NYC JazzFest Coverage: Part I

By George Raphael, on 29 Jan, 2013

The staircase down to the main stage of Le Poisson Rouge was swathed in pink, the slow rasp of drums and soft twinkles of a piano slinking under the long,... Read More

Gary Clark Jr. – Blak and Blu

By George Raphael, on 20 Nov, 2012

I’ve mentioned this before, and I’m sure I’ll mention this again, but rock and roll is dead.  It’s sad, yes, but progress is such that we must accept it, adapt,... Read More

Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Psychadelic Pill

By George Raphael, on 05 Nov, 2012

I’m new around here and I have a confession to make.  I love classic rock.  Like, really love it.  I spent years unravelling the mess that was the 60s and... Read More

Jhene Aiko – 3:16 AM

By George Raphael, on 13 Aug, 2012

Ever since i first discovered Kendrick Lamar and the whole T.D.E crew some time ago, i began to notice the name Jhene Aiko quite a bit. She is featured on quite a few of... Read More

Music Video: The Shins – “It’s Only Life”

By George Raphael, on 12 Jul, 2012

The Shins, together with Pitchfork, have released a video for “It’s Only Life” from their fantastic new album Port Of Morrow.   The video features James Mercer apprehended by the... Read More

Music Video: The Flaming Lips Cover “Knives Out” In Tribute Of Radiohead Tech

By George Raphael, on 18 Jun, 2012

In Toronto, on Saturay, June 16th, tragedy struck. Moments before sound check and about an hour before doors opened in a park in Toronto, the scaffolding-like ceiling of the stage... Read More

Music Video: Passion Pit – “Take A Walk,” Listen to new song “I’ll Be Alright”

By George Raphael, on 15 Jun, 2012

Passion Pit‘s long-awaited sophomore album is almost here, and it looks like lead singer Michael Angelakos is ready for his come-back. The band’s fun and summery debut track off of... Read More


By George Raphael, on 13 Jun, 2012

Yesterday, the album we’ve been talking so much about, POP ETC‘s re-debut LP, was released to the world. This is an exciting time for the band that are just now... Read More

Grizzly Bear – “Sleeping Ute”

By George Raphael, on 13 Jun, 2012

Remember Grizzly Bear? I hope so. Their song Two Weeks was a huge hit a few years back, and the album Veckatimest was absolutely one of the best albums of... Read More

New Dispatch Video, Album Pre-Order

By George Raphael, on 06 Jun, 2012

Yesterday, Dispatch released the director’s cut of the video for their new song “Not Messin’” off their first studio album in 12 years, Circles Around the Sun (available for pre-order from... Read More

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