Lull the band from London – say hello to noise pop

Felipe, Toby, Simon, and Jon from Lull

The second I set foot across the pond, or they come here, I’m rushing to a concert. The idea of hearing them loud and live…on serious repeat on the playlist. From the moment “Bubble Tea” comes soaring through the speakers, flooding the room with layers of sound, it’s clear that the self-titled debut EP from… Continue reading Lull the band from London – say hello to noise pop

Day Wave live review at Mercury Lounge, NYC

Day Wave at Mercury Lounge, August 19

Day Wave Mercury Lounge, NYC August 19 Day Wave, the new alt-emo-surf-pop band, the project of Jackson Phillips, played last night at Mercury Lounge. Promoting the new EP, Headcase, the five member live stage band dove right into the set. Starting out with the single, “Nothing At All”, the sweet vocals contrasting with the world… Continue reading Day Wave live review at Mercury Lounge, NYC

Mark Gardener talks about collaborating with Robin Guthrie on Universal Road

Mark Gardener of Ride

Ride and the Cocteau Twins – two iconic bands, each with an unmistakable, unique sound. You could call them legendary, with a fan base no less devoted than they ever were. Ride has reformed and is touring again, playing festivals and small venues, to ecstatic fans. The Guardian gave their live show five stars and… Continue reading Mark Gardener talks about collaborating with Robin Guthrie on Universal Road