Q&A: The Hails Discuss Debut EP, Goals for 2018 & More

Made up of lead singer Robbie Kingsley, bassist Andre Escobar, drummer Zach Levy, guitarist Dylan McCue and guitarist/back up vocalist Franco Solari, The Hails put out their first release earlier this year. We were able to talk to them about their EP, working with producer Bobby MacIntyre of Studio 71 and more.   You released your … Continue reading Q&A: The Hails Discuss Debut EP, Goals for 2018 & More

‘Something Good’, Indeed. Dunies Full Length Follow-Up

By: Graham Johnson Way back in June, at the peak of a broiling Gainesville summer, we were treated to Dunies’ solid display of Surf Punk grandeur, Rawndavoo. Then, at the end of August, the band dropped what would be the perfect peak to such a heavy heatwave, Something Good. As one could assume, Something Good … Continue reading ‘Something Good’, Indeed. Dunies Full Length Follow-Up

New Video Series: Lvl Live – Winter Preview

We're starting a live session series this winter season and the first session will be out on December 21. Throughout winter, we'll be releasing live sessions with different artists. You can watch a preview of what's to come below. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R15LOjG4Ts Links: https://foira.bandcamp.com/ Camera operators: Ian Miakisch, Lindsy Carrasquillo Sound operator: Kevin Hillary Directed and … Continue reading New Video Series: Lvl Live – Winter Preview

[Photo Set] You Vandal, Chaser & Friendly Fire at Loosey’s

By: Jeremy McGuire Friendly Fire: Chaser: You Vandal: Links: Friendly Fire: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FriendlyFireOfficial/ Bandcamp: https://friendlyfireofficial.bandcamp.com/releases Chaser: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chaserflorida/ Bandcamp: https://chaserflorida.bandcamp.com/releases Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chaserflorida/ You Vandal: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/youvandalfl/ Music: https://youvandal.bandcamp.com/music Twitter: https://twitter.com/youvandal

[New Single] Someday River Releases “Over the Weather”

By: Eliza Goldstein This week in “bands I’m kicking myself for sleeping on”: Orlando/St. Pete’s Someday River! The trio released the first single from their upcoming album, which is set to release in 2018. The track, titled “Over the Weather” is a three-and-a-half-minute blend of psych pop and folk, with some blues influence thrown in … Continue reading [New Single] Someday River Releases “Over the Weather”

Q&A: Chaser Discuss Working With Alan Day, the South Florida Music Scene & More

By: Lindsy Carrasquillo Made up of  lead vocalist/guitarist Ryan Cook, bassist/lead vocalist Joe Lopez, drummer Matt Eaton and rhythm guitarist Tommy Ricardo, Chaser is a rock band from Palm Beach, Florida. We were able to talk to the band about their debut EP, Take What You're Given,  their local music scene and more.   Being … Continue reading Q&A: Chaser Discuss Working With Alan Day, the South Florida Music Scene & More

[Photo Set] Pobrecita, Dandelion Doldrums, Firstworld & Analogue Ghost at Dexter’s Laboratory

By: Lindsy Carrasquillo and Gabrielle Calise Pobrecita:     Dandelion Doldrums:   Firstworld:     Analogue Ghost:   Links: Pobrecita: https://foira.bandcamp.com/ Dandelion Doldrums: https://soundcloud.com/dandeliondoldrums Firstworld: https://www.facebook.com/1stwrld/ Analogue Ghost: https://www.facebook.com/AnalogueGhost/ Photos by: Lindsy Carrasquillo (Pobrecita, Firstworld, Analogue Ghost) Gabrielle Calise (Dandelion Doldrums, Firstworld)

Q&A: Firstworld Talk new single, Writing Process & More

By: Eliza Goldstein Kris Alvarez who plays under the name Firstworld is a South Florida based Indie/Chillwave artist and producer. While the project initially began as an outlet to write darker more lo-fi songs, it  has transformed into a full-fledged project, featuring a three-piece live band. Firstworld will be playing a house show in Gainesville this Friday, … Continue reading Q&A: Firstworld Talk new single, Writing Process & More

Acoustic Session: ‘Fine’ By Flowan

During Fest, we were able to have Obadiah Grener of Flowan play the single 'Fine' which was released at the beginning of October. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LhUOR7KiGI&feature=youtu.be   Credits: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/flowanmusic/ Bandcamp: https://flowan.bandcamp.com Camera Operators: Ian Maikisch and Lindsy Carrasquillo Sound Operator: Graham Johnson Edited By: Eliza Goldstein

Acoustic Session: Zeta

During Fest, we were able to record an acoustic session with the Venezuelan band, Zeta. For this session, they played a song that was completely improvised. Check it out below and make sure to watch the interview we did with them here. Enjoy!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcdAVb-FF38   Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joinzeta/ Bandcamp: https://joinzeta.bandcamp.com/ Credits: Camera Operator: Ian Maikisch Sound … Continue reading Acoustic Session: Zeta

Q&A: Expert Timing Discuss Their EP, Upcoming Release & More

By: Eliza Goldstein Made up of guitarist/vocalist Jeff Snyder, bassist/vocalist Katrina Snyder and Gibran Colbert, Expert Timing is an indie rock band from Orlando,FL. Back in March, they released their first EP Selective Hearing through Death Protector Collective. During Fest weekend, we were able to sit down with the band to discuss the EP, their Fest … Continue reading Q&A: Expert Timing Discuss Their EP, Upcoming Release & More

Q&A: Wolf-Face Talk Lyrics, Live Shows and More

By: Daniel Villamil The St. Petersburg, Florida band is best known for their distinct look. We caught up with the band's lead singer Michael J. Wolf to discuss lyrics, upcoming plans and more.   How did Wolf-Face first start? It all started after my experience as a beloved werewolf high school basketball star. Many of the … Continue reading Q&A: Wolf-Face Talk Lyrics, Live Shows and More

[Photo Set] DONKNG, Kinder Than Wolves, Henrietta & Alumine at Loosey’s

By: Eliza Goldstein As I walked into Loosey’s last Wednesday night with my close friend Lindsy, the air was tense. We stood in line Flaco’s to get some dinner. The small sandwich shop was crowded but felt almost silent. Reporters with cameras larger than my head filed in and out of the downtown bars and … Continue reading [Photo Set] DONKNG, Kinder Than Wolves, Henrietta & Alumine at Loosey’s

Q&A: Consent Talk Goals, Influences & must-see bands at FEST.

By: Lindsy Carrasquillo Made up of Bianca Joy Runkles and Maxim White, the two-piece band Consent will be playing Fest 16 on Saturday, October 28 at The Boxcar from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm. We spoke to the band about their influences, who they're looking forward to seeing at Fest and more.   Can you … Continue reading Q&A: Consent Talk Goals, Influences & must-see bands at FEST.

Q&A: You Vandal On Their New Record, FEST and Upcoming Plans

By Lindsy Carrasquillo The Gainesville, Florida natives, You Vandal, will be releasing their next album, I Just Want To Go Back To Hell, on November 17 via Jump Start Records. We caught up with vocalist and bassist Eric Cannon to discuss the album, FEST 16 and more. Make sure to see catch their Fest performance … Continue reading Q&A: You Vandal On Their New Record, FEST and Upcoming Plans