Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 29

Feature Artist: The Matinee

Shoot out the lights, and stone the roses—there’s some strong autobiography going on between the lines of The Matinée’s debut full-length album, We Swore We’d See the Sunrise. Taking its title from a line in “L’Absinthe”— the true story of a night of madness and delirium experienced while on tour in Quebec told between bouts […]

May 26

Artist Feature: Longwalkshortdock

Longwalkshortdock essentially started the first time Dave King heard gritty electronic music in early eighties videogames. Strongly influenced by these sounds and melodies, Dave started recording and looping segments as a child. He also got a taste for sampling and recording; taping segments of his piano practice to fool his parents into thinking he was […]

May 23

Feature Artist: Wood n Soo

Known for their genre-defying mix tapes and 4-turntable performances, DJ Wood & DJ Soo have proven time and again their ability to rock just about any crowd that’s put before them. Since join- ing forces in 2004 they have attained a world wide cult following and shared the stage with an impres- sive list of […]

May 21

Artist Feature: Lindi Ortega

The album Tin Star was nominated for a Juno Award, Ortega’s third nomination and most definitely not her last. Tin Star speaks to the plight of the struggling musician,” explains country songstress Lindi Ortega, sporting her signature red lips and red boots. “To those who are so driven by their passion that they soldier on, […]

May 19

Artist Feature: Deep Sea Gypsies

“The Gypsy Boys” as their friends call them, are much older in heart than the years would have it seem. Born in a modern era with vintage dreams, The Deep Sea Gypsies offer a sound that is all their own. With major influences like; Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Rory Gallagher, Muddy Waters, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, […]

May 16

Pickwick’s Incredible Live Performance of Hacienda Motel at KEXP

Pickwick is an American indie rock, garage rock, R&B band from Seattle, Washington. The group initially started out as a folk band, but after a 2008 tour in California the group discarded its material and changed their sound. The band’s name stems from Pickwick Records, where Lou Reed was employed as a songwriter in the […]

May 15

Artist Feature: The Dudes

The Dudes, a Calgary-based band, infuse an emotional blend of Al Green and Flaming Lips – soul music and early 1990′s distortion. Dan Vacon, singer-songwriter for The Dudes since their start in the late 90′s, has the ability to draw audiences in through his distinct vocal style – a mixture of strong pop melody, sly […]