CD Baby Debuts New Platform

Posted by Greg on Mar 22, 2018 in Music

Not content to be outdone by many of the industry heavyweights, CD Baby has launched a new streaming pre-save campaign to give indie musicians a marketing advantage. Read more…


OK Go Creates Online Learning Platform

Posted by Greg on Mar 21, 2018 in Music


Chicago quartet OK Go are no stranger to ingenuity but their latest venture just might be their best to date. The award-winning band has partnered with The University of St. Thomas’s Playful Learning Lab to launch OK GO Sandbox, an online portal that allows educators and students to engage with concepts in innovative and playful ways. Read more…


SXSW Awards Prize Winners

Posted by Greg on Mar 19, 2018 in Music

Despite the racially-motivated bombings happening around the city, SXSW once again riveted Texas’ capital with a slew of new acts making proverbial ripples across the blogosphere. NPR championed Soccer Mommy, the nom-du-plume of 20-year-old Nashville Songwriter Sophie Allison. For the sixth year in a row, the judges panel handed out the Grulke Prize, an effort to honor precocious and inspiring new acts. The winner of the Grulke Prize for U.S. Act’s was Los Angeles-based quartet Starcrawler, while the Non-US Act prize went to critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Jade Bird of London, England. 1970s rocker Todd Rundgren received the Grulke Prize for Career Act. The judge’s panel for the Grulke Prize includes music critics, industry executives and SXSW staff. Past winners include Anderson .Paak, Leon Bridge, Courtney Barnett, Future Islands, Haim and CHVRCHES. Head here for more details about the Grulke Prize.


Trout Steak Revival: America’s Next Great Bluegrass Band

Posted by Greg on Mar 13, 2018 in Music

There’s a long tradition of Colorado bluegrass, one that stretches back decades. Whether its early adopters Hot Rize, stalwarts Leftover Salmon and Yonder Mountain String Band, jam-band hybrid String Cheese Incident or the more recent addition of The Railsplitters, the Rocky Mountain State has produced some of the best the genre has to offer. Read more…


Shakey Graves is Shaking Things Up (No Surprise There)

Posted by Greg on Mar 9, 2018 in Music

Austin’s favorite troubadour, Alejandro Rose Garcia, AKA Shakey Graves has always been a fan of the unconventional. So it comes as no surprise that his latest musical project, Can’t Wake Up (due May 4) is quite frankly one of the most innovative and left-of-center things we’ve heard in quite some time. Read more…


The Low Anthem’s Oceanic Masterpiece

Posted by Greg on Mar 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

Often times when bands add machinated and synthetic elements, they do so in a way that distorts their arc, their method and their craft. The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea, the fourth album from Rhode Island folk collective The Low Anthem is an example of how that very thing does not happen. Yes, the album is chock full of electronic flourishes. Blips and bleeps permeate much of the album, but from start to finish, this album is distinctly Low Anthem and easily their best album to date. Quite frankly, this is one of the best albums this site has ever reviewed. Read more…

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