eskmo, Los Angeles-based producer, composer, and recording artist, Brendan Angelides has not only toured the globe as an electronic musician, but has made a lasting impression on millions of screens across Hollywood and beyond. Returning to score season three of the popular Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why, … Continue reading

Album Review: Bon Iver – “i,i”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –       You walk down the halls of an art gallery, stopping every so often to gaze closely at the fine intricacies of thelifelike works of art. But upon entering the Impressionist wing, you pause. For it’s only upon taking a step back that the seemingly random swirls and painted textures … Continue reading

Album Review: The Regrettes – “How Do You Love?”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –       From the climatic heartbreak of a Shakespearean tragedy to the fairytale ending of a Disney film, it’s clear that legendary love stories often thrive in the presence of extreme highs and lows. And while an idyllic Cinderella tale is often enough to prompt a carefree daydream, when it comes … Continue reading

Album Review: Miles Davis – “The Complete Birth of the Cool”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –     As common lore dictates, in order to change the world, you simply must own a garage. And from the etch-a-sketch to the search engine now known as Google, it’s hard to argue with the “facts”. Yet, years before even Steve Jobs’ break through invention of the first preassembled computer, it … Continue reading

Interview: Alison Mosshart Talks “CAR MA”, New Music, & Skate Culture

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Music, love, cars, travel, art, and rock and roll. This is Alison Mosshart’s life in a nutshell. Or in this case, a memoir. Known as an avid painter, punk-loving fashion icon, and lead vocalist of rock duo, The Kills, and blues-rock supergroup, The Dead Weather, Mosshart has always been a creative force … Continue reading