Inspired by the atmospheric soundscapes of modern indie pioneers, Lisa Sonoda’s entrancing songs constantly reach for something out of the ordinary.
New music roundups are a monthly recap dedicated to covering the latest music in a series of short, descriptive reviews. This month’s edition includes new releases from Big K.R.I.T., Blood Orange, Thom Yorke and more. Ada Lea - what we say in private Are there really still naysayers out there who claim the creative state … Continue reading New Music Roundup: July
As the thick of summer approaches, Jeffrey Silverstein is taking his atmospheric soundscapes on the road, announcing a slew of shows on the West Coast throughout the month of August. The Portland-based musician officially kicks off his new tour with a free show presented by Driftless Recordings on Friday, August 2 at top-flight music venue … Continue reading Jeffrey Silverstein Hits Gold-Diggers for L.A. Stop on West Coast Run
It's only been a matter of months since Maxton Schulte's last solo release, but the sound and sentiment of his second LP still lurk in the fog. That album, Retrograde Emotion, is a cathartic exposé of ambient rock and internal desolation that amplified Schulte's fragmented emotions through a set of psychotherapeutic songs. As painfully lonely as … Continue reading Today or Tomorrow: Maxton Schulte’s Endless Vertigo
Nature and music are intimately connected. One of them pertains to the products of the earth, the other is a man-made art form. Both phenomena are transcendent, possessing infinite potential in their ability to create and adapt over the course of time. The essence of nature has long been embedding its way into songs of … Continue reading Inside the earthy atmospheres of Jeffrey Silverstein’s new EP ‘How On Earth’