Interviews

Interview: Joel Tyler

Joel Tyler is a relatively unknown acoustic musician who is partnering with CCB Studios to release his first EP, Arms are Meant for Holding, set to release in May. Tyler has one of the most unique sounds I’ve ever heard. I found him on Burro Bar’s acoustic show lineup and …
March 2016, New Music

Listen: The Lumineers, “Cleopatra”

Feel like dancing? Listen to The Lumineers’ title track of their new album, Cleopatra. “Cleopatra” sounds very similiar to the previously released track, “Ophelia,” with the use of piano and fast paced drums. It makes you think about the value of life, especially with the line, “But I was late for …
January 2016, New Music

Listen: Murals, “Long Bridge”

It’s a rainy day in Jacksonville. Murals’ new single, “Long Bridge,” will help you get through it. The track is reminiscent of ’70s singer-songwriter tunes. It calls to mind The Moody Blues with its’ slow guitar and fuzzy, echoing voices. It’s simultaneously new and old psychedelic folk. You can slow dance to …
January 2016, New Music

Listen: The Arcs, “Lake Superior”

The Arcs is Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach’s beautiful side project, and they just released their new single, “Lake Superior.” According to Stereogum, the song is inspired by the tv show Making a Murderer. “Lake Superior” has a Tame Impala-esque sound, relying more on a synthesizer than their earlier work. I’m constantly …
Albums, January 2016, New Music, Reviews

Review: Wet, “Don’t You”

It’s official. Wet has blown our minds. Their debut album, Don’t You, was released on Jan. 29. I’ve got it on repeat. Zutrau’s angelic voice puts me in a trance, and their beats never fail to hypnotize. The emotionally charged lyrics pull at your heartstrings while the beat moves your body. Zutrau sings about …