I always joke that I spend all of my money on concert tickets. From time to time, I question whether it’s even worth it. After all, what’s the point of standing in a room of sweaty strangers, craning your neck to get a glimpse of the performer(s), and blowing out your ears drums. Then, I … Continue reading “Maggie Rogers Brings Catharsis to The Fillmore in a Sold-Out Show”
It was a hard week. The intense mental stress that often comes with the territory of being a college student left me in a state of both wanderlust and homesickness on the eve of spring break. I needed to escape, to run away to a place both familiar and unknown, to re-find a comfort in … Continue reading “Ravi Coltrane Manages Duality With Style at Chris’ Jazz Cafe”
Pale Waves have created quite a buzz since their debut single “There’s a Honey” was released in February. Signed to Dirty Hit Records, the Manchester band has since released two other singles – “Television Romance” and “New Year’s Eve” – supported labelmates The 1975 on a huge North American tour in the spring (which included … Continue reading “Live Review: Pale Waves at Boot & Saddle”
Many bands don’t make it to their 5th year anniversary, let alone their 10th. And many don’t do so with a fan base as strong as The Maine. The Arizona-bred quintet has just released their 6th full-length album, lovely little lonely, as well as hosted a festival this past winter in celebration of the … Continue reading “The Maine: The Band that Keeps On Giving”
Native LA band Winter played the Hi Hat in LA this week, a homecoming from their most recent tour around the US. Winter, the project of Samira Winter, plays dreamy indie rock with a touch of grunge and humor that comes across in songs like “Jaded”, which is about the cliches of the music scene … Continue reading “Winter at The Hi Hat, LA”
Norwegian pop princess Astrid S played a short, yet fantastic set to a sold-out crowd at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last night. Despite the fact that it was her first show in Los Angeles, and only her second in the US, fans were singing along throughout the set and constantly demonstrating their admiration. Astrid was overwhelmed … Continue reading “Astrid S @ The Troubadour 5/17”
WQHS sat down with John Moreland before his Union Chapel show in London to chat about his latest album, Big Bad Luv, his writing style, Oklahoma, and the saga of the “Big Bad Luv” neon sign.
Fyfe performed a sold-out show at Omeara in London last night. The show followed a November cancellation which reassigned all tickets to last night’s gig. Fyfe brings together a range of styles, with the main unifying trait of his latest album Control (2015) being satisfyingly synchronized percussive backdrops. His supporting vocalist covered the solo in “Belong” (originally … Continue reading “Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara”
Motel Mozaique, a music and art festival in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, celebrated its 17th year this year. Featuring musical acts from the US, UK, and across Europe, Motel Mozaique hosted concerts across venues around the city over April 7th and 8th. Standout performers included retro-rockers the Lemon Twigs, who treated audiences to an acoustic … Continue reading “Motel Mozaique 2017 in Photos”
Electronic musical duo Otzeki in London supported MUNA at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen in London.