Findyourfav friend Genevieve Schatz (of Company of Thieves) and fellow Chicago musician David Safran recently released a lush duet called “Woman Astride, Facing Away.”
I got an invitation over the weekend…from Metallica. And you’re invited too…
Sometimes, in order to move forward with whatever it is I’m striving for, I need to redefine some words.
El Paso, Texas band The D.A. is set to release their studio debut, You Kids!, next month. The band, comprised of vocalist Tyler Dudley, Michael Frisbeey, Cesar Muniz, Stephen Escarzaga and drummer Evan Tremper, formed four years ago and has been touring around their home state and beyond ever since.
It’s that stinging self-doubt. I’m just not good enough. Why am I doing this? Is that really the best I can do? It’s that sigh that follows after watching a YouTube video of a five-year-old who picked up a guitar yesterday and plays like he’s been at it for 30 years…meanwhile, you just learned how to play a bar-chord without making the strings buzz. But there are several things I think we forget.
A few weeks ago I ran into this incredible video of a band singing on Watch Listen Tell and I had to find out more. Turns out the song was called “Young Glass” by a Newfoundland band called Hey Rosetta!. Their ability to compose beautifully layered and vocally enchanting songs makes me sure that you will love them! Check out my Q&A with the band below, and then visit our Flickr page for more awesome photos from the band’s show in Seattle last week!
Camila Grey and Leisha Hailey of Uh Huh Her played to an excited crowd last Friday night at The Crocodile. Proceeds from the tour benefitted the Keep a Breast foundation – supporting the fight against breast cancer.
With the release of their first studio album in eight years, Sweetheart of the Sun, The Bangles have proven that they are not intimidated by the boundaries of time. The sixties-inspired harmonies and rock flare of the music on their latest album showcases the natural chemistry between Vicki Peterson, Susanna Hoffs and Debbi Peterson.