Aquanova Releases Single: “Kuzingi 9”

By: Kelsa Ross     Okay, so personally, I’ve found that prog-rock can be pretty hit-or-miss and Gainesville’s own Aquanova definitely pumped out a hit with their single 'Kuzingi 9'.  I’m serious, it’s incubus-sounding-modern-underwater-space-prog-rock at its finest. The track begins with a psychedelic, almost-biblical, chord which as quickly as it appears, glisses, beaming us up … Continue reading Aquanova Releases Single: “Kuzingi 9”

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Bards In Bars Getting Beer Ep 6: Swamp Records Interview

By: Ian Maikisch This is the fifth episode of our new mini web series called, “Bards in Bars Getting Beer.” For this episode we spoke with Stephanie Elkin (Out-going president) and Mikaela Sheerin (In-coming president) from Swamp Records at Loosey's Downtown over a few good ales. Swamp Records is an awesome student-run record label based at … Continue reading Bards In Bars Getting Beer Ep 6: Swamp Records Interview

Q&A: King Complex Talks Music, Their Crazy Visuals and Costumes.

By: Graham Johnson King Complex (Urban Dictionary): Similar to god complex, but the difference is instead of feeling that since they are above everyone they should act snooty, these people believe they have the right to act as king.They feel it is their duty as a superior person to lead and take care of all under them.They tend to … Continue reading Q&A: King Complex Talks Music, Their Crazy Visuals and Costumes.

This Saturday, Hear Again Records Hosts Record Store Day For Gainesville

By: Ian Maikisch https://open.spotify.com/user/bbc_playlister/playlist/1sOdY4PTcohWR4eHeIPh5J   Vinyl is once again a billion dollar industry. With re-pressings happening everyday, you can now get a brand new copy of albums like Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" or even Robert Johnson's "Down at The Crossroads." With new artists endorsing the medium, like Jack White, it's no wonder why vinyl records are … Continue reading This Saturday, Hear Again Records Hosts Record Store Day For Gainesville

Pleasures Releases Music Video for Single, “Luscious Wave”, Announces Gainesville Tour Date

By: Kelsa Ross     Holy shit, I just finished listening to PLEASURES’ album "Fucked Up Dreams Come True" and my skin is tingling, people.  They classify themselves as “dark and doomy sex music for robots,” which is almost EXACTLY what I was going to say.  My senses were on fire from their crisp neon … Continue reading Pleasures Releases Music Video for Single, “Luscious Wave”, Announces Gainesville Tour Date

Hardback Cafe presents: Insignificant Other, Goalkeeper, Winded, and Flowan

By: Lindsy Carrasquillo Even as this semester wraps up and Gainesville residents cram into coffee shops to prepare for finals, Friday night’s show at the Hardback still drew quite the crowd. Put together by Coolicide Florida, the show featured two solo acts and two bands.   Kicking off the night was Flowan, a project by Obadiah … Continue reading Hardback Cafe presents: Insignificant Other, Goalkeeper, Winded, and Flowan

UV-TV Tour Kick Off & Record Release Party featuring Bitemarks, Curleys and Demo

By: Kelsa Ross Okay, so I had high hopes for the UV-TV tour kickoff at the Backyard at Boca Fiesta and I can say, without hesitation, that it was one of the sickest shows I have ever seen.  Each band on the line-up brought it with such ferocity, such sheer, raw, animalistic energy that I … Continue reading UV-TV Tour Kick Off & Record Release Party featuring Bitemarks, Curleys and Demo