On June 10th, Mikey Mason launched the kickstarter for his second studio album, Barbarian Jetpack. As a returning musical guest for our annual Geek Gala, I invited Mikey to share with us a bit about what songs were definitely on the album, what songs might be on the album, […]
I first saw these guys at Fanaticon. Great show! How hard was it to find a rock-a-billy guitar player that was in to sci-fi esoterica? How did you guys meet? Krekel was surprisingly easy to find – we met via a mutual artist friend in an attic apartment in […]
Q&A with Hellblinki, whose CDs will be included in the Audio Ecstasy basket this year! Q: Hellblinki seems pretty good at genre dodging. Do you have to make a conscious effort to avoid “radio sound”? A: Not at all, it’s rare for me to create a song with […]
Mikey Mason is 100% white trash…which is odd since he’s also 100% RPGing, Firefly watching, XBOX playing, Muppet Babies theme show singing – geek. Bonus video for those of you who missed him at Can’t Stop the Serenity.
Genghis Barbie: The leading post post-feminist feminist all-female horn experience, covering Sisqo’s Thong Song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhx1hbNPmlI
Hiromi Uehara is among the best piano players currently alive… also she comes directly from an anime magazine.
A wise man once said “talking about music is like singing about architecture” I agree with this – so – new blog format: Intro sentence, a video, and plenty of space to think about what you’ve seen… Like so: Lucky 5 is a Charlotte band full of very […]
If you haven’t been listening to MewithoutYou recently (you haven’t, have you?) You should start. “It’s All Crazy! It’s All False! It’s All a Dream! It’s All Right” is MewithoutYou’s fourth and most recent album released in 2009, on Tooth and Nail records. “It’s All Crazy!….” is full of the […]
There aren’t many artists in my itunes library that defy genres quite like Everything Everything. The best I’ve been able to come up with so far is “falsetto-centric experimental hip hop“. I’ll take a moment here for a quick technical aside: Falsetto is a method that male vocalists can use […]