Laslow: A Quality Of Light

While looking through inner sleeve of Laslow’s CD case I was struck by a picture of a guy, presumably Drew Thurston, playing a double-neck bass guitar. From the onset I could tell that these guys were serious m...

Intercept: Symphony For Somebody Else

If ever there was a band that could be called “radio rock,” Intercept definitely trumps them. By no means are Intercept a bad band, in fact they’re quite catchy. Have you ever listened to a band and known exact...

Turbid North: Orogeny

With a name like Turbid North and with the artwork on the front of the CD case I was certain that I was about to listen to a really slow doom metal album or some brand of Viking-themed power metal. I, however, ...
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Waking Lights: Alice In Musicland

Waking Lights hail from Northern Jersey and bring with them a sound that is soothing, relaxing, yet subtly powerful. This band is hard to pin down in terms of genre; they go from hard rock, orchestral-tinged bl...
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Oberhofer: He’s From Tacoma

Oberhofer play an infectious blend of pop and indie music that will have any fan of the genre on their feet and moving in no time. Their sound is idyllic and its only agenda is to provide a fun experience for t...
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Mountains: Magnificent Peaks

Mountains, the ethereal pairing of Brendon Anderegg and Koen Holtkamp, are a group from the gritty and dark underside of New York City that is Brooklyn. However, neither gritty nor dark apply to this duo, and t...