Don’t get me wrong, I love American Football, but I’m talking about the band, not the sport. Sports are cool, but I think music has just as much, if not more, to offer. Obviously I am biased – I’ve never been good at sports and have been involved with music for more than half of my … Continue reading “Fuck Playing Football, Start a Band Instead”
This is a repost of WQHS’s interview from last winter with bassist Mat Santos of Ra Ra Riot in advance of their new record. Now, they’re back again with Young the Giant supporting their Home of the Strange tour. Both bands will be playing the Fillmore this Friday, September 16.
Last week, WQHS chatted with Phil Cook – singer-songwriter, banjoist, and musician – about his solo tour and debut solo album, Southland Mission. Check out what he had to say, and catch his live show on April 5 at Boot and Saddle at 9PM.
This weekend, WQHS chatted with Johnny Stubblefield, longtime drummer of the pop band Parachute. We talked a cappella influences, songwriting, crazy fans, and all about the new album Wide Awake. Parachute is in town on Monday, March 28, playing Union Transfer. Be sure to come out to their live show, and check out their latest … Continue reading “Interview with Johnny Stubblefield of Parachute”
Greta Kline, aka the 21-year-old behind Frankie Cosmos, has announced a new album, Next Thing, out April 1 on Bayonet. Her single “Sinister” is now available online, and album pre-orders are available for purchase. They include a vinyl, zine, poster, lip balm and pin. WQHS got to talk to Greta this week about her music, song titles, and … Continue reading “Interview with Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos”
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This week, WQHS had a chance to chat with bassist Mat Santos of Ra Ra Riot, who will be playing a free show at WXPN’s World Café Live tomorrow, Friday, February 12 at noon.
Find out what Yoel and Joe of ‘Songs That Are Good’ have to say about Foxygen’s second full-length album We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic.
The room darkens, and six musicians slowly walk onto the stage. The crowd cheers as they hear an echoing “hello,” followed by a buildup of feedback. Suddenly the beat of “Be Above It” drops, and Tame Impala begins a show that no one in the crowd will ever forget.
Making the last-minute switch to headliner at Johnny Brenda’s on Saturday night, Cults took the stage after 11 pm and played a brief set (under thirty minutes) of the catchy, charmingly dark music that’s garnered them so much ‘buzz’ over the past year. Read on for our exclusive interview with Cults where they reveal how … Continue reading “Cults @ Johnny Brenda’s 3/26/11: Live Review and Interview (in a van)”