Ryan Bowman The weather didn't look nice outside the amphitheater, but the energy was palpable under the cover of the roof and on stage as the 311 & Dirty Heads co-headlining tour stopped in Massachusetts. 311 has been around for longer than I have been alive and produced a baker's dozen number of albums and … Continue reading Dirty Heads | 7.18 | Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
Smallpools released their first song and played their first show in the summer of 2013, and within a few months were touring with bands like San Cisco, Two Door Cinema Club, Twenty One Pilots. Their explosion onto the indie/alternative scene saw them played on radio stations all year and even earned a spot on the FIFA 14 soundtrack with their hit, "Dreaming." The band is made up of Sean Scanlon (lead vocals, synthesizer, keyboards, piano), Michael "Mike" Kamerman – (guitar, vocals), and Beau Kuther (drums, vocals). They have been opening for Misterwives for the past few weeks, and I sat down with Sean and Michael to talk about their success as a band, plans for the future, and Life cereal.
Ryan Bowman The bright sunny weather on Tuesday afternoon was a perfect indication of the mood that would soon take over the Theatre of Living Arts. Not only was it literally the name of one of the opening bands (Beach Weather), but it was also a quintessential representation of the other band opening the show: … Continue reading The Mowgli’s Interview 5/2
Ryan Bowman To say Jessica Dobson has done a little bit of everything in the music industry would be quite the understatement. She signed with Atlantic Records at the age of 19 and produced two albums, but they were never released. Fast forward a few years, and she is working with bands like Beck and Spoon … Continue reading Interview with Jessica Dobson of Deep Sea Diver
Gracie Stagliano An up-and-coming hip-hop artist, K'Valentine is almost at the end of her first tour with Talib Kweli and Styles P. To preview her second-to-last stop on the tour in Philadelphia, I asked her about the tour so far, and what we can expect from her in the near future. https://soundcloud.com/kvalentine1/thats-real-ft-bj-the-chicago-kid An interview with … Continue reading K’Valentine 1.31.17
Gracie Stagliano Well-known for her collaborations in the hip-hop and rap world, Kilo Kish is an independent vocalist and songwriter who does not so easily fit into a specific genre of music. Since the release of her album Reflections in Real Time almost a year ago, Kilo Kish has sparsely played shows and festivals, but … Continue reading Kilo Kish 1.26.17
Ryan Bowman On December 16th, Holy White Hounds opened for The Struts at their show at the TLA. Holy White Hounds is made up of Brenton Dean on lead vocals, James Manson on guitar, Ambrose Lupercal on bass, and Seth Luloff on drums. The group is from Des Moine, Iowa, and has been on tour … Continue reading Holy White Hounds @ TLA 12.16.16
An interview with Weekender at Philly Underground Music Festival.
An interview with Curtis Cooper at Philly Underground Music Festival.