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A Q&A with Holychild

    Holychild is a music and art collaboration between George Washington University graduates Louie Diller and Liz Nistico. The Los Angeles-based duo integrate relevant messages into their own brand of sugary-sweet, experimental pop music – they call it “brat pop.” Their songs are catchy and dance-able, but dig deeper than most Top-40 fare. Currently, they’re supporting Danish pop singer MØ on her North American/European tour. Tastemakers caught up with… continue reading

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Local Photos: Rival Sons @ Brighton Music Hall 10.7.14

Sebastian Herforth got the chance to photograph the 2009-formed rock band Rival Sons at Brighton Music Hall last week. If you missed out on the fun, check out the pics here:

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Local Photos: Odesza @ The Sinclair 10.4.14

If you’re feeling a chillwave groove this semester, be sure to check out tight duo Odesza and their visually wild performances. Oh, you were at their show in the beginning of this month? Then relive the experience through Nathan Hulsey’s beautiful photographs here:

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Local Photos: Kiesza @ The Royale 10.1.14

Kiesza is an up and coming electro-pop singer/songwriter, and she put on a great show in the beginning of this month at The Royale. Here’s a nice photo recap by our photographer Josh Spiro:

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Local Photos: Mount Eerie @ Columbus Theatre 9.20.14

Phil Elverum brought his prolific experimental folk project Mount Eerie on tour as a duo in September, playing intimate rooms and previewing new songs. We caught up with him at Providence’s Columbus Theatre.

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Local Photos: Tycho @ The Royale 9.29.14

I sure hope you didn’t miss Tycho this time around – he is a unique ambient/electro dj, artist and videographer who combines all three into a beautiful headspinning performance. I’m sure he’ll be around again soon, but if you just don’t want to wait that long then check out some of Josh Spiro’s photos of the show:

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Local Photos: Sondre Lerche @ The Sinclair 9.27.14

Have you ever watched the movie Dan in Real Life? If so you may know an awesome Norwegian singer/songwriter named Sondre Lerche. If you don’t no worries, Josh Spiro catched his show at The Sinclair at the end of last month. Here’s a few photos to satisfy you:

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Local Photos: Bonobo @ Paradise 9.23.14

If ya missed out on the chillwave awesomeness that is Bonobo, check out these sweet photos that Josh Spiro snapped at his September show:

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Local Photos: Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats @ The Middle East 9.25.14

Do you have enough metal/psych rock in your life? If not, you should’ve been at Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats show last month to get your fill. Kit Castagne was there to shoot and give you the full scoop:

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Local Photos: Pure Bathing Culture and Tennis @ The Sinclair 9.29.14

Are you craving some interesting new indie-rock duos? If so, satisfy your palette with Timothea Pham’s beautiful photos of Pure Bathing Culture and Tennis at The Sinclair last month:

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Q&A with MØ

Even though much of the music world has been mispronouncing her name, MØ, born Karen Marie Ørsted, just doesn’t seem to care. In fact, she loves it. MØ’s debut album, No Mythologies to Follow, has been generating buzz since its March release because of its sleek mix of electro, pop, R&B, and a little punk. Her eclectic approach can probably best be explained by her opposite-spectrum role models: Sporty Spice… continue reading