Posts Tagged: New Album

New Album Review: Big Gigantic – The Night is Young

Big Gigantic continues to redefine the EDM genre with their album, The Night is Young. Just 8 songs clocking in at 35 minutes, the album is jam packed with the familiar yet fresh sound of Jeremy Salken on the drums and Dominic Lalli as producer and saxophone. An eclectic combination of hip-hop and jazz, with influences… Read more »

Moon Taxi: Mountains Beaches Cities

While everyone is talking about Trey Anastasio sitting in with Further over this past weekend (or as I like to call it, Phurther), I’m sitting here all excited about the 3rd album release for my favorite Nashvillian rock band, Moon Taxi. If you haven’t heard of Moon Taxi, it’s not too late to hop on… Read more »

Floodwood Needs Your Help

Floodwood

In this post-Kickstarter era the individual music fan has a new ability to directly support their favorite musicians. Many bands have taken advantage of this new crowd-sourcing technique that allows them to produce new music as well as facilitate additional concerts. Floodwood is utilizing Kickstarter to reach out to fans for a new album and… Read more »

In Stores Now! Michael Franti & Spearhead: All People

He’s been compared to the likes of Jack Johnson and Ben Harper. Some have said he’s the next Bob Marley. But no. He’s the first Michael Franti. Already with a worldwide influence, having played in Australia, Indonesia, Europe, Canada, Jamaica, all across Europe, and even Iraq, Israel, and the Occupied Palestenian Territories, the much anticipated… Read more »

Dumpstaphunk’s Dirty Word

Dumpstaphunk played the House of Blues in Chicago on Friday, July 19th as Phish’s official late night show.  In all honesty, this show was the highlight of my evening, especially since Phish was forced to cancel early due to a nasty storm that swept through the city.  Along with opening act, The Revivalist, Dumpstaphunk threw down one top notch funky dance party that lasted until… Read more »

Album Review: A Color Map of the Sun

Pretty Lights’ newest album, A Color Map of the Sun, just dropped and let me be the first to say that this is one high quality, groove pumping, tastefully produced record.  The progression of the album makes the listener feel like they are on a journey through the human condition, experiencing every emotion possible through their… Read more »

A Conversation with Reid Genauer

Recently, I sat down with Assembly Of Dust and former Strangefolk front man Reid Genauer. On the verge of releasing their Kickstarter Campaign funded album Sun Shot, Assembly of Dust spent a couple of nights performing in Colorado. I talked with Reid about everything from whether or not jam is dying to his infatuation with… Read more »