The Lemonheads Kick off Their ‘It’s a Shame About Ray’ 30th Anniversary Tour

Advertisements Fresh from a sold-out tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland where they performed It’s a Shame About Ray in its entirety for the 30th Anniversary of its release, the Lemonheads kick off their North American tour on November 17th. The tour will include special guests Rusty, The Nils (performing 11/18), Bass Drum of Death (11/25-12/9), On Being An Angel (12/7-12/18), and Juliana Hatfield (12/7-12/18). North American tour dates are as follows, get your tickets while you still can! Tour Dates: 11.17 Lititz, PA Mickey’s Black Box 11.18 Toronto, ON Phoenix Theatre 11.19 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop 11.20 Bloomington, … Continue reading The Lemonheads Kick off Their ‘It’s a Shame About Ray’ 30th Anniversary Tour

Kid Congo Powers Announces Book Tour

Advertisements Kid Congo Powers of Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds (and former member of The Gun Club, The Cramps, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds) recently announced tour dates for his book launch and conversation events. His book, Some New Kind of Kick: A Memoir, will be released on October 20th, 2022.   Some New Kind of Kick: A Memoir is currently available for pre-order and is described as: “An intimate coming of age memoir by legendary guitarist Kid Congo Powers (The Gun Club, The Cramps, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), detailing his experiences as a young, … Continue reading Kid Congo Powers Announces Book Tour

Taylor Swift Announces New Album, ‘Midnights’ During VMA Speech

Advertisements Following her win for Video of the Year for “All Too Well: The Short Film,” pop queen Taylor Swift announced her upcoming album, Midnights, during her VMA speech Sunday night. She later revealed the album artwork via social media. T-Swift says that the album consists “of 13 sleepless nights scattered throughout [her] life.”   On Instagram, Taylor Swift made this statement about Midnights:  “We lie awake in love and in fear, in turmoil and in tears. We stare at walls and drink until they speak back. We twist in our self-made cages and pray that we aren’t—right this minute—about to … Continue reading Taylor Swift Announces New Album, ‘Midnights’ During VMA Speech

The Uneasy Gets Real About Overcoming Addiction & Healing Through Music

Advertisements By Amaris Pollinger East coast progressive rock band, The Uneasy, has a logo that might look familiar to some. It’s a clash of three swords stabbed into a heart and sporting an eye. The Three of Swords is a tarot card whose symbology resonated with The Uneasy’s singer/songwriter/ founding member, Emily Jean. Like all tarot cards, The Three of Swords has a double meaning. Right side up, it represents heartache, loneliness, depression, separation, confusion, ill-health, trauma, and alienation. Reversed, the card is representative of compromise, forgiveness, overcoming grief and sorrow, and reconciliation. The card inspired Emily Jean to press … Continue reading The Uneasy Gets Real About Overcoming Addiction & Healing Through Music

Sof is Finally at Peace with “Ataraxia”

Advertisements by Amaris Pollinger East coast pop sensation Sof has released her birthday single, “Ataraxia” as a present to her fans. Written by Sof and produced by collaborator/bestie Russell Hayden, “Ataraxia” is an upbeat funk-dance track that exudes summer empowerment. The single follows the release of “Gemini Moon,” an open letter love song to the stars (seriously if you’re into astrology, that song’s all you). “Gemini Moon” followed Sof’s disco break-up track, “Limerence,” which explored heartache through optimistic pop beats and neon lighting.  As per her trademark, “Ataraxia” (defined as “a state of serene calmness,”) tells a larger story that is complete … Continue reading Sof is Finally at Peace with “Ataraxia”

nothing, nowhere Handles Anxiety with Grace in “MEMORY_FRACTURE”

Advertisements By Amaris Pollinger Joseph Mulherin, better known by his stage name, nothing, nowhere, started as all good things do; in the shadows. Blending elements of pop, hip hop, rap, emo, and trap beats, Mulherin sparked the hearts of fans before he ever made it into the mainstream. He released his first album as nothing, nowhere, The Nothing in 2015 on Bandcamp. By 2017, The New York Times had hailed his mainstream debut, Reaper, “the most promising album of the year,” and in 2018, Mulherin officially signed with the label Fueled By Ramen.   Released on April 19th, “MEMORY_FRACTURE” is the … Continue reading nothing, nowhere Handles Anxiety with Grace in “MEMORY_FRACTURE”

Jethro Cave Lazenby, Eldest Son of Nick Cave, Dead at 31

Advertisements Model and actor Jethro Cave Lazenby, professionally known as Jethro Cave, is dead at age 31. His father, musician Nick Cave, confirmed his death in a statement, saying: “With much sadness, I confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed away. We would be grateful for family privacy at this time.”    Jethro Lazenby was born in 1991, ten days before his half-brother, Luke, was born to Nick Cave’s first wife, Viviane Carneiro. Jethro’s mother is the former Australian model, Beau Lazenby. Jethro did not meet his father until he was seven or eight years old. In 2008, Nick Cave said of their … Continue reading Jethro Cave Lazenby, Eldest Son of Nick Cave, Dead at 31

Radkey: A Whole New Class of Modern Rock

Advertisements by Amaris Pollinger No one has executed modern rock as flawlessly as Dee, Isaiah, and Solomon Radke of Kansas City rock band, Radkey. They emerged from a literal green room and propelled themselves onto the big stage, performing with Fishbone, Foo Fighters, and Local H. Currently, they’re on the “Let the Bad Times Roll” tour with 90’s punk legends, The Offspring.  Just days before hitting the pavement with The Offspring, the Radkey team arranged an interview, for which I am eternally grateful. Isaiah Radke, the bass master, and usual Radkey spokesman joined me on 4/20 (make all the jokes … Continue reading Radkey: A Whole New Class of Modern Rock

Radkey Hits the Pavement with The Offspring

Advertisements Missouri rock band Radkey, consisting of brothers Dee, Isaiah, and Soloman Radke, have officially set off on the “Let the Bad Times Roll” tour with The Offspring. The tour opened on April 26th in San Diego at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre. Radkey will be rocking with The Offspring until May 18th, wrapping up in Pittsburgh, PA at Stage AE. The brothers will then head to Daytona Beach for Welcome To Rockville, performing with the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, and Jane’s Addiction. Blame My Youth will fill Radkey’s spot on The Offspring’s “Let … Continue reading Radkey Hits the Pavement with The Offspring

Sof Releases New Single, “Limerence”

Advertisements East Coast pop sensation, Sof, has released her latest single, “Limerence” following the release of her debut EP, Dawn (2022). Since her cover of “Criminal” by Britney Spears went viral, Sof has garnered a lot of buzz. Her EP Dawn, released in January of this year, solidified her place in the pop genre while demonstrating her ability to capture a moment in time.   Sof’s previous work has put a spotlight on critical issues like mental health and personal growth. But with “Limerence,” she dives headfirst into heartache. According to a press statement, Sof says “Limerence” is about how “sometimes … Continue reading Sof Releases New Single, “Limerence”