Brevard County showed their support for music in the community as nearly five thousand people attended the 2022 Space Coast Music Festival.
Rising musician Starberry blends rock and roll and post-punk for a refreshing punch that sticks around. Elijah McDaniel talks with the New Jersey artist about creativity, falsettos, and grinding the internet.
Hailing from the southwest of France, The Llamps build on a sound that’s equal parts New York City grit, San Francisco psychedelia, and spaghetti Western twang, which makes for a pan-global main dish.
Sometimes rock and roll seems to get stuck in a rut, but The New Madness bring fresh life to a sound that was old before they were born.
In order to locate the psychedelic rainbow treasure trove that is Joey Joesph, you will have to navigate and defeat countless auto-corrects.
The first wave of UK punk crested and shrank back, but the Mekons are still thrashing and foaming.
It’s been 45 years since Chrissie Hynde initially hit her stride with the Pretenders, and she hasn’t slowed down for anybody since.
Double Date With Death are loud and Canadian, and they don’t care if you don’t understand their French howling. They have a double date to get to.
Emo darlings Dashboard Confessional, with some help from openers Beach Slang, lift up a near-capacity crowd in Orlando with heartfelt musings and aching melodies. Jen Cray opened her heart to it all.
The Bleached Slang Tour (Beach Slang + Bleached) brings Orlando to its knees and causes hearts, like Jen Cray’s, to swoon.
A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings (Polyvinyl). Review by Jen Cray.
Belly brought lot of grit and a touch of grace to the Bowery Ballroom in NYC.
Bully greets Orlando with apathy and anger toward one of its theme parks. Jen Cray smiles and thinks, “Man, this band would have fit in well in the nineties!”
Tampa’s Big Guava Festival puts itself on the sun & sounds map, and wins the heart of Jen Cray.
We Are Nots (Goner). Review by Jen Cray.
Central Florida has got itself a proper music festival in the way of the BIG GUAVA. Save your gas money, cause with a lineup this good there’s no reason to drive 500 miles north to get your festival fix.
The Pixies raided Port Chester, NY on a big 2014 tour and May Terry was la-la lovin’ both old and new songs from an iconic band that dares to evolve.
No Wonder We Prefer the Dark (Paper + Plastick). Review by Jen Cray.
Handwritten (Mercury Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Good things come to May Terry, who waited through a half-dozen bands before Grass Widow closed out the Panache Northside Showcase in NYC.
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