Hailing from Los Angeles, Milo Greene has taken to calling itself “Cinematic-Pop.” There’s no reason to disagree. The
members intend for their music to possess a softness to it that makes it
perfect for soundtracking movies.
The one-man-basement/bedroom-band project has become a
contemporary Pop staple of late and one of the sub-genre’s highest
profile acts over the past decade has been Jordan Mark Witzigreuter’s
energetic Synth Pop contribution, The Ready Set.
There is every other traditional Celtic Folk band on the
planet and then there’s The Chieftains. Or maybe that should be the
other way around; a good many critics would agree that the Chieftains
single-handedly raised the profile of Irish music on a global basis and
paved the way for every band that has subsequently followed a similar
The garish, densely layered cover art for Animal Collective’s latest album, Centipede Hz,
is just the first sign that the Baltimore-bred Psych Pop crew was
intent on shifting creative gears this time out.
Sara Watkins has had a deceptively long career in music
despite her young age. She came onto the scene as a member of the
progressive Bluegrass group Nickel Creek, which featured her brother
Sean Watkins and budding genius Chris Thile.
In the short amount of time it takes to get through the
EP Synesthesia: The Yellow Movement (just under 24 minutes), Ill Poetic takes the listener on a funky,
soulful trip through his creative process.
Clutch has been one of the primary groups to bring Stoner Rock
and Alt Metal to a broader audience. Over the course of Clutch’s 23-year
history, the quartet has recorded 10 studio albums — their latest, Earth Rocker,
is slated for a March 19 release.
In cinematic terms — and Mountains is as cinematic as any
musical outfit currently crafting soundscapes — it’s as if David Lynch
and his longtime composer Angelo Badalamenti wrestled the eternally
ethereal Tree of Life away from Terence Malick and injected a serious dose of mood-altering menace into its penultimate scene.
At just before 8 a.m. on Feb. 19, Bunbury
Music Festival founder Bill Donabedian announced much of the festival’s
sophomore year lineup on Fox19’s morning show. The fest returns to
Sawyer Point Park July 12-14. Big names coming to the riverfront this
year include fun., Tegan and Sara, MGMT, Belle and Sebastian and Yo La