Category: Artist Feature

Revisiting Broadcast’s Healing Psychedelia

Resting somewhere between dream pop and indie electronic, Broadcast is an English band consisting of Trish Keenan and James Cargill as its two constant members. In all senses, the group disbanded in 2011 with the death of Trish Keenan from complications with pneumonia and swine flu, though Cargill is said to be working on new ...

Har Mar Superstar at Union Transfer

Har Mar Superstar and his band took the stage last week at Union Transfer dressed in La Croix Pamplemousse inspired t-shirts advertising his latest EP, Personal Boy. Sean Tillman (aka Har Mar Superstar) led the crowd through a set of disco-rock, his dance moves becoming increasingly bold and his clothes coming off as the set ...

Brockhampton: The Return and Reinvention of the Boyband

Brockhampton, an up-and-coming collective, will be playing The Foundry next Wednesday. The group, which prefers to be known as a boyband, has had quite a busy summer. Following a VICE series chronicling their rise (which they pitched to the network themselves), they released their first two full-length albums called SATURATION and SATURATION II, two installments of a trilogy. The ...

Rozes at the Resident

On Friday, pop-powerhouse Rozes performed at the Resident in Downtown Los Angeles all the way from Philadelphia. The vocalist and songwriter is most well known for writing and singing the song "Roses" by the Chainsmokers, and has collaborated with many artists including Cash Cash, Big Gigantic, and Logic to create infectious pop songs with lush ...

SINGLE OF THE WEEK: MILKK – Pacific Kiss

Despite only having been a full trio for less than a month, and only existing for almost two, indie-pop group MILKK are making waves with their first single, “Pacific Kiss.” The Nashville/Minneapolis based group took inspiration from LA for their newest single, referencing Malibu and Pacific Coast Highway (highway one, as they call it), drawing ...

A Chat with John Moreland

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. WQHS: How is this album different- in terms of how you wrote it- from the last album? John Moreland: ...

Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara

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 ...

Motel Mozaique 2017 in Photos

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 ...

Circa Waves: Your New Favorite British Indie Band

Circa Waves, a British indie rock band from Liverpool, played the O2 Forum in support of their latest album Different Creatures, released on March 10. Between Different Creatures and their debut album Young Chasers, their music ranges from more upbeat rock that soundtracks summer drives to the beach (“Get Away”, “T-Shirt Weather”) to  garage-rock inspired ...