Last week, Woolbright played in Gainesville at one of our favorite house shows, The Dumpster, with locals Alumine and Pobrecita.
"In America, it's hysteria. Everyone has lost control.” Singer Dillon Basse says what we're all thinking on flipturn’s latest single, “Churches”.
With "Spray", you’ll be hesitant to leave the sugar-high Candy Ambulance stocks you with during the length of the listen.
The recently released song, That Thing, by Florida experimental indie rock group Someday River is a single leading to defrost.
War On Women played a special acoustic set in Gainesville during Changeville. Check out photos from their show with Guts, Wax Wings and Mike Llerena & The Nerve.
Last Wednesday night I ran into a friend at their job in the mall. They told me they were going to a show at The Atlantic, and that I should come along. I would usually rather be home, especially since I had a test the next day, but I thought “Sure, why not?,” and went to the show. Little did I know what a good night it would be.
Also known as That Really Awesome Guy With A Guitar, TRAGWAG is a solo project by Tyler Bisson who now lives in Tallahassee. He will be playing at the Hardback Cafe on Sunday, February 18 with Dakota Floyd, Vi Viana (of Gutless) and Pobrecita. We were able to talk to Tyler about the new album, Tallahassee's music scene and more.
We were able to talk to Kevin Connor of the Philadelphia based project The Trust Fund Kids about the debut single "Waiting On You", the upcoming record, inspirations and more.
Wild Pines is an ambient/indie rock project by Gainesville native Matt Stanland. We were able to talk to him about the new EP, Permanent Headspace regarding his influences, writing process and more.
Zeta is currently on tour with Amor Fizz and we caught their Gainesville, Fl show at The Atlantic with DonKng & Alumine. Unfortunately, we we're not able to photograph Alumine's set. Check out the full set of photos and make sure to see them if they're playing near you.
On February 9, Benjamin Booker headlined Bo Diddley Plaza and played with Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Gainesville locals The Savants Of Soul. Check out our full set of photos.
On February 8, Princess Nokia headlined High Dive and was joined by local acts Retrolux and Hugo Sanchez as part of Changeville.
Sports Reference played their "Somewhere Else" EP release show at Loosey's in downtown Gainesville with Boysin, Boston Marriage, Telltale and Sam Kuhns.
“All the songs are different but they fall under the umbrella of feminism,” she said. “If there’s a theme, it’s about people who are for individual rights but always want to limit them."
The song thoroughly captures a moment in time and feels as if you, yourself are looking back and reflecting on a trip you once took, sitting by the cold sea as the wind whistles by while thinking of moments you can't get back.
"I don’t usually use music to explicitly state things that go on in my life, I use it as an opportunity to create a story. "
Tim Barry with Laura Stevenson and Roger Harvey at Loosey's in downtown Gainesville.
TWEN is one of those bands that fully captures you into their songs and their spacey soundscape. One of those bands that when they finish a song, you let out a large sigh and try to regain your grip on the world around you.
Austin Miller with Pobrecita and Van Archipelago at Hardback Cafe in Gainesville
Prawn recently kicked off their winter tour with Caravela and we caught their Gainesville show with Dikembe and alumine
The production on little deity creates an environment of the listener sitting in the same room as the band, absorbing the grounded nature of the recording.
The Jacksonville natives paint the emotionally haunting four-track EP with varying charges of blue, keeping the listener hooked with its crestfallen lyrics and ever-changing instrumentals.
Cyclopean Blood Temple: Rhythm Of Fear: Bathe: Yashira: Links: Cyclopean Blood Temple: Facebook Rhythm Of Fear: Facebook Bandcamp Bathe: Facebook Bandcamp Yashira: Facebook Bandcamp
By: Jeremy McGuire Post Teens: Dozier: D.O.C: Links: Post Teens: Facebook Dozier: Facebook Bandcamp D.O.C: Facebook Music
By: Jeremy McGuire Electro Maggot: Rot In Coffins: Arms: Malevich: Links: Electro Maggot: Facebook Rot In Coffins: Facebook Arms: Website Facebook Malevich: Facebook Bandcamp
By: Jeremy McGuire Twine: Oribter: Supertwin: Heavy On The Ish: Links: Orbiter: Facebook Bandcamp Supertwin: Facebook Heavy On The Ish: Website Facebook
"One concept we started to play with when writing Indigo was how colors affect the psyche and can change your perception on life. The color indigo enhances the way you’re feeling, and we wanted to play with that idea a bit in our writing."
By: Eliza Goldstein Donkng: Datenight: Curleys: Links: Donkng: Facebook Bandcamp Datenight: Facebook Bandcamp Curleys: Bandcamp
By: Jeremy McGuire Mirage: Just Neighbors: The Most: Perspective, A Lovely Hand To Hold: Links: Just Neighbors: Facebook Bandcamp Mirage: Facebook Bandcamp The Most: Facebook Bandcamp Perspective, A Lovely Hand To Hold: Website Facebook Bandcamp
"We ALWAYS want to top what we did last year, last song, last release. We truly feel that we are about to release the best music we have ever written."
By: Eliza Goldstein Velocirapture: The Mermers: Luckily, I'm The Hunter: Invoking The Abstract: Links: Velociprature: Facebook Bandcamp The Mermers: Facebook Bandcamp Luckily, I'm The Hunter: Facebook Bandcamp Invoking The Abstract: Facebook
In the band's own words, their music "focuses lyrically on recognizing and struggling with those things which move our lives away from ourselves -- work, manipulation, city architecture, social media, and unchecked habits".
By: Lindsy Carrasquillo & Jeremy McGuire Sports Reference: Expert Timing: Pictures Of Vernon: Dikembe: Links: Sports Reference: Facebook Bandcamp Expert Timing: Facebook Bandcamp Pictures Of Vernon: Facebook Bandcamp Dikembe: Facebook Bandcamp
" Personally, I really tried to work on my lyrics and allow them to be more specific and not as cryptic as some of our older stuff. I took a lot of influence from Leonard Cohen for that."
"Lyrically, I kinda just write whenever I’m frustrated or upset about something. I start out writing like a paragraph or stream of consciousness and then I try to make lyrics out of either the sentences I write or the idea behind the sentences I write."
By: Jeremy McGuire Rocks Fall, Everybody Dies: Glassgirl: Elders: Links: Glassgirl: Facebook: https://glassgirl.bandcamp.com/releases Bandcamp: https://glassgirl.bandcamp.com/releases Elders: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Eldersfl/ Bandcamp: https://eldersfl.bandcamp.com/
By Jeremy Mcguire Taken at the Hardback Cafe in Gainesville on December 15,2017. Phase Out: Common Focus: Valley Intruder: Natsuki: Fero Lux: Links: FERO LUX Natsuki Valley Intruder Common Focus
Welcome to the first episode of our new session series, Lvl Live featuring Ashley Foira who plays under the name Pobrecita. Videos will be released every other Thursday during the winter season. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw-vCT7V5mQ&feature=youtu.be Credits: Camera operators: Ian Miakisch, Lindsy Carrasquillo Sound operator: Kevin Hillary Directed and edited by Eliza Goldstein Music by Ashley Foira … Continue reading Lvl Live Episode 1: Mutual Attraction by Pobrecita
By: Kevin Hillary On December 12, the Athens, Georgia indie rock collective Of Montreal played a show at High Dive in Gainesville, Florida and were joined by Christina Schneider's Genius Grant and Pearl & The Oysters. Pearl & The Oysters: Christina Schneider's Genius Grant: Of Montreal: Links: Pearl & The Oysters: Bandcamp: https://pearlandtheoysters.bandcamp.com/releases Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pearlandtheoysters/ Christina Schneider's … Continue reading [Photo Set] Of Montreal with Christina Schneider’s Genius Grant and Pearl & The Oysters
By: Daniel Villamil We spoke to St.Peterburg based musician Billy Mays III who plays under the name Infinite Third about the album Channel(s), live performances and more. You release your music under the name Infinite Third. Where does the name come from? I'll always remember where I was when I committed to the moniker; sitting … Continue reading Q&A: Infinite Third Discusses New Album
Words by: Dave Johnson Photos by: Eliza Goldstein It’s 7am and I’m en route to Berlin from a small town in Germany with a Mirage sticker in my jacket pocket. There’s a Retrolux, El Gato, and Locochino sticker in there too: I’ll be spreading Gainesmas cheer in Deutschland for the next couple of weeks before … Continue reading Mirage Album Release Show with Velocirapture and Rayah: A Love Story
"To Stop The Moon From Destroying The World" is the debut track from the newly formed Gainesville band, Leg Biters. You can listen to the track and learn more about it below. Can you talk about other projects you’ve been involved with? We have members from Common Hate, Power Plant, and countless other awful Brevard … Continue reading [New Artist] Leg Biters Release First Single
Words by: Lindsy Carrasquillo Photos by: Eliza Goldstein Last Wednesday, I finished up my last class of the semester and made my way down to High Dive with some friends for the R.LUM.R show. I was happy to be walking in the cool Fall air and into a fun show where I could forget about … Continue reading Show Review: R.LUM.R Plays Gainesville with DVWEZ and Wild Pines
King Complex is an experimental electronic band that we first interviewed back in April. Since then, they've released their second EP, Phase //. We were able to catch up with them to discuss it along with playing in Gainesville, influences and more. You recently played the Swamp Records closing party. What was that experience like? … Continue reading Q&A: King Complex Discuss Swamp Records, New EP, & 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
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
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
By: Jeremy McGuire Poblano: R-Dent: Rosemary Kennedy: Links: Poblano: https://poblano.bandcamp.com/ R-Dent: https://r-dent.bandcamp.com/ Rosemary Kennedy: https://rosemarykennedy.bandcamp.com/
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
By: Jeremy McGuire Waxahatchee: Ought: Links: Waxahatchee: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waxahatchee/ Bandcamp: https://waxahatchee.bandcamp.com/ Ought: Website: https://internetought.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/internetought Bandcamp: https://ought.bandcamp.com/