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Cold Beaches & Emily Blue Unite For Planned Parenthood Benefit Tour

This August, Planned Parenthood withdrew from the federal funding program, known as Title X, to avoid a new policy that forbids referrals to doctors who can perform abortions. This year alone, nine states have passed some of the country’s...

LIVE REVIEW: Incubus @ Radio City Music Hall

Ten years ago, I saw Incubus at Radio City Music Hall. It was also 10 years after my favorite album of theirs, Make Yourself, came out. Though I first fell in love with the band back in high school,...

PLAYING CINCY: Pop Empire Talk “Novena,” Finding Their Sound & Incense

Cincinnati trio Pop Empire recently dropped their nine-track album, Novena. The indie-rock outfit will head out on a supporting tour this month. Novena marks the 10-year-old group’s first full-length album since 2014’s Future Blues and the first album with the...

WOMAN OF INTEREST: The Evolution of Chelsea Handler

While the concept of personal growth has become more and more ubiquitous – NPR reported last year that millennials spent twice as much as boomers on self-care essentials like workout plans, diet regimens, and therapy – the reasons for...

PLAYING DETROIT: JRJR “Clean Up” Nice on New Track

There is an undeniable Paul Simon Graceland vibe veiled in the stripped down honesty of “Clean Up,” the latest track from indie pop darlings JRJR’s unofficial forthcoming record. The band (Josh Epstein, Dan Zott, Bryan Pope and Mike Higgins) have...

ARTIST INTERVIEW: Heat Thunder

Sitting down and chatting with Joe Montone of Heat Thunder quickly reveals how deeply ingrained passion is within his music.

VIDEO REVIEW: Ex Reyes “Bad Timing”

Beautiful cinematography, chill vibes, and impressive Mardi Gras costumes and makeup are to be found in Ex Reyes' recent video for his single "Bad Timing"—meaning, it's a video worth watching.

VIDEO REVIEW: NENA “Genau Jetzt”

NENA, who you may know from her world famous single, "99 Luftballons," has recently come out with a new video for her latest song "Genau Jetzt" ("Right Now").

LIVE REVIEW: The Hush Sound @ Webster Hall

There's nothing that makes you feel old quite like seeing some of your favorite bands from high school showcase 10-year reunion shows of albums you can pretty much sing in your sleep.

TRACK REVIEW: Jocelyn Mackenzie “Kids”

For those still reeling from the breakup of Pearl and the Beard last June, we completely empathize with you. But alas—there is a light on the other side, and it’s here in the form of Jocelyn Mackenzie breaking out...

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: The Saint Johns “Lost the Feeling”

You can pretty much tell The Saint Johns vibe well together once the first guitar chord is struck in “Lost the Feeling,” and this is just further confirmed when you hear the way their voices swirl together in perfect harmony. Upbeat yet...

PLAYING DETROIT: On the Road With JR JR

It all started when I was a kid. My dad taught me that if I want to meet the band, I should wait by the tour bus after the show. I never abused this knowledge and I never became...

ARTIST INTERVIEW: Dan Arnes

Leapling is a three-piece, experimental pop band from Brooklyn. Their last album was the February 2015 release Vacant Page: Ten misleadingly lighthearted tracks punctuated by the soft vocals and pleasantly dissonant guitar of Dan Arnes, the band’s leader. Before Leapling recently left on a...

INTERVIEW: Jana Hunter

Before Jana Hunter became the woman behind the Baltimore-based Lower Dens, she was a solo singer-songwriter from Houston, TX. After releasing her 2005 debut Blank Unstaring Heirs of Doom and two follow-up albums through Devendra Banhart’s label, she started her current dreamy,...

INTERVIEW: Pearl and the Beard

Pearl and the Beard are some of Brooklyn’s finest, the pearl in our oyster. The band consists of Jocelyn Mackenzie (vocals, drums, percussion) Emily Hope Price (vocals, cello, keyboards) and Jeremy Lloyd-Styles (vocals, guitars, percussion) who all met an...