This is so neat. Somebody in Spain came across a huge chunk of rock overseeing the coast in Costa de Morte and decided to make a holiday home out of it. To be specific, Madrid-based Ensamble Estudio did. Minimalistic it may be, but this property isn’t just some barebones den either — the 270 sq […]
It’s a church carved in a rock. It’s a church carved into a rock! I mean come on… It’s a church carved into a flippin’ rock! How cool is that? I almost didn’t notice it for a minute and when I did, my first thought was ‘what the …’ Fill in those blanks. This wonderful […]
Thinking of going out to see a Hard Rock/Industrial/Metal band? Chances are Hard Rock Chick has seen them before, and probably more than once. On her website, Hard Rock Chick chronicles her musical escapades and personal epiphanies at shows in a cool take on a classic concert review. She is also the Hard Rock and […]
Swedish indie rockers I Used To Be A Sparrow embarked on a very special European tour, travelling with only their guitars and perfoming intimate acoustic sets in Sweden, Italy, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Belgium over an intense ‘on the road’ adventure in support of their debut album Luke. The duo of Dick Pettersson and […]
Detroit denizens Crud’s new CD, Crud on Monster Island, is the soundtrack for demonic debauchery. This Motor City 5 slings sleaze-laden rock with enough fire power to bring down dictators, nay-sayers, and any Detroit-haters.
Skaters is a band born from New York’s hub of indie and garage rock greatness. They have a new track, Schemers, which bursts with sharp, well-defined riffs and smooth, charismatic vocals. The bridge of the song is a highlight as the pace slows right down and you’re left with beautiful, atmospheric guitars caressing you all over.
Malin Gabriella Nordin is a Swedish artist who works with the theme of rocks. Her work is varied and joyful in it’s abundance. The artful textures, shapes and mix of colors of Malin Gabriella Nordin’s 2009 Collage project, entitled Vacation, is a refreshing burst of color and creativity.
Before you completely give up on any newcomers from the indie scene, take a deep breath and prepare yourself for an onslaught of catchy vibrant rock from The Cast of Cheers. If you loved Bloc Party’s Banquet, then you’re guaranteed to be swept away by these Irish lads. Their first single, Family, is bound to get your […]
Melbourne band Left Feels Right play a smooth blend of post-rock soundscapes with a hint of dance thrown into the mix. Their second EP, which is a split release with post punk band The Analyte, can be downloaded for free at their Bandcamp.
As the story goes, Yuzima’s new EP Glasnost was inspired by the fall of the Berlin Wall as well as U2′s legendary album, Achtung Baby. In the final hour, Yuzima turned in this fiery remake of Mysterious Ways to honor the connection of the two albums.
Although performing on stage with the likes of Nicole Atkins, A.C. Newman (the New Pornographers), Parlor Mob, and Craig Wedren (Shudder to Think), Stephen Warwick is a musician most of us haven’t heard of. He hails from Charlotte, NC, one of the largest banking cities in the southeastern United States. Not the most likely of places for a musician to grow creatively.
Días de Septiembre is a post-rock band from Caracas-Venezuela. Their music is characterized by its mostly instrumental compositions, supported with visuals during live performances. So, the band does not try to dictate emotions, but suggests them, allowing each person who listens to their music or watches their presentations to attain a personal meaning for each […]
Paris-based Shaka Ponk’s sound blends electro, rock, punk, and dance with a stunning live show that combines advanced digital animation and an unsurpassed display of energy from the band members.