Interview // Wallpaper. @ Lollapalooza 2014
Aug18

Interview // Wallpaper. @ Lollapalooza 2014

Interview & photo by: Teresa McCullough Ricky Reed and Novena Carmel of the exaggerated hip-pop, dub-step project Wallpaper. came through to talk movie soundtracks, psychedelic freak fans and the subtle art of the guestlist dalliance. Teresa McCullough:  Tell me about “Hesher”. Ricky Reed:  We finished the album last year right before Warped Tour and wanted a song we could give to the crowd that would work, so it...

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Interview // Bear Hands at Lollapalooza 2014
Aug15

Interview // Bear Hands at Lollapalooza 2014

Photo by: Teresa McCullough, Interview by: Devin O’Toole New York proto punk/pop/post experimental band, Bear Hands have endured their litany of monikers and qualifiers as well as surviving the Williamsburg buzz band tag.  Bear Hand’s Dillon Rau and Ted Feldman took some time to chat  about what that means in 2014. Talk to me about the new record “Distraction”; it’s your first record in four years, was...

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Flux Capacitor Brings the Love to Reading, PA
Aug15

Flux Capacitor Brings the Love to Reading, PA

People dressed in tie dye shirts and vintage garments, rocking dreadlocks and spinning hula hoops. Did I step into a time machine and go back to the 70′s? Well I guess I sort of did when Flux Capacitor played a home town show at Reverb. Busy with their annual festival runs up and down the east coast in support of their new album, Cycle 9, the three brothers of Flux Capacitor found time to make a stop in their hometown where...

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Interview // San Fermin

  Photo by: Teresa McCullough, Interview by: Devin O’Toole Ellis Ludwig-Leone, mastermind of the baroque outfit San Fermin, breaks down dream writing, Portlandian thieves and the delicate art of bull fighting. Devin:  hearing your take on The Strokes “Heart in a Cage” you have a penchant for remixes; How did the remixed Sonsick EP come about? Ellis:  The record label approached us and wanted to promote some more...

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Bad Religion: The Doctor is STILL In
Aug08

Bad Religion: The Doctor is STILL In

With the backdrop of Philadelphia’s skyline basking in the rising waxing crescent moon, Bad Religion’s concert this past Saturday at The Electric Factory’s outdoor summer stage proved to be one of the most rowdy yet fulfilling shows of the season. Stepping into the long standing Philly-favorite venue, I was doubtful of how the outdoor stage would hold up with both sound quality and a massive attendance of all-aged overly anxious...

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Interview with Valerie June at Newport Folk Fest
Aug04

Interview with Valerie June at Newport Folk Fest

Sometimes the rain brings a rainbow—my rainbow came in the form of Valerie June at this year’s Newport Folk Festival. As the weather forecast had warned, there was a bit of a downpour on Sunday afternoon, the last day of the festival. I was huddled under the VIP tent behind the Quad Stage and feeling a little sad because I’d just gotten my face painted and feared the rain would wash it away. And then, Valerie June walked...

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