February 2017, New Music

Listen: LANNDS, “Young Years”

Photo by Josh Wessolowski Jacksonville’s upcoming powerhouse, LANNDS, just released her newest track. “Young Years” is in defense of millennials. It’s a hopeful and resistant track that calms in tumultuous times. “We will not conform/we will not be controlled,” she sings softly, but with a defiance that you can feel. …
Interviews

Interview: Sea Cycles

Photos courtesy of Brian Squillace. Brian Squillace led me down a dimly-lit hallway, rounded a corner and climbed up a creaky set of dark wood stairs. There was a Burrito Gallery menu on a step. He glided through a small walkway through a big room full of well, stuff. It …
Interviews

Interview: LANNDS

Photographer: Josh Wessolowski LANNDS sat in front of us in the back of Deep Search with a small smile lighting up her face. She fidgeted and looked down at the wood floor. She immediately thanked us for wanting to talk to her. Her humility radiated from her nervous demeanor. She …
local natives
July 2016, New Music

Listen: Local Natives, “Fountain of Youth”

Cali-based indie rock quintet Local Natives brought us an optimistic hit perfect for the summer yesterday. “Fountain of Youth” is the first release from their upcoming album, Sunlit Youth. The sound of the single isn’t much different from their earlier album, but it is definitely happier. The song seems to represent a …
June 2016, New Music

Listen: Hozier, “Better Love”

You read that right. The one and only Hozier has released a new single, written for the new Tarzan movie, “The Legend of Tarzan.” The slow drums and sensual voice are typical Hozier, but the song as a whole sounds much clearer than his self-titled album. He also uses less background singers, …
Gov Club
Interviews

Interview: Gov Club

Dingy bar, hipster guys, craft beers and cigarette smoke. It’s everything you would expect from local indie band, Gov Club when we interviewed them at one of the Jacksonville watering holes, Burro Bar. Gov Club is made up of three 20-somethings: Austin Sherrill, Grant Fletcher and Adam Dooling. All three …