Tallest Man On Earth’s “There’s No Leaving Now”

Kristian Mattson’s new album came out recentl. It is titled There’s No Leaving Now. Kristian, who is better known as the Tallest Man on Earth, spent five months recording Leaving in the comfort of his home. The leisurely approach he took to writing this time around, translates in the album’s more relaxed sound. In essence, all the urgency of The Wild… Continue reading Tallest Man On Earth’s “There’s No Leaving Now”

Experience at Pitchfork Music Festival 2012

Friday Pitchfork Music Festival took place in Union Park in Chicago, IL from July 13-15. All the festival- goers were surrounded with good music, cool fashion, and tasty food, not to the mention the other activities all around the park. Friday kicked off at 3pm with Outer Minds and Lower Dens. The first performance I… Continue reading Experience at Pitchfork Music Festival 2012

Tallest Man on Earth at Lollapalooza 2012

Instead of trying to recall every detail of the weekend rom August 3-5, I’ve decided only to write about my favorite set at Lollapalooza. Though there were many talented performers and most exceeded my expectations, one lived up to the praise I had been spreading about him in the weeks before the fest. Kristian Mattson,… Continue reading Tallest Man on Earth at Lollapalooza 2012

Conduits, Cymbals Eat Guitars, & Cursive Rock NYC’s Bowery Ballroom

Conduits are friends of Cursive from Omaha, Nebraska who opened the show with a fairly long set which not only didn’t have any energy to it but also sounded somewhat repetitive, as though all the songs had the same beat and simple rhythm. Cymbals Eat Guitars got the crowd pumped for Cursive by bringing the… Continue reading Conduits, Cymbals Eat Guitars, & Cursive Rock NYC’s Bowery Ballroom

Foxy Shazam at the Knitting Factory, NYC 3/27/12

Foxy Shazam's sold out show at the Knitting Factory, March 27, 2012, NYC did not disappoint. The gig opened with a band called Cadaver Dogs. The singer, Matthew, who more people may know as Foxy's merch seller, brought an expletive and hard rock filled 30 minute set. They got the crowd pumped and stoked for… Continue reading Foxy Shazam at the Knitting Factory, NYC 3/27/12

Lana Del Ray, From Internet Star to the Big Time

The first time I heard Lana Del Ray’s incredible voice was oddly enough through something not so incredible: a cell phone speaker. Admittedly, technology is progressing faster and faster all the time and I shouldn’t complain of the slight static emitted from such advanced devices but any music lover will tell you, quality matters. In… Continue reading Lana Del Ray, From Internet Star to the Big Time